Study On Awareness Of Occupational Health Hazards Among Nurses

Kumar, Naveen P (2015) Study On Awareness Of Occupational Health Hazards Among Nurses. International Journal Of Scientific Research, 4 (3). pp. 141-143. ISSN 2277 - 8179

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Abstract

Nursing is a uniquely hazardous occupation. Nurses are exposed to a wide array of chemicals and drugs at work. Needle stick injuries are a common event in the healthcare environment. Data Collection Tool: A pre-designed, structured & close-ended questionnaire was used to collect data. Sampling Technique used was Random sampling, with a sample size of 365B nurses, with study duration of 6 months. More than 90% of the nurses strongly agreed that there was high level of awareness among nurses in relation to Biological, Chemical & Radiation hazards.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Occupational Hazards; Staff Nurses; Needle-stick injuries; Physical Injuries.
Subjects: Medicine > KMC Manipal > Hospital Administration
Depositing User: KMC Manipal
Date Deposited: 19 Mar 2015 09:37
Last Modified: 19 Mar 2015 09:37
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/142227

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