E ISSN: 2583-049X

International Journal of Advanced Multidisciplinary Research and Studies

Volume 4, Issue 2, 2024

Safety Planning Techniques and Employee Performance of Quoted Manufacturing Firms in Lagos State

Author(s): Chinda Chimkamma Collins, Onyekachi Bishop Ogo, Nwamaka Chinyere Ogo


The study examined safety planning techniques and employee performance of quoted manufacturing firms in Lagos State Nigeria. Specifically, the study sought to: Examine the impact of safety training on employee job punctuality and evaluate the impact of personal protective safety equipment on employee job commitment. Research design of the study was questionnaire survey research. The sample size of 353 respondents was taken from population of 3,052 staffs of the selected quoted manufacturing firms in Lagos State namely: Dangote Cement PLC, Nigeria Breweries PLC, Nestle Nigeria PLC and Cadbury Nigeria PLC. The research question were answered with simple percentage, mean and deviation while method of data presentation was table. The hypotheses were tested with single regression. The empirical results show that safety training has significant impact on employee job punctuality of quoted manufacturing firms in Lagos State Nigeria (t-statistic; 6.445; P-value; 0.000 < Sig-value; 0.05) and personal protective safety equipment has significant impact on employee job commitment of quoted manufacturing firms in Lagos State Nigeria (t-statistic; 11.826; P-value; 0.000 < Sig-value; 0.05). The study recommended that management of manufacturing firms should implement safety measures that will motivate employees in the execution of their daily activities. Organizations are advised to guard against endangering the lives of employees through the provision of substandard safety equipment in the quest for increasing competitive advantage and more profit to the detriment of employees.

Keywords: Safety Planning Techniques, Safety Training, Personal Protective Safety Equipment

Pages: 1070-1077

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