Link between migration status and occupational health and safety of Filipino migrant workers in South Korea

Abstract:

With its offer of competitive compensation and attractive employment permit system (EPS), South Korea has recently experienced an influx of migrant workers. There has been a concomitant rise in the concerns about the health and safety of migrant (especially undocumented) workers as well. The purpose of this study was to identify the prevalence of work-related health and safety problems among Filipino migrant workers and determine the relationship between migration status and occupational health and safety (OHS) problems. We conducted a survey of 116 Filipino migrant workers, both legal and undocumented. We utilized the Korean Occupational Stress Scale (KOSS),

Nordic Musculoskeletal Questionnaire (NMQ), and a validated health and safety questionnaire to assess the various forms of occupational health problems they face. A focus group discussion (FGD) was also conducted to cross-validate information from the questionnaire. Descriptive data were presented in percentages, mean, and standard deviation (SD). Chi-squares tests and logistic regression analyses were performed to estimate the degree of association between variables (P

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APA

M., A (2024). Link between migration status and occupational health and safety of Filipino migrant workers in South Korea. Afribary. Retrieved from https://afribary.com/works/link-between-migration-status-and-occupational-health-and-safety-of-filipino-migrant-workers-in-south-korea

MLA 8th

M., Amit "Link between migration status and occupational health and safety of Filipino migrant workers in South Korea" Afribary. Afribary, 30 Mar. 2024, https://afribary.com/works/link-between-migration-status-and-occupational-health-and-safety-of-filipino-migrant-workers-in-south-korea. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

MLA7

M., Amit . "Link between migration status and occupational health and safety of Filipino migrant workers in South Korea". Afribary, Afribary, 30 Mar. 2024. Web. 21 May. 2024. < https://afribary.com/works/link-between-migration-status-and-occupational-health-and-safety-of-filipino-migrant-workers-in-south-korea >.

Chicago

M., Amit . "Link between migration status and occupational health and safety of Filipino migrant workers in South Korea" Afribary (2024). Accessed May 21, 2024. https://afribary.com/works/link-between-migration-status-and-occupational-health-and-safety-of-filipino-migrant-workers-in-south-korea