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Table 2 Utilization of PPE and behavioral status of AA city solid waste collectors, January 2012

From: Assessment of occupational injuries among Addis Ababa city municipal solid waste collectors: a cross-sectional study

Variables Frequency (n = 876) Percent
PPE on duty
 Yes 382 43.6
 No 494 56.4
PPE all the time
 Yes 296 77.5
 No 86 22.5
First training
 Yes 182 20.8
 No 694 79.2
On job training
 Yes 502 57.3
 No 374 42.7
Smoking cigarette
 Yes 78 8.9
 No 798 91.1
Drinking alcohol
 Yes 77 8.8
 No 799 91.2
Chewing chat
 Yes 106 12.1
 No 770 87.9
Sleeping disorder
 Yes 121 13.8
 No 755 86.2
Job satisfaction
 Yes 789 90.1
 No 87 9.9
Vaccinated for Tetanus
 Yes 19 2.2
 No 857 97.8
  1. PPE Personal Protective Equipments.
  2. First training means whether the study participants were trained about safety issues first when they engaged in the current line of job or not.