Effectiveness of workplace wellness programmes on Accident prevention in the Mining Industry: a case of Pretoria Portland Cement, Collen Bawn Mine, Zimbabwe

Chineka, Munashe (2017) Effectiveness of workplace wellness programmes on Accident prevention in the Mining Industry: a case of Pretoria Portland Cement, Collen Bawn Mine, Zimbabwe. UNSPECIFIED thesis, UNSPECIFIED.

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Abstract

Mine accidents are one of the major contributors to occupational health problems faced world over. Various initiatives have been rolled out to deal with mine accidents including implementation of workplace wellness programs as a way to reduce and prevent accidents. This study assessed the effectiveness of the workplace wellness programs in accident prevention. The researcher identified wellness programs implement at PPC and analyzed the trend and differences in accident levels between groups with and without wellness program. Employees’ perception about wellness programmes towards accident prevention was also assessed. The study employed a triangulation methodology for data collection. This included both qualitative and quantitative data collection instruments to achieve the study objectives. Study findings revealed that employees perceive workplace wellness programs effective in accident prevention. The results also revealed that there are significant differences in accidents between clusters which were subjected to wellness programs and those which were not. The research thus concluded that wellness programs are effective in accident prevention.

Item Type: Thesis (UNSPECIFIED)
Uncontrolled Keywords: Mine accidents,Occupational health,Accidents prevention
Divisions: Universities > State Universities > Midlands State University
Depositing User: Mr. Edmore Sibanda
Date Deposited: 30 Oct 2017 22:21
Last Modified: 30 Oct 2017 22:21
URI: http://researchdatabase.ac.zw/id/eprint/5844

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