Characteristics of Occupational Injuries among Spanish Nursing Workers

Source avec lien : Healthcare, 10(2). 10.3390/healthcare10020220

L’objectif de cette étude est d’analyser les variables personnelles incluses dans les rapports officiels d’accidents, afin d’évaluer leur influence sur les accidents du travail subis par les professionnels infirmiers et aides-soignants.

Introduction: Nursing professionals face a multitude of daily occupational hazards that can cause occupational accidents. AIM: The objective of this work is to analyze the personal variables included in official accident reports, to evaluate their influence on occupational accidents suffered by nursing and nursing assistant professionals. Methodology: A total of 187,821 occupational accidents recorded in Spain from 2011 to 2019 were analyzed in the sector using contingency tables, chi-square, and corrected standardized residuals. Results: The results showed that the older the professional, the probability that once the accident had occurred, its severity would be more serious. Regarding gender, men are more likely to suffer more serious accidents compared to accidents registered by women. Results about the length of service and nationality did not reach statistical significance in the group of accidents analyzed. Conclusions: The planning of preventive measures must be adapted to the profiles of the workers in the most vulnerable sector.

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