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

Isaac John Umaru; Hauwa A. Umaru; Franklin John Umaru; Kerenhappuch I. Umaru

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.

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