Occupational Health Hazards among Workers at Government Garment Factory in-Al Najaf City

Authors

  • Ali Sadoon Almusawy
  • Murtadha K. Adea Aljebory

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v16i1.17447

Keywords:

Occupational health, Hazard, Workers, Garment Factory

Abstract

Descriptive design cross-sectional study was conducted in assess the occupational health hazards among
workers in Al-Najaf in garment factory and its association with socio-demographic characteristics of
workers in the province of Najaf during period from December 23th 2020 to February 9 the 2021. 180
male and female workers were selected through non-probability sampling (purposive sampling) and
the data collected using the questionnaire that was designed earlier from three main parts, first part
included socio-demographic data characteristic and the second part was included health care facilities
that include health services to workers and the three part (health hazards) and that consist of (physical
hazards, chemical hazards, biological hazards, psychological hazards The study found that the overall
risk score was moderate, the higher risk was for psychological risks, and the lowest risk was for safety
measures and protective equipment, The overall hazard score was found to have a statistically significant
relationship with each job title and work location (P 0.05). Further research, as well as an education
program and regulations for the use of safety measures, were strongly recommended.

Author Biographies

Ali Sadoon Almusawy

Research Scholar, Department of Community Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, University of Kufa, Iraq

Murtadha K. Adea Aljebory

Research Scholar, Department of Community Health Nursing, Faculty of Nursing, University of Kufa, Iraq

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Published

2021-11-02

How to Cite

Ali Sadoon Almusawy, & Murtadha K. Adea Aljebory. (2021). Occupational Health Hazards among Workers at Government Garment Factory in-Al Najaf City. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 16(1), 191–195. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v16i1.17447