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Phenomenon of occupational accidents of workers of IRCCS of Neurosciences



Phenomenon of occupational accidents of workers of IRCCS of Neurosciences



Giornale Italiano di Medicina del Lavoro Ed Ergonomia 24(2): 131-137



On the basis of information collected from ten IRCCS, it has emerged altogether that the accident are not much frequent. Accident statistics indices from 1994 to 1998 were respectively: frequency rate 21.36, incidence rate 3.32, severity rate 0.24. In the "Neurology" Institutes we have above all needlestick injuries and cufs to the arms and hands. The workers most exposed are doctors, trained nurses, technicians. In the "Psychic" Institutes we have falling, impact, lifting and physical contact accidents. The injuries are contusions to legs and head. The most exposed workers are therapists and rehabilitation educators.

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