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Factors associated with use of Personal Protective Equipment among temporary construction workers in Makindye division, Kampala
Background: In Low and Middle-Income Countries, temporary construction workers suffer majority of the construction-related injuries due to lack of or improper use of personal protective equipment. In Uganda, there is limited ...
Knowledge, attitude and practices on infection prevention and control among health workers in Lira Regional referral Hospital, Uganda
(Makerere University, 2020-11)
Introduction The study was to assess knowledge, attitude and practices on infection prevention and control among health workers so as to control the occurrence of nosocomial infections in Lira Regional Referral Hospital. ...
Determinants for PPE use and Rest at work in prevention of occupational health hazards among hairdressing salon workers in Nansana Division
(Makerere University, 2020-10)
Background: Hairdressing is one of the rapidly expanding small scale businesses. Hairdressers in Uganda contribute to the 85.0% of the workers in the informal sector. These are exposed to chemicals through inhalation and ...
Knowledge, attitude and practices among rice farmers on the use of Personal Protective Equipment in Butebo Sub County, Butebo District
(Makerere University, 2019-11-05)
Introduction: In Uganda, a great number of farmers are embracing rice growing as both the cash crop and the staple food. It’s also considered as one of the major agricultural enterprises with the ability of increasing ...
Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices concerning usage for personal protective equipment (PPE) among grinding mill workers in Buwuni town council, Bugiri district
(Makerere University, 2022-02-04)
Background.Personal protective equipment (PPE) remains one of the effective intervation in preventing occupational hazards. However, there is limited evidence concerning the usage among grinding mills workers in Uganda. ...
Factors influencing metal welders’ knowledge, attitudes and practices regarding the use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) at metal workshops in Southern division, Jinja city, Eastern Uganda
(Makerere University, 2023-06-20)
Introduction: The welding industry entails several hazardous activities including lifting heavy machinery, cutting, polishing, and joining of metal parts. These processes expose metal welders to enormous chemical, physical ...