Health and Environmental Protection in an Industrial Plant: A Case Study of Ajaokuta Steel Company Limited (ASCL) Foundry ShopOcheri Cyril*
Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria
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- Ocheri Cyril
Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria
E-mail: [email protected]
Received date: December 07, 2016; Accepted date: December 26, 2016; Published date: December 31, 2016
Citation: Cyril O (2016) Health and Environmental Protection in an Industrial Plant: A Case Study of Ajaokuta Steel Company Limited (ASCL) Foundry Shop. Int J Swarm Intel Evol Comput 5:145. doi:10.4172/2090-4908.1000145
Copyright: © 2016 Cyril O. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.
This paper discusses issues as they reflect on the health and environmental protection in an industrial plant with emphasize to Foundry operations of the Ajaokuta steel Company Limited: Industrial Safety, area of safety engineering and public health that deals with the protection of workers' health, through control of the work environment to reduce or eliminate hazards were mentioned. Industrial accidents and unsafe working conditions which can result in temporary or permanent injury, illness or even death were highlighted. Some other areas like: Health Hazard, Noise in Foundry, Vibrations at the place of work, Atmospheric Air pollution and their effects on man were also brought to the fore. Suggestions and recommendations were also proffered to reduce their effect on workers.