978-620-0-29101-1

Occupational injuries among solid waste collectors in Accra, Ghana

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Summary:

Globally, occupational injuries account for 15% of mortalities associated with occupational accidents. The work of Solid Waste Collectors exposes them to numerous occupational hazards, which results in injuries. Increasing rates of occupational injuries from 43.7% to 63.9% among solid waste collectors in sub Saharan Africa opens room for more research to be done. The study assessed the magnitude of occupational injuries and associated factors among solid waste collectors of Zoomlion Ghana Limited in the Accra Metropolis.

Author:

Patrick Ephraim

Biographie:

Patrick Ephraim, MPH, BSc: Studied Biological, Environmental and Occupational Health at the University of Ghana. Environmental, Health and Safety Graduate Trainee at AECOM Professional Services Limited (Tema Port Expansion Project), Accra - Ghana.

Author:

Judith Koryo Stephens

Biographie:

Author:

Richard Otwey

Biographie:

Number of Pages:

92

Book language:

English

Published On:

2019-09-26

ISBN:

978-620-0-29101-1

Publishing House:

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing

Keywords:

Municipal, Occupational injuries, Solid waste collectors, Solid Waste Management, Zoomlion, waste, Collectors, Injury

Product category:

SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General