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Merit Research Journal of Medicine and Medical Sciences (ISSN: 2354-323X) Vol. 8(5) pp. 106-110, May, 2020 

Copyright © 2020 Merit Research Journals
DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.3832391

Original Research Article

The Danger of COVID-19 and Health of Waste Management Front Liners


Isaac John Umaru1, 2*, Hauwa A. Umaru3, Franklin John Umaru3 and Kerenhappuch I. Umaru4


1Faculty of Resource Science and Technology, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak. Malaysia
2Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Science and Technology Federal University of Wukari, Nigeria
3Department of Biochemistry, Modibbo Adama University of Technology Yola. Adamawa State
4Department of Biochemistry, University of Maiduguri, Borno State Nigeria

*Corresponding author’s E-mail: umaruisaac@gmail.com

Received: 19 April 2020 I Accepted: 14 May 2020 I Published: 23 May 2020
Copyright © 2020 Author(s) retain the copyright of this article.
This article is published under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License 4.0.




Intensive care for waste management workers as emergency must be skilled in providing end-of-danger to their health. Crucial in this kind of care is end-of-danger decision-making, which is a complex process involving a variety of stakeholders and requiring adequate justification to safety and good health. The aim of this systematic survey is to analyze approach tackling ethical issues in relation to the danger of COVID-19 and the Health of waste management front liners, for intensive care approach. It explores the ethical positions, arguments and principles of waste management and their exposure to COVID-19 waste from known and unknown. A survey form search was conducted in e-databases and grey literature sources for the time period of month. The constant comparative method was used for qualitative and quantitative analysis which include online and papers survey form in order to identify ethical content including ethical positions, waste disposal, ethical arguments, equipment’s used, and ethical principles used in the decision-making process in halting the danger of COVID-19 with and of waste management front liners. In the Tables1, 2 and 3 we have identified a good number of unethical positions and practises among the waste management front liners. Five positions were identified as substantive, the unavailability of the most essential preventive equipment such; as Overall coat, Booths, Hardware gloves, and Mask (Mouth and Face) not available responses with percentage rate of 49.1%, 4.55%, 73.71%, 68.10%, and 66.67% when compared to the total number of respondent, which may cause a threat to the fight of this Virus if this groups needs and welfare is neglected. We have demonstrated that recommendations and guidelines designed specifically by intensive or critical care experts for intensive care units to consider and promote the waste management front liners as one arm of government fighting the menace of COVID-19 by Making the communities and surrounding clean and hygiene.

Keywords: CONVID-19, Danger, Front Liners, Gloves, Health, Management, Mask, Waste










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