Knowledge of Chemical Hazards and Safety Practices among Furniture Makers Exposed to Organic Solvents in Ile-Ife Nigeria

@article{Akinyemi2019KnowledgeOC,
  title={Knowledge of Chemical Hazards and Safety Practices among Furniture Makers Exposed to Organic Solvents in Ile-Ife Nigeria},
  author={Patrick Ayodeji Akinyemi},
  journal={TEXILA INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH},
  year={2019}
}
  • P. Akinyemi
  • Published 29 March 2019
  • Business
  • TEXILA INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF PUBLIC HEALTH
Background: Furniture making industries commonly operate on small scale in Nigeria and their practices are poorly regulated. There has been less focus on the work practice and level of knowledge of related chemical hazards among people working in this sector. Objectives: This study aimed to assess the furniture makers’ level of knowledge on health effect of related chemical hazards and assess the factors affecting their use of personal protective equipment (PPE). Methods: A descriptive cross… 

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