Epidemiological Profile of the Causes of Biological Occupational Accidents: Subsidies for the Elaboration of One Program of Education in Nursing

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http://hdl.handle.net/10755/154884
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Presentation
Title:
Epidemiological Profile of the Causes of Biological Occupational Accidents: Subsidies for the Elaboration of One Program of Education in Nursing
Abstract:
Epidemiological Profile of the Causes of Biological Occupational Accidents: Subsidies for the Elaboration of One Program of Education in Nursing
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2011
Author:Souza, Magali de Oliveira Paula, RN, MSc
P.I. Institution Name:Irmandade da Santa Casa de Misericordia de Sao Paulo
Title:Nursing Director
Co-Authors:Maria do Carmo Querido Avelar PhD, Professor in Nursing
[22nd International Nursing Research Congress - Research Presentation] Purpose: Any accident involving health workers is considered work accidents and serious public health problem. Biosecurity is an area of great relevance to the health-care establishments, provides information about and controls the risks to which workers are exposed, in the exercise of their activities for the prevention of occupational accidents. To survey the causes of occupational accidents with biological material reported to the Security Service and Occupational Medicine (SESMT) during the year 2007.
Methods:  This was a descriptive study, quantitative, retrospective, documentary, which were analyzed all accidents reported to SESMT, including those not involving contact with biological materials, and those that occurred with residents and students who were hurt during the study period. Results: Results showed that of 222 accidents involving staff and students, 186 (83.7%) involved contact with biological materials, 133 (71.5%) were women, 106 injured (56.9%) were between 20 and 30 years old, and 122 (65.6%) were single. There were more accidents with nursing, 107 (57.5%), the body part most affected were the fingers, 122 (65.6%) accidents and 129 (69.3%) accidents were caused by needles.
Conclusion: The nursing workforce in larger establishments, health care, was the category most affected by these accidents. The analysis of the information contained in the description of accidents has identified the factors that contributed to its occurrence, allowing review strategies for the prevention of accidents and offer education programs in nursing.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titleEpidemiological Profile of the Causes of Biological Occupational Accidents: Subsidies for the Elaboration of One Program of Education in Nursingen_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/154884-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Epidemiological Profile of the Causes of Biological Occupational Accidents: Subsidies for the Elaboration of One Program of Education in Nursing</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2011</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Souza, Magali de Oliveira Paula, RN, MSc</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">Irmandade da Santa Casa de Misericordia de Sao Paulo</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Nursing Director</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">dir.enfermagem@santacasasp.org.br</td></tr><tr class="item-co-authors"><td class="label">Co-Authors:</td><td class="value">Maria do Carmo Querido Avelar PhD, Professor in Nursing</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">[22nd International Nursing Research Congress - Research Presentation] Purpose:&nbsp;Any accident involving health workers is considered work accidents and serious public health problem. Biosecurity is an area of great relevance to the health-care establishments, provides information about and controls the risks to which workers are exposed, in the exercise of their activities for the prevention of occupational accidents. To survey the causes of occupational accidents with biological material reported to the Security Service and Occupational Medicine (SESMT) during the year 2007. <br/>Methods:&nbsp;&nbsp;This was a descriptive study, quantitative, retrospective, documentary, which were analyzed all accidents reported to SESMT, including those not involving contact with biological materials, and those that occurred with residents and students who were hurt during the study period.&nbsp;Results:&nbsp;Results showed that of 222 accidents involving staff and students, 186 (83.7%) involved contact with biological materials, 133 (71.5%) were women, 106 injured (56.9%) were between 20 and 30 years old, and 122 (65.6%) were single. There were more accidents with nursing, 107 (57.5%), the body part most affected were the fingers, 122 (65.6%) accidents and 129 (69.3%) accidents were caused by needles. <br/>Conclusion:&nbsp;The nursing workforce in larger establishments, health care, was the category most affected by these accidents. The analysis of the information contained in the description of accidents has identified the factors that contributed to its occurrence, allowing review strategies for the prevention of accidents and offer education programs in nursing.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T13:21:25Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T13:21:25Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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