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Título: Accidents at work and its impact on a hospital in northern Portugal
Outros títulos: Acidentes de trabalho e suas repercussões num hospital
Accidentes de trabajo y su impacto en un hospital en el norte de Portugal
Autor: Martins, Matilde
Silva, Norberto
Correia, Teresa
Palavras-chave: Ocupational health
Accidents ocupationals
Ocupational risks
Issue Date: 2012
Editora: Escola de Enfermagem de Ribeirão Preto / Universidade de São Paulo
Citação: Martins, Matilde; Silva, Norberto; Correia, Teresa (2012) - Accidents at work and its impact on a hospital in northern Portugal. Revista Latino-Americana de Enfermagem. ISSN 0104-1169. 20:2, p. 217-225
Relatório da Série N.º: 2;
Resumo: In order to describe the accidents at work in a hospital in northern Portugal and analyze its main impact in the period 2008 to 2010, we conducted a retrospective cross-sectional study. The information was obtained using the registration notification of accidents at work for 387 workers. The higher prevalence of accidents fell in superior health technician (56.1%) in workers of the female gender (81.9%) in the age group 30-39 years (37.2%), with higher education to the 12th years (55.8%), working in shifts (72.4%) and inpatient services (35.9%). The main cause was the needle stick (45.7%) and the lesion was mainly in the hands (37.5%). The wounds (32.6%) were the most frequent type of injury, followed by sprains and strains (23%). Resulted in absence from work 27.4%, with the sprains and strains the main reason. Preventive strategies should be adopted aiming at the promotion of health of health professionals.
Arbitragem científica: yes
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10198/7196
ISSN: 0104-1169
Versão do Editor: http://www.scielo.br/pdf/rlae/v20n2/02.pdf
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