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Occupational Eye Injury Among Sawmill Workers in Nigeria

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Author(s): Odarosa M. Uhumwangho | I. Njinaka; O.T. Edema; O.A. Dawodu and A.E. Omoti

Journal: Asian Journal of Medical Sciences
ISSN 2040-8765

Volume: 2;
Issue: 5;
Start page: 233;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Keywords: Occupational eye injury | sawmill workers | ocular trauma

ABSTRACT
To determine the prevalence and pattern of occupational ocular injuries in sawmill workers in Nigeria. A cross-sectional study of sawmill workers was carried out using pretested questionnaires. Ocular examination was done on site with a pen torch, portable hand-held slit lamp bio-microscope and direct ophthalmoscope. The Statistical Package for Social Sciences (SPSS 16) was used to analyze the data obtained; p
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