ASSESSMENT OF WORK-SPACE AND WORK-METHOD DESIGNS IN NIGERIA AUTOMOBILE SERVICE AND REPAIR INDUSTRY

HO Adeyemi, OO Akinyemi, AI Musa, BQ Ibikunle
  • Nigerian Journal of Technology, April 2016, African Journals Online (AJOL)
  • DOI: 10.4314/njt.v35i2.12

work-space and work-method designs of Nigeria automobile service industry

What is it about?

This study assessed work-space and work-method designs, the level of compliance with recommended standards and the effects on workers’ occupational health and safety in Nigeria automobile service industry.

Why is it important?

The research provided answers to questions relating to: 1. the level of prevalence is job related injuries among the group of workers. 2. the risk factors contributing to the prevailing disorder(s) 3. weather the common work-space and work-station designs complied with the recommended international standard(s)? 4. measure(s) adopted by workers and managers in handling work related injuries?

Perspectives

Dr Adeyemi Hezekiah Oluwole
Olabisi Onabanjo University

The study provided a view into the status of automobile service industry in Nigeria with respect to the level of human factors' considerations of its workforce.

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The following have contributed to this page: Dr Adeyemi Hezekiah Oluwole and Dr Adekunle Ibrahim Musa