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A Study to Evaluate the Effectiveness of Planned Teaching Programme on Knowledge and Practises Regarding Prevention of Health Hazards among Domestic Flour Mill Workers in Urban Areas

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.9, No. 6)

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Page : 515-519

Keywords : Assess; Effectiveness; Planned teaching programme; Knowledge; Practise;

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Background: The place of work is an important part of man’s environment. The health and efficiency of workers working in any organization get influenced in large measures by condition prevailing in their work environment. The prevailing conditions are related to physical, biological, chemical and social agents. A worker is usually exposed to these agents for about 6 – 8 hours daily. Recently industrialization and globalization are changing the Indian occupational morbidity drastically. Objectives: 1. To assess the existing knowledge and practices of domestic flour mill workers regarding prevention of health hazards in selected urban area.2. To evaluate the effectiveness of PTP on knowledge and practices on prevention health hazard among domestic flour mill workers in selected urban area.3. To find association between demographic variables and pre-test score of knowledge and practices among domestic flour mill workers in selected urban areas. Method: A study was conducted in selected flour domestic mills to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching programme on knowledge and practises regarding prevention of health hazards among domestic flour mill workers. The 30 samples were selected by using Sample random sampling technique. The socio demographic data was collected by using questionnaire method on age, gender, education, hours of work per day. The pre- test was taken prior to planned teaching programme, after that planned teaching programme was administered post test was conducted after 7 days. Results: The overall pre-test mean knowledge scores is 8.96 whereas, post-test mean knowledge scores had increase to 15.13 after administration of planned teaching programme. The pre-test mean practice scores was 3.26 whereas, post-test mean practices scores was increase to 5.83 after administration of post-test. The calculated paired ‘t’ test value (16.077) is less than tabulated value. Hence H1 is accepted this indicated that gain in knowledge score

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