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Implementation of health and safety management strategy at Tanzania cigarette company

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Show simple item record Massao, Gideon D. 2017-05-10T15:44:57Z 2017-05-10T15:44:57Z 2016
dc.description A Thesis Submitted to SOPAM in Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements for the Award of the Degree of Master of Science in Human Resources Management (MSc HRM) of Mzumbe University en_US
dc.description.abstract The study explored the extent to which the TCC strategy for managing health and safety has been successful in reducing accidents in Tanzania Cigarette Company.In achieving the same,the study was guided by three objectives which were; to find out whether the availability of PPE are adequate at Tanzania Cigarette Company,to determine the extent to which the provision of Personal Protective Equipment have managed to reduce accidents at TCC and to identify the challenges facing the provision and uses of Personal Protective Equipment in TCC. The study employed a case study design. The respondents of the study were choosen purposively and randomly.Data were collected from both primary and secondary sources. The data collection methods used to collect primary data were;questionnaire,interviews and observation.The secondary data were collected through documentary review.The Quantitative data were analysed by using SPSS while qualitative data were analysed using thematic analysis. The study found that personal protective equipment are adequately provided at TCC. Although the wearing of PPEs is determined by age,gender,occupation and work experince. More to that,it was found that to a large extents,the provision and and use of PPEs have managed to reduce accident from year 2011 to 2015. Although some challenges were also detected such as low quality PPEs provided by the company, scarcity of equipment and bureaucracy in the provision of personal protective equipment to workers. The study recommended that there should be effective inspection to the TCC.This should be done by the government via its agency (OSHA). Secondly there should be adequate PPE. Thirdly, employees who do not wear PPE for their own ignorance should be penalised. Fourthly, the company not adhering to safety regulations should be penalised. Fifthly, training to the employees should continue to be provided en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Mzumbe University en_US
dc.subject Personal protective equipment en_US
dc.subject Health and safety equipment en_US
dc.subject Safety equipment-Industries en_US
dc.title Implementation of health and safety management strategy at Tanzania cigarette company en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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