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Table 2 knowledge related responses of the participants, Ethiopia, 2017 (N = 451)

From: Low levels of knowledge and practice of occupational hazards among flower farm workers in southwest Shewa zone, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional analysis

Items Frequency (N) Percentage (%)
Ever heard occupational hazards in the flower farm
 No 228 50.6
 Yes 223 49.4
 know occupational hazards (OH) associated with your work 252 55.9
 No 199 44.1
 Yes   
know nature & conditions of work activities performed in the farm
 No 198 43.9
 Yes 253 56.1
Know about forms of occupational hazards
 No 217 48.1
 Yes 243 51.9
know the six types of work place hazards
 No 137 30.4
 Yes 314 69.6
Know laws regarding OHS in the flower farm
 No 226 50.1
 Yes 225 49.9
Know safety communication
 No 245 54.3
 Yes 206 45.7
Know about routes of exposure of work place hazards
 No 249 55.2
 Yes 202 44.8
Know the major routes of exposures
 No 149 33.0
 Yes 302 67.0
know the possible health problems arising from the existing hazards
 No 260 57.6
 Yes 191 42.4
Know that workplace hazards can cause environmental pollutions
 No 224 49.7
 Yes 227 50.3
know your rights and responsibilities in accident reduction/prevention strategy
 No 286 63.4
 Yes 165 36.6
Know about emergency response and preparedness for the control of work place hazards
 No 285 63.2
 Yes 166 36.8
Knowing the use of emergency measures in time of accidence occurrence
 No 297 65.9
 Yes 154 34.1