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Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Program on Knowledge Regarding Occupational Health Hazards and Its Prevention Among Flour Mill Workers at Selected Rural Area


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Many people believe that work is worship, equally important is the place of work because the workplace has significant influence on individual’s health and is a primary site for the delivery of preventive health care. The present study intends to evaluate the effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on knowledge regarding occupational health hazards and its prevention among flour mill workers in selected rural area. The objectives are to assess the existing knowledge level on occupational health hazards and its prevention, to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching program on knowledge regarding occupational health hazards and its prevention. Quasi experimental, one group pre test and post test design was adopted. Evaluative approach with selected Flour mill in rural area. 60 Flour mill worker were selected by Random Sampling. The collected data was analyzed and interpreted by using descriptive and inferential statistics. The over all knowledge score obtained by the subject in the pre-test was 13.95 with standard deviation of 5.25 and in the post-test was 25.21 with standard deviation of the obtained “t” value for over all knowledge score 15.11 is found to be greater than the table value at the level of p<0.001. It revealed that there is an effectiveness of Structured teaching programme on occupational health hazards and its prevention among flour mill workers, hence the hypothesis H1 was accepted. The study proved that structured teaching programme on occupational health hazards and its prevention among flour mill workers was scientific, logical and coast effective strategy.

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Structured Teaching Programme, Knowledge, Flour Mill Workers, Occupational Health Hazards, Rural Area.
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Authors

Rashmi M. R.
Global College of Nursing, Bangalore, India
Laishram Dabashini Devi
Global College of Nursing, Bangalore, India
Swapna Mary A.
Global College of Nursing, Bangalore, India

Abstract


Many people believe that work is worship, equally important is the place of work because the workplace has significant influence on individual’s health and is a primary site for the delivery of preventive health care. The present study intends to evaluate the effectiveness of Structured Teaching Programme on knowledge regarding occupational health hazards and its prevention among flour mill workers in selected rural area. The objectives are to assess the existing knowledge level on occupational health hazards and its prevention, to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching program on knowledge regarding occupational health hazards and its prevention. Quasi experimental, one group pre test and post test design was adopted. Evaluative approach with selected Flour mill in rural area. 60 Flour mill worker were selected by Random Sampling. The collected data was analyzed and interpreted by using descriptive and inferential statistics. The over all knowledge score obtained by the subject in the pre-test was 13.95 with standard deviation of 5.25 and in the post-test was 25.21 with standard deviation of the obtained “t” value for over all knowledge score 15.11 is found to be greater than the table value at the level of p<0.001. It revealed that there is an effectiveness of Structured teaching programme on occupational health hazards and its prevention among flour mill workers, hence the hypothesis H1 was accepted. The study proved that structured teaching programme on occupational health hazards and its prevention among flour mill workers was scientific, logical and coast effective strategy.

Keywords


Structured Teaching Programme, Knowledge, Flour Mill Workers, Occupational Health Hazards, Rural Area.

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