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Maintenance Of Occupational Safety And Health At Bedele Brewery Share Company


Safety and health of employees is a decisive factor in organizational effectiveness in terms of company's smooth and successful functioning. Hence, this study was aimed at examining the maintenance of occupational safety and health of employees in order to enhance the productivity of the company through protecting the workers against any health hazard arising out of work or conditions. With the use of stratified random sampling technique, information was collected from 90 non-managerial employees and 15 management officials. Secondary data have also been used. The study found out that the company has not managed trainings pertaining to OSH, failed to supply adequate and quality personal protective equipments and has not maintained adequate safety promotions and incentives. Hence it is advisable for the company to distinguish areas prone to frequent incidents and try to alleviate the problems of OSH. In additions to this, it is advisable for the company to equip its clinics and first aids in appropriate fashion in order to maintain effective OSH

Corporate Author: 
Getnet Alemu & Worku Gebeyehu (Editor) & Ethiopian Economic Association/Ethiopian Economic Policy Research Institute
Ethiopian Economic Association (EEA)
Primary Descriptors: 

Employee - safety

Secondary Descriptor: 

Health - Employee

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Broad Subject heading: 
Industry - Occupational Health
Call Number: 
330.963 PRO 2011
Serial Key Title: 
Proceedings of the Eighth International Conference on the Ethiopian Economy
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Publication date: 
2013-06-27 23:11:00
Forum or Discussion date: 
2013-02-27 15:43:09
Place of publication: 
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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