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fouladi B, mosavianasl Z, ahmadi P, heidari Z. Comparison of occupational accidents among staff of two educational hospitals of Medical Sciences University of Ahvaz in 2017. ohhp 2019; 3 (2) :122-113
URL: http://ohhp.ssu.ac.ir/article-1-155-en.html
Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences
Abstract:   (1821 Views)
Introduction: Hospitals are one of the most important sources of health and medical services, with employees working in different parts that in touch with numerous Occupational harmful factors and Occupational Accidents. Through examining the accident occurring among employees, can do important action to reduce the Human and financial losses. Therefore, the current study aimed at comparing occupational accidents among the staff of the two educational hospitals of Medical Sciences University of Ahvaz.
Methods: A cross-sectional analytical study was conducted in 2017 among laboratory staff, nurses and operating room personnel in two educational hospitals. 110 persons from each hospital (sample size based on Cochran formula) participated in the study and information about the experiences of accidents occurred for employees and the days of absence were collected through a questionnaire. Finally, data analysis was done by using SPSS 22 software.
Findings: Over 85% of staff in educational hospitals No. 1 and No. 2 were female. The nurses had the highest frequency in terms of the organizational status of the staff employed in these two hospitals. The incident Crop with sharp objects in the hospital 1 and the incidence of skin contact with blood or other body fluids in the hospital 2 were the most frequent among other incidents.
Results: Due to the fact that skin contact with blood or other body fluids has the highest rate of recurrence among other events, it can lead to an increase in absenteeism. Therefore, recommended services provided by professional health experts on the continued use of gloves and the selection of suitable gloves are helpful.
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: safty
Received: 2018/09/25 | Published: 2019/09/15

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