Volume No. :   4

Issue No. :  3

Year :  2016

ISSN Print :  2347-8640

ISSN Online :  2454-2660


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A Study to Assess The Effectiveness of self Instructional Module on knowledge regarding Occupational health hazards among the workers working in selected Iron Factory in Dediyasana, Mehsana.



Address:   Rajesh Joshi
Assistant Professor, Joitiba College of Nursing, Bhandu, Tal- Visnagar, Dist- Mehsana (Gujarat)
*Corresponding Author
DOI No: 10.5958/2454-2660.2016.00056.9

ABSTRACT:
Background- A healthy workforce is vital for sustainable social and economic development of country.1 Occupational health helps to prevent and control work related illness and injuries and create environment that foster and support health promoting activities.2 Aims and Objectives- To assess the existing knowledge regarding occupational health hazards among workers. To determine the effectiveness of Self instruction module. To compare the post test knowledge score of occupational health hazards with selected demographic variable. Material and Methods- The data were collected from 50 workers working in Iron factories by purposive sampling techniques with the use structured questionnaire and one group pretest posttest design was used. Result- Workers working in Iron factories had good knowledge with effectiveness of 36.27%. There was highly significant difference found between pretest and posttest knowledge scores and there was no significant association found between knowledge scores with demographic variables Conclusion- SIM found to be effective in improving the knowledge of workers working in Iron factories.
KEYWORDS:
SIM, and Occupational health hazards.
Cite:
Rajesh Joshi. A Study to Assess The Effectiveness of self Instructional Module on knowledge regarding Occupational health hazards among the workers working in selected Iron Factory in Dediyasana, Mehsana. Int. J. Adv. Nur. Management. 2016; 4(3): 311-312.
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