This paper is an explanatory attempt to verify some variables that seems to be associated with occupational safety and accident reduction in industry. The variables of interest are: age, work experience, hours of work and accident rate. The data was an evaluation of the accident record of a large manufacturing organization. A total of 580 accidents were recorded during the two-year period examined with a total of 465 employees involved. Subjects were assigned to one to three age categories and one of three-work experience categories respectively. Accident rate did not differ significantly among the three age and work-experience categories using analysis of variance (ANOVA).
A study of reported symptoms by hypertensives and normotensives was undertaken and fifty-two hypertensives and fifty-two normotensives were administered a 39-item, hypertensive symptoms checklist. The result of discriminant analysis showed that the two groups were differentiated on the checklist considering the group discriminant functions, group centroid and group classification.
This study compared the effects of' AIDS education programmes namely adult-led lecture and peer-led discussion on Junior Secondary School Students' knowledge of AIDS. A 3 x 2 factorial design was adopted and the factors investigated were education programme and gender (of students). Data were collected from one hundred and eighty, (180) students whose average age was 13.68 years.