Search

СНПЧ А7 Курск, обзоры принтеров и МФУ

MANAGEMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY IN SELECTED ORGANISATIONS OF THE SOUTH WEST REGION OF CAMEROON

By Agnes Ncheng Abunaw | Department of Business Studies | Strategic Human Resource Management

ABSTRACT

Recent accidents occurring in most companies in Cameroon should be a source of worry to everyone. Most employers fail to put in place adequate health and safety measures at their workplace to safeguard not only the employees and management but also clients/customers and other stakeholders who might have some interest in the company or organization. Ineffective occupational health and safety policy have a negative effect on the organization as well as the workforce. Some of these include, cost of wages paid for time lost, the cost of damage to material or equipment, a cost of overtime work required as a result of accidents, it is against this background that the researcher decided to research into the area management of occupational health and safety in selected organizations of the South West Region of Cameroon. Data were collected through questionnaires, interview, participant observation and review of relevant literature from books, articles, website, Three hundred (300) respondents formed the sample size as fifty (50) was drawn from each organization using simple random sampling. The data generated was analyzed using the statistical package for social sciences (SPSS) version 21.0. It was found out that the current occupational health and safety practices in organizations of the South West Region of Cameroon are inadequate. Employee’s commitment and compliance to health and safety rules were also low. It is recommended that management of these organizations should seat up as far as the management of occupational health and safety is concerned

KEY WORDS: Management, Occupational Health, Occupational Safety, Health Hazard, Safety Hazard and Occupational Health and Safety. Download 

: