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Noise-Induced Hearing Loss: A Senseless Workplace Hazard in Kilang Gula Felda Perlis Sdn. Bhd.

Badrul, Bakar (2012) Noise-Induced Hearing Loss: A Senseless Workplace Hazard in Kilang Gula Felda Perlis Sdn. Bhd. Masters thesis, Universiti Utara Malaysia.

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Abstract

The purpose of this study is to evaluate and identify factors that lead to hearing loss to workers who works in the factory in Kilang Gula Felda Perlis Sdn. Bhd. This study was done among 170 workers in Kilang Gula Felda Perlis Sdn. Bhd. Data were gathered through questionnaires and was being analyzed by using Statistical Package for Social Science (SPSS). Throughout the statistical analysis-correlation analysis,it is found that there is a significant relationship between the three independent variables namely Environment,Risk Control,Self Awareness and Social Support with the dependent variables-Noise Induced Hearing Loss (NIHL) while another independent variables (Machinery) does not have significant relationship with NIHL. In the same time, it is also found that there is no difference in the NIHL reported between male and female workers. This study also identifies a significant relationship between NIHL and the length of service group at Kilang Gula Felda Perlis Sdn. Bhd

Item Type: Thesis (Masters)
Supervisor : Chew Abdullah, Nor Azimah
Item ID: 3087
Subjects: T Technology > TD Environmental technology. Sanitary engineering
Divisions: College of Business (COB)
Date Deposited: 17 Feb 2013 07:34
Last Modified: 18 Apr 2016 08:39
Department: College of Business
Name: Chew Abdullah, Nor Azimah
URI: https://etd.uum.edu.my/id/eprint/3087

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