A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding Occupational Health Hazards among Factory Workers in Selected Factory of Indore, M. P., India

Authors

  • Sonam Meshram Nursing Sister, Civil Hospital, Nagda, Ujjain, M.P., India. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-8045-5085
  • Sheikh Javed Associate Professor and HOD, Community Index Nursing College, Indore, M.P., India.

Keywords:

Structured Teaching, Programme, Occupational Health Hazards, Knowledge Score

Abstract

Background: Factory workers are vulnerable to various diseases and accidents are common in factories. Theydo not have much knowledge on the various occupational health hazards and the way to preventing it.. Methodology: Structured teaching programme followed by administration of structured knowledge questionnaire was used as an appropriate and effective method to evaluate the knowledge and attitude of factory workers regarding occupational health hazards. Ethical approval and patient consent was taken. The tool was found to be statistically reliable for the main study. Result: A significant improvement was seen in post-test average knowledge score of the workers after administration of structured teaching programme. Conclusion: The pre-test findings showed that knowledge of factory workers regarding occupational health hazards was inadequate. The structured teaching programme proved to be a very effective method of transforming information.

DOI: https://doi.org/10.24321/2455.9199.202001

How to cite this article:

Meshram S, Javed S. A Study to Assess the Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on Knowledge regarding Occupational Health Hazards among Factory Workers in Selected Factory of Indore, M. P., India. Int J HealthCare Edu & Med Inform 2020; 7(1): 1-9.

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2020-10-07