Health and safety management in university's student residential college

An overview of students' perception and awareness

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Abstract

This research studied students perception and awareness on occupational safety and health management in residential college. To achieve this objective, Ibrahim Yaakob College (KIY), University Kebangsaan Malaysia was chosen as a case study. Even though safety and health management aspects has been implemented through out the university, there are possibilities that students are exposed to certain types of accident and injuries. Therefore, it is important to carry out this study in order to ascertain to what extent the level of safety and health awareness among students at KIY. About 129 respondents were chosen among students who stayed at KIY. Pearson correlation method was employed to analyze the data. The result showed that various perceptions were given by respondents in relation to management level and occupational safety and health procedure at KIY. The study also found that there was a significant relationship between demographic factors and occupational safety and health training. Furthermore, the university should pay more attention to the aspects of safety and health management especially among residential college occupants, thus the welfare of the student can be managed properly.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)165-171
Number of pages7
JournalResearch Journal of Applied Sciences
Volume5
Issue number3
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 2010

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Keywords

  • College management
  • College vicinity
  • Environmental safety level
  • Occupational safety
  • Residential college
  • Student health level

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  • Engineering(all)

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