Primary Outcomes (end points)
Our primary outcomes of interest are owners/managers’ knowledge and workers’ perception and experience of working environment of the firms. We will also examine changes and practices of firms in improving the working conditions, the incidence of accidents, revenue, sales, profits, number of employees, and other potential outcomes. For measuring decent and safe work environment, our primary outcomes of interest are ventilation system, cleanliness of the workplace, use of safety equipment such as gloves, helmets etc., access to fire extinguisher, access to clean drinking water, clean toilets, timely wage payment, employment agreement, weekly off days, etc. Owners/managers’ knowledge of OSH includes knowing the protocols in case of accidents such as short-circuit, fire, injury etc.