Assessing Safety Measures on Employee Performance at the Adwumapa Buyers Company Limited.
The general objective underlying the study was to examine the effect of safety measures on the job performance of workers at the Adwumapa Buyers Company Limited in the Aowin-Suaman district of the Western Region of Ghana. The study made use of descriptive survey design. Information was elicited from 142 selected respondents. The study made use of interviews and questionnaire as its instrument. The outcomes of the study reveal how differently workers construe safety measures at in the company. The study has established the workers’ varied levels of understanding of the safety measures of the company and pinpoints the gap that needs to be filled by the company for those who need additional training with regard to certain aspects of the safety measures of the company. The findings of the study showed that, absence of safety measures and safety training officer at the workplace exposes the employees to a wide range of risk which adversely affect their job performance From the findings it was recommended that training employees about how to handle the equipment and the other facilities at the workplace is very important for employee retention and workplace safety. It is important that adequate provision of safety measures be made available to ensure the safety of workers. Furthermore, it is recommended that management of the company must make it a priority to provide safety training on regular occasions to enlighten employees on the need to protect themselves at the workplace.