Safety and Health in Schools
Huinee Voon1, Tengku Mohammad Ariff2
1Huinee Voon, Institute for Community (Health) Development (i-CODE), Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Terengganu, Malaysia.
2Tengku Mohammad Ariff, Institute for Community (Health) Development (i-CODE), Universiti Sultan Zainal Abidin, Terengganu, Malaysia.
Manuscript received on 17 July 2019 | Revised Manuscript received on 02 August 2019 | Manuscript Published on 10 August 2019 | PP: 251-258 | Volume-8 Issue-2S3 July 2019 | Retrieval Number: B10430782S319/2019©BEIESP | DOI: 10.35940/ijrte.B1043.0782S319
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Abstract: Safety and health in a school is about employing a sensible and proportionate measure to identify and evaluate potential risks, and areas of weakness, capable of adversely affecting the school system. Objectives: To relate physical environment with safety and health in schools; and to study how risk assessments in schools can help in risk and hazard rectification. Methodology: A descriptive study, theoretical analysis. Results and discussion: A school-based risk assessment is one of the important approaches for improving safety and health conditions in schools. Therefore it has a significant role in protecting school employees and students against hazards in the physical environment. Conclusion: Although safety aspects are mainly emphasized in most schools, however, the health-related concerns that ensue from implementing those safety rules where workers’ individual attributes in which human factors aspects should be taken into concern.
Keywords: Accidents, Error, Human Factor, Occupational.
Scope of the Article: Healthcare Informatics