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Title: A study on occupational safety and health hazard among lecturers of handling lathe machine at Mechanical Engineering Department
Authors: Kamaruzaman Jaaffar
Che Ghani Che Kob
Mazlan Che Mustapa
Keywords: Research Subject Categories::TECHNOLOGY::Industrial engineering and economy::Industrial organisation, administration and economics
Industrial hygiene
Industrial safety
Turning (Lathe work)
Machine-tools -- Safety measures
Issue Date: 2014
Publisher: Politeknik Seberang Perai
Citation: Journal of Mechanical Manufacturing (J-Mfac), Vol. 1 (2014), p.117-122
Abstract: This study was done in turning and lathe machine workshop at the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Seberang Perai Polytechnic, Penang. This study refers to the lathe used while teaching in Mechanical Engineering Workshop for Mechanical Workshop Practice courses. Polytechnic is an educational institution that offers certificate and diploma level in the field of engineering. In addition, it is also a skill-based training to the field of engineering students. The primary objective of this study are to identify the factors of safety hazards and health and the working environment, to evaluate the risks and hazards in the workshop turning, the level of awareness and sensitivity of the affected users on the aspects of Occupational Health and Safety and improvement measures. The method used in this study refers to the process of risk assessment to implement the classification of activities, job hazard analysis (JHA), HIRARC, determine the level of risk in a quantitative risk assessment and peers review documents. Result of this study, it was found, there are two safety hazards and health are critical and need to be addressed for improvement. In addition, the percentage of consumers' awareness of occupational safety and health hazards rising to 9 percent and awareness of aspects of the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) is also increased to 90 percent.
URI: http://repository.psp.edu.my/xmlui/handle/123456789/93
ISSN: 2289-6066
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