Research Journal of Applied Sciences

Year: 2010
Volume: 5
Issue: 3
Page No. 165 - 171

Health and Safety Management in University’s Student Residential College: An Overview of Students’ Perception and Awareness

Authors : Kadir Arifin, Shaharuddin Ahmad, Kadaruddin Aiyub, Azahan Awang, Lukman Z. Mohamad, Azmi Aziz, Samsu Adabi Mamat and Muhammad Rizal Razman

Abstract: This research studied students perception and awareness on occupational safety and health management in residential college. To achieve this objective, Ibrahim Yaakob College (KIY), University Kebangsaan Malaysia was chosen as a case study. Even though safety and health management aspects has been implemented through out the university, there are possibilities that students are exposed to certain types of accident and injuries. Therefore, it is important to carry out this study in order to ascertain to what extent the level of safety and health awareness among students at KIY. About 129 respondents were chosen among students who stayed at KIY. Pearson correlation method was employed to analyze the data. The result showed that various perceptions were given by respondents in relation to management level and occupational safety and health procedure at KIY. The study also found that there was a significant relationship between demographic factors and occupational safety and health training. Furthermore, the university should pay more attention to the aspects of safety and health management especially among residential college occupants, thus the welfare of the student can be managed properly.

How to cite this article:

Kadir Arifin, Shaharuddin Ahmad, Kadaruddin Aiyub, Azahan Awang, Lukman Z. Mohamad, Azmi Aziz, Samsu Adabi Mamat and Muhammad Rizal Razman, 2010. Health and Safety Management in University’s Student Residential College: An Overview of Students’ Perception and Awareness. Research Journal of Applied Sciences, 5: 165-171.

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