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Table 2 Use of utilization of safety methods ascertained by self-report from interviewees and by researcher’s observation in Dashen Brewery Share Company. The difference rated by observation and self-report were tested by Mann-Whitney test and the result shows the difference was not significant (p = 0.082)

From: Self-reported safety practices and associated factors among employees of Dashen brewery share company, Gondar, Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Safety Practice Self-reported safety practices Observed safety practices
Number Percent (%) Number Percent (%)
Safety shoes 349 84.1 320 77.1
High visibility vest 348 83.9 314 75.7
Overall 341 82.2 310 74.7
Goggles 324 78.1 210 50.6
Gloves 294 70.8 205 49.4
Ear plugs 299 72 179 43.1
Helmet 42 10.1 4 1
Respirator 235 56.6 0 0
Followed the correct manual lifting techniques 178 42.9 149 35.9
Followed demarcated safe walk ways 313 75.4 259 62.4