HEALTH AND SAFETY PROGRAMMES AND PERFORMANCE OF EMPLOYEES IN PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES IN UGANDA: A CASE STUDY OF KYAMBOGO UNIVERSITY
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This study examined the relationship betweenHealth and safety Programmes and Performance of Employees in public universities in Uganda using Kyambogo University as a case study. The study specifically looked at the influence of the health and safety programs on the performance of Employeesat Kyambogo University. The study used case study and cross sectional survey research designs. The sample covered 120 Kyambogo University staff. Simple random sampling and purposive sampling techniques were used to select respondents for the study. The correlation results above 0.07 level, show that Health and Safety programmes significantly affect performance of employees at Kyambogo University. It is concluded that the prevalent work conditions in an organisation affect work performance of employees. The study recommends that Kyambogo University should have targets to generate sufficient and sustainable resources for health and safety activities and programmes, to use these resources optimally and to ensure that everyone has financial accessibility to health services through revenue collection, pooling of resources, and purchasing of interventions thus improved performance.