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Determination of the Effects of Building Constructions on the Health of Site Workers in Minna, Nigeria (Published)

Building construction activities and accidents on construction sites are significantly rated high in Nigeria. To reduce this problem, various building construction sites in Minna metropolis were studied and the aim was to determine the extent in which the health of workers are being affected by the construction activities by taking into considerations, the sources of responsible hazards, in order to generate guidelines to reduce hazards in construction sites in Nigeria. 10 different areas in Minna metropolis were used for this research. In each of these areas, data were collected from two building construction sites. The types of buildings that were studied are residential, commercial and institutional buildings. Primary data were obtained through interviews and structured checklist. In each of the building construction site, five workers were interviewed. Secondary data were obtained from the reviews of relevant academic materials to this research. Tables and content analysis technique were used to present the data.  Among the findings are: the majority of workers have no protective clothing and the frequency of this loop hole is significantly rated very high in all the building construction sites; some workers do not have boots to protect their feet in all the building construction sites that were studied; Among the recommended guidelines are: it must be ensured by the building engineers or the project managers that all the workers should have protective clothing, in order to minimise injuries during the construction activities on the building construction sites; it must also be ensured by the building engineers or the project managers that all the workers should have boots to protect their feet, in order to minimise injuries during the construction activities on the building construction sites.

 

Keywords: Hazards, Health, building construction, injuries, workers

Determination of the Effects of Building Constructions on the Health of Site Workers in Minna, Nigeria (Published)

Building construction activities and accidents on construction sites are significantly rated high in Nigeria. To reduce this problem, various building construction sites in Minna metropolis were studied and the aim was to determine the extent in which the health of workers are being affected by the construction activities by taking into considerations, the sources of responsible hazards, in order to generate guidelines to reduce hazards in construction sites in Nigeria. 10 different areas in Minna metropolis were used for this research. In each of these areas, data were collected from two building construction sites. The types of buildings that were studied are residential, commercial and institutional buildings. Primary data were obtained through interviews and structured checklist. In each of the building construction site, five workers were interviewed. Secondary data were obtained from the reviews of relevant academic materials to this research. Tables and content analysis technique were used to present the data.  Among the findings are: the majority of workers have no protective clothing and the frequency of this loop hole is significantly rated very high in all the building construction sites; some workers do not have boots to protect their feet in all the building construction sites that were studied; Among the recommended guidelines are: it must be ensured by the building engineers or the project managers that all the workers should have protective clothing, in order to minimise injuries during the construction activities on the building construction sites; it must also be ensured by the building engineers or the project managers that all the workers should have boots to protect their feet, in order to minimise injuries during the construction activities on the building construction sites.

 

Keywords: Hazards, Health, building construction, injuries, workers

Tourism Workers and the Most Prominent Problems with Tourists (Published)

The aim of the research is to develop a vision for the professional work of the workers in the tourism sector and highlight their problems with tourists. A number of controls work to regulate the behavior of workers in the tourism sector, taking into account the traditions and customs of the profession. Some negative behaviors may occur from some workers in the tourism sector due to some misconduct of some tourists The study is conducted on the employees of tourism, and distributed 150 questionnaires, of which (130) returned a questionnaire It was excluded (30) questionnaires, so relied on (100). The study found a number of results, the most important of which are problems between the workers in tourism and tourists due to the gender variable, and there are problems between the workers in tourism and tourists due to the variable age. The study recommended the following: To spread tourism awareness among the tourism workers with the importance of developing a language and career development by organizing lectures, seminars, conferences, institutions, governmental and non-governmental bodies. Providing tourist training courses for all employees in tourism and giving them courses in different languages in cooperation with colleges and institutes of tourism and hotels

Keywords: Language, Tourism, Tourists, workers

Empirical Investigation of Assessment of Influence of Reward System on Health Worker Job Performance (Published)

This study is examines the influence of reward on worker job performance using health sector as a reference. It is a research based on primary data collected using a structured questionnaire. The influence of reward system on worker performance was analyzed using Ordinary Least Square Regression Analysis Method. The study revealed that there is a positive relationship between reward and worker performance. The study recommended that (1) the employer of labour need to constantly review the reward packages to their employee and allow it to reflect their contribution to the organization. (2) The economic situation of Nigeria has changed drastically in recent time such that cost of living has shut up drastically, employer is expected to pay a reward that reflect changes in economic situation in Nigeria (3) With the present global economic trend, most employers of labour need to realize that for their organizations to compete favourably, employee performance is a key factor and their wellbeing must be of paramount important to them.

Keywords: Health Sector, Job, Labour, Performance, Reward, workers

Workers Mobility within Schengen: A Comparative Study of 17 Countries Requirements (Published)

The article is aimed to provide a summary of current EU provisions regulating the mobility for third-country nationals (“TCNs”) performing working activities within the Schengen Area.

Keywords: Mobility, Schengen, visas, workers