MANAGEMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL HAZARDS IN WOOD PROCESSING FACTORY AT BATU PAHAT

RASLAN, MOHAMAD NOOR AMIRRUDIN (2017) MANAGEMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL HAZARDS IN WOOD PROCESSING FACTORY AT BATU PAHAT. Other thesis, UNIVERSITI TUN HUSSEIN ONN MALAYSIA.

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Abstract

Many workers in the workplace, such as the furniture industry, veneer and plywood industries may be exposed to wood dust levels resulting from wood processing activities that could affect them in carrying out various operations. The purpose of this study is to identify the level of occupational hazards in wood processing factory and aimed to determine the relationship between management and occupational hazards in wood processing factory at Batu Pahat. Workers in wood processing are in risk of lung cancer and diseases caused by exposure to wood dust and other substances during wood processing activities. Workers can also be exposed to dangers ranging from logging operations in the forests is processed into products such as paper, tables and chairs. Simple random sampling is used and a survey had distributed to 150 employees whose work in the wood processing factory at Batu Pahat but only 110 printed questionnaires were received back for this research. The result showed that the moderate average mean level of occupational hazards in the wood processing factory. Therefore, the relationship between management and occupational hazards was weak, except for coordinating had very weak correlating with occupational hazards.

Item Type: Thesis (Other)
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HD Industries. Land use. Labor > HD28 Management. Industrial Management
Divisions: Faculty of Technology Management and Business > Department of Production and Operation Management
Depositing User: Mr. Te Chuan Lee
Date Deposited: 21 Feb 2018 16:51
Last Modified: 21 Feb 2018 16:51
URI: http://ethesis.uthm.edu.my/id/eprint/286

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