Research Papers/Topics in Environmental Health Science

A Survey of Solid Waste Management Services in Woldya Town (Ethiopia): Challenges and Opportunities for Improvement.

In different cities and towns of Ethiopia, solid waste is a major environmental problem. Woldya town also face the challenges of solid waste management. Effective and efficient solid waste management in a town is a mandatory to ensure human and animal health and also to ensure clean and sound able environment in urban development. The aim of this study is to assess challenges and opportunities for improvement of solid waste management services in Woldya town. Interviews, questionnaires and ob...

Relevance of thermal environment to human health: a case study of Ondo State, Nigeria

Abstract The interconnection between weather and climate and the performance, well-being, and human health cannot be overemphasized. The relationship between them is of both local and global significance. Information about weather, climate, and thermal environment is very important to human health and medical practitioners. The most crucial environmental information needed by medical practitioners and for maintaining human health, performance, and well- being are thermal conditions. The study...

Enforcement and Compliance of Occupational Health and Safety Measures Governing Petroleum Industries in Mombasa Municipality, Mombasa County

Occupation Health and safety (OHS) is a cross-disciplinary area which ensures the protection of Safety, Health and Welfare of people engaged in work or even employment. The goal of occupation Health and Safety programmes is to foster a safe and healthy work environment. As secondary effects, Occupation Health and Safety may also protect coworkers, family members, employers, customers, suppliers, nearby communities, and other members of the public who are impacted by the workplace environ...

Effect of Domestic Waste Disposal Among Adults in Oke-Sopen Community, Of Ijebu-Igbo, Ogun State

ABSTRACTThis project investigates the effect of domestic waste disposal among adults in Oke-Sopen Community, Ijebu-Igbo, Ogun State. The study adopts a descriptive survey method. The research instrument for data collection was questionnaire. Data were collected from both primary and secondary sources. A total of 200 questionnaires were distributed to the respondents to gather adequate information. Data collected were analyzed using frequency count and simple percentage. Findings rev...

Environmental Impact Analysis of Dumpsites on The Geographical Element (Soil and Water). A Case Study of Anka Local Government.

                                                     Abstract The Comparative assessment of environmental impact analysis of dumpsites on the geographical element; soil and water. The study will show the effect of dumpsites on the health of an individual in the community. Three water samples will be collected that are nearness to the dumpsites and analyze for physicochemical parameters, following parameters pH, electrical conductivity EC (µs/cm), total dissolved s...

ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE PATTERNS OF HEAVY METAL TOLERANT BACTERIA ISOLATED FROM A WETLAND INUNDATED BY URBAN RUNOFF

In this study, the heavy metal tolerance and antibiotic resistance patterns of bacteria isolated from Oroma wetland in Port Harcourt, Nigeria were investigated. The response of bacterial species isolated from the wetland to some selected heavy metals (zinc, lead, copper and iron) was investigated on basal medium containing different concentrations of the metals.  The isolated bacteria were identified based on their colonial, microscopic and biochemical characteristics and belonged to followi...

QUALITY MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

A quality management system (QMS) is a set of policies, processes and procedures required for planning and execution (production/development/service) in the core business area of an organization. (i.e. Areas that can impact the organization’s ability to meet customer requirements. The term "Quality Management System" and the acronym "QMS" were invented in 1991 by Ken Croucher, a British management consultant working on designing and implementing a generic model of a QMS within t...

Occupational Health and Safety

An organization’s activities can pose a risk of injury or ill-health, and can result in a serious impairment of health, or even fatality, to those working on its behalf; consequently it is important for the organization to eliminate or minimize its OH&S risks by taking appropriate preventive measures. An organization’s OH&S management system can translate its intentions to prevent incidents into a systematic and ongoing set of processes (supported by the use of appropriate methods ...

Findings of Ongoing Renovation Work in Shorooq Building Apartment Contracted by Royal Way Services LLC Dubai (A Practical Project)

This is my practical project report for Nebosh IGC3 that earned me Excellent grade.  With 25 hazards and 5 good practices.This report is based on the findings of ongoing renovation work in Shorooq building apartment contracted by Royal Way Services LLC Dubai. The aim is to evaluate Health and Safety practice such as working conditions and processes that are unsafe in order to provide recommendations where applicable and ensure compliances. 

PREVALENCE OF ENTERIC FEVER AND MALARIA AMONGST PATIENTS' OF THE UNIVERSITY HEALTH SERVICES, FEDERAL UNIVERSITY DUSTIN-MA, KATSINA, NORTH-WEST, NIGERIA

1,277 patients were diagnosed and treated (July – September, 2017) for malaria, typhoid or co-infection at the University Health Services; 34.06% of the patients were diagnosed and treated in July; 32.58% in August; and 33.36% in September, 2017. The study reveals that the prevalence or incidence of malaria, typhoid and co-infection is higher in males (53.80%) than females (46.20%). 7.75% of the study population had blood cultures confirming only typhoid infection; 31.95...

Assessment of Heavy metal concentration in storm runoff generated at Alabata mechanic village, Camp, Abeokuta, Ogun state, Nigeria.

Water is a vital source of life essential for survival of all living organisms. Surface runoff and soil may become contaminated by the accumulation of heavy metals deposited by the activities of auto mechanic village. Runoff samples were obtained during rainfall from Alabata Mechanic Village located at Camp, Abeokuta, Ogun state; during the establishment of peak rainfall (May and June) and cessation of rainfall (November and February). This study examined runoff samples to quantify the concen...

The Impact of Environmental Sanitation in Lagos State, Nigeria: A Case Study of Agege Local Government Area

ABSTRACT  This study was conducted to determine the Impact of Environmental Sanitation in Agege Local Government Area of Lagos state, Nigera.  One hundred and fifthy (150) respondents were selected through simple random sampling technique. Data were collected through the administration of questionnaires and were analyzed on frequency distribution table. It was revealed that 47% of the sampled respondents still dispose their waste in Open dump, while 36% of the responden...

Physico-Chemical Quality of Well Water Within Araromi Automobile Spare Parts Market Agodi, Ibadan

ABSTRACTThis research work physico-chemical quality of well water within Araromi Automobile Spare Parts market Agodi, Ibadan. The research work assess the physico-chemical characteristics of thewell water sample collected in the study area and also identify analyze and compare the heavy metal concentration with national and international standards. The procedure adopted included observation, and the water sample was collected from seven hand dug well within the study area using 750ml water co...

Parasite Diversity and Health of Oreochromis Mossambicus and Labeo Rosae From Loskop Dam, Mpumalanga Province, South Africa

Land-use activities occurring in the upper catchment of the Olifants River System affect the water quality of Loskop Dam. Such activities lead to water pollution and that affect the health of fish and other aquatic organisms. The aim of the study was to determine the health status of Loskop Dam by assessing the health and parasites of Oreochromis mossambicus and Labeo rosae as biological indicators. The selected fish species were examined during summer (March) and winter (June) 2018. The...

ECOGENOTOXICOGICAL ASSESSMENTS OF SOME SELECTED FISH SPECIES FROM APODU RESERVOIR, MALETE, NORTH CENTRAL, NIGERIA

Increased agricultural and domestic activities around and within aquatic ecosystem could poseserious threats to the habitat quality and ichthyofauna diversity. Nigeria is a country notablefor the alarming rate of water pollution. On the other hand, increased human populace aroundthe Apodu Reservoir has led to an intensifying rate of pollutants’ influx into the water body.To date, there is limited information on the habitat quality and associated genotoxic effectsof pollutants on physiology...


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