How Do You Treat Immersion Foot Injury?
Discussion All occupations have some type of potential health consequences. Some are obvious because of the environment such as kitchen workers, first responders, helicopter pilots, etc. Others are may be less obvious or not considered such as slip and falls, cleaning supply chemical exposure, animal bites for postal and utility workers, etc. Noise and lifting objects are often overlooked problems in some settings but obvious in others such as construction. Protective measures, especially appropriate education and training and protective clothing and safety gear are obviously important for performing the work as safely as ...
Source: PediatricEducation.org - July 26, 2021 Category: Pediatrics Authors: Pediatric Education Tags: Uncategorized Source Type: news

Participatory development process of two human dimension intervention programs to foster physical fitness and psychological health and well-being in wildland firefighting - Leduc C, Giga SI, Fletcher IJ, Young M, Dorman SC.
Intervention programs designed, delivered, and evaluated by and within organizations are a critical component in the promotion of employee health and well-being and in the prevention of occupational injury. Critical for transference of findings across comp... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Burns, Electricity, Explosions, Fire, Scalds Source Type: news

Assessing occupational risk of heat stress at construction: a worker-centric wearable sensor-based approach - Shakerian S, Habibnezhad M, Ojha A, Lee G, Liu Y, Jebelli H, Lee SH.
Construction workers are at a high risk of exposure to excessive heat generated by several factors such as intensive physical activities, personal protective clothing, and frequent heat events at construction sites. Previous studies attempted to evaluate t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Protecting pregnancy at work: normative safety measures and employees' safety strategies in reconciling work and pregnancy - Abderhalden-Zellweger A, Probst I, Politis Mercier MP, Danuser B, Krief P.
Background In Switzerland, occupational risks for pregnant workers are covered by specific maternity protection legislation (MPL); however, studies show significant shortcomings in the implementation of these policies among companies. Aims Analyse th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Sectoral patterns of accident process for occupational safety using narrative texts of OSHA database - Suh Y.
The narrative text analytics has recently focused on identifying an accident process in the various fields of safety such as manufacturing, construction, chemicals, and service. In particular, narrative texts allow finding multiple accident factors and typ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

What about the rest of them? Fatal injuries related to production agriculture not captured by the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) Census of Fatal Occupational Injuries (CFOI) - Weichelt B, Scott E, Burke R, Shutske J, G örücü S, Sanderson W, Madsen M, Redmond E, Murphy DJ, Rautiainen R.
Surveillance of injuries in production agriculture is necessary to inform stakeholders about workplace hazards and risks in order to improve and advance injury prevention policies and practices for this dangerous industry. The most comprehensive fatal inju... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Accident and innovation in construction industry: learning by doing to prevent accidents and improve the production - Diniz Fonseca E.
The development of construction processes and systems aimed at technological innovations that can effectively contribute to the evolution of the construction process of a building is currently a reality. The aim of this study is to analyze the interaction ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Darker deals? Male dark tetrad preferences for female sex worker services - Hughes S, Adhikari J, Goulding K.
The present study explored links between male Dark Tetrad personality traits (psychopathy, Machiavellianism, narcissism, sadism) and preferences for using outdoor and indoor female sex worker services. We also investigated the mediating effects of perceivi... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Examining subsector-based inequalities in health, safety and environmental conditions of gold miners in Ghana - Aram SA, Osei Lartey P, Amoah SK, Appiah A.
Ghana's small scale mining subsector employs more, usually indigenous people, than the industrial large scale subsector. Despite the potential contributions of small scale mining, there exist wide disparaging variations in health, safety and environmental ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Hijacking of the aircraft OK ADN L410 Turbolet on June 8, 1972 - forensic medical notes - Franti šek V, Miroslav H, Jan K, Michal B, Zdeněk.
On 8 June 1972, the Czechoslovak OK DNN aircraft carrier L410 Turbolet was delivered to the regular line Marianske Lazne - Prague to the Federal Republic of Germany. About 8 minutes after the launch from Marianske Lazne Airport, the likely head of the grou... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Pilot study to evaluate safety culture perception in the operating theatres of an acute NHS Trust using the National Air Traffic Services (NATS) App - Brennan PA, Dalal A, Knighton J, Jones R, Oeppen RS.
An area critical to safety in an organisation is the perceived and actual culture. National Air Traffic Services (NATS) work closely with large safety-critical industries including various aviation companies to enable them to identify strengths and vulnera... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Risk perception and coping behavior of construction workers on occupational health risks-a case study of Nanjing, China - Liu H, Li J, Li H, Li H, Mao P, Yuan J.
To reduce harm caused by occupational health risks of construction workers exposed to working environments, especially those for interior decoration, it is crucial for them to actively recognize and prevent these risks. Therefore, how to improve their occu... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 25, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Delayed pay rise will leave staff disappointed, say health unions
Health unions representing 1.2 million NHS staff in England have responded to the 3% NHS pay rise announced by the government today (Wednesday), which accepts the recommendation made by the independent pay review body. UNISON head of health and chair of the joint health unions Sara Gorton said: “Dedicated staff have been waiting far too long for a decent pay rise. That the government has moved from the insult of 1% shows ministers realise the damage that’s been done. “But the memory of 1%, combined with lengthy delay, has done lasting damage to morale and the trust staff have in ministers. The g...
Source: UNISON meat hygiene - July 21, 2021 Category: Food Science Authors: Anthony Barnes Tags: News Press release nhs pay Source Type: news

