Occupational Health and Safety Practices Assessment in Damietta Port, North Egypt

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Mokhtar S. Beheary
Ahmed Abdelaal
Samira M. Matar

Abstract

Occupational, health and safety system (OHS) is a sensitive item for each organization. Health and safety is part of the business, just like production and quality. Therefore, it should be managed in the same way as other aspects of business. This study investigated the safety culture and behavior between the labors, assess the implemented safety system and evaluate the surround environmental workplace. Field data were collected from different sources, i.e. questionnaire, interview, personal observation and documentary evidence. From collected results, the occupational health and safety measures implemented in some workplaces are not sufficient and some workers are dissatisfied with the current occupational health and safety measures. Health and safety should be the concern of each worker in the organization and this can only be achieved when serious training and education is carried out. Also, monitoring, inspection and evaluate existing health and safety measures on regular basis is very important for improvement and control the risk to achieve occupational health for the port man-power.

Keywords:
Safety, occupational health, incident, PPE.

Article Details

How to Cite
Beheary, M. S., Abdelaal, A., & Matar, S. M. (2020). Occupational Health and Safety Practices Assessment in Damietta Port, North Egypt. Asian Journal of Advanced Research and Reports, 8(4), 17-27. https://doi.org/10.9734/ajarr/2020/v8i430204
Section
Original Research Article

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