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Table 6 Free description regarding working conditions and environment

From: Factors associated with self-rated health among mineworkers in Zambia: a cross-sectional study

  Regular employees (n = 213) Contract employees (n = 125)
Insufficient salary/payment 45 34
Need to improve safety environment 40 20
Too much dust 21 7
Need more training 18 4
Need appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) 15 7
Need to improve healthcare of workers 12 13
Need more motivation/incentive by the company/employer 8 6
Need to improve working condition/environment in general 5 6
Insufficient meal/snack during working hours 4 2
Need appropriate supervision/inspection 4 4
Too much pressure/intimidation/forced task 4 3
Too much hot 3 2
Need a route for escape/evacuation 3 1
Too much noisy 2 1
Need to revise/improve regulation on the mine 2 0
No freedom 2 0
Inappropriate overtime (without remuneration, no rest, etc.) 2 3
Improve general sanitation and water sanitation 2 0
No day-off/leave/holiday 2 5
Challenges of relationships with colleagues 1 0
Challenges of relationships with boss 1 1
Need more welfare 1 0
No enough information on labor laws 1 0
High medical cost 1 0
Workers feel fear of disclose 0 1
Racism 0 1
Gender discrimination 0 1