Reported occupational hazards and illnesses among hairdressers in Ibadan, Southwest Nigeria.

  title={Reported occupational hazards and illnesses among hairdressers in Ibadan, Southwest Nigeria.},
  author={F. Omokhodion and M. Balogun and F. M. Olaolorun},
  journal={West African journal of medicine},
  volume={28 1},
  • F. Omokhodion, M. Balogun, F. M. Olaolorun
  • Published 2009
  • Medicine
  • West African journal of medicine
  • BACKGROUND Hairdressers work in small scale enterprises with little or no health supervision in the workplace. OBJECTIVE To identify workplace hazards and health problems of workers in this trade. METHODS A cross sectional study was conducted in hairdressing salons in Ibadan, Southwest Nigeria. Questionnaires were administered to a total of 355 hairdressers by trained interviewers. Information on work conditions, workplace hazards, accidents and current illnesses was obtained. RESULTS All… CONTINUE READING
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