Coronavirus (COVID-19): advice for pregnant employees, DHSC and Health and Safety Executive (updated 20th July 2021)
Advice for pregnant employees on risk assessments in the workplace and occupational health during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 20 July 2021 Updated to reflect the lifting of restrictions as part of the step 4 of the roadmap. 21 June 2021 Updated to remove reference to pregnant woman being considered'clinically extremely vulnerable'. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 20, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

OSHA: Occupational Exposure to COVID-19; Emergency Temporary Standard
Notice from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) extending the comment period of theJune 21, 2021, interim final rule regarding an emergency temporary standard (ETS) to protect healthcare and healthcare support service workers from occupational exposure to COVID-19 in settings where people with COVID-19 are reasonably expected to be present. Comments are now due by August 20, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - July 20, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Workplace violence from the perspective of hospital ward managers in Sweden: a qualitative study - Jakobsson J, Ormon K, Berthelsen H, Axelsson M.
AIM: To explore workplace violence perpetrated by patients or visitors from the perspective of hospital ward managers and to describe how ward managers perceive their leadership role and manage related incidents. BACKGROUND: Few studies focus on wo... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

It ’s #NotTooMuchToMask
As the final coronavirus restrictions across England are lifted and the legal requirements to wear a face mask and social distance come to an end, leading healthcare organisations, charities, unions and medical professionals have joined forces to support the public to make sensible choices that can keep themselves and others safe from infection. Launching a new campaign #NotTooMuchToMask, the group, led by the NHS Confederation, alongside a host of other organisations are encouraging everyone to keep protecting themselves and each other from catching or passing on coronavirus at a time when cases are soaring, and hosp...
Source: UNISON Health and safety news - July 19, 2021 Category: Occupational Health Authors: Fatima Ayad Tags: Press release Christina McAnea Covid-19 face masks Source Type: news

Firefighters found to have persistent lung damage from Fort McMurray wildfire
(University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine& Dentistry) Firefighters at the centre of the battle against the massive Fort McMurray, Alberta wildfire in 2016 have persistent lung damage, according to new findings published by a University of Alberta occupational health research team. The firefighters had more than double the risk of developing asthma compared with the general population. They also exhibited a number of changes in lung function tests supportive of an effect on the lungs, including greater lung hyperreactivity and increased thickening of the bronchial wall. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - July 19, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Beyond workplace violence: direct and vicarious trauma among psychiatric hospital workers. a qualitative study - Ham E, Ricciardelli R, Rodrigues NC, Hilton NZ, Seto MC.
AIM: To explore psychiatric nurses' and other psychiatric workers' understanding of trauma in the context of their relationships with the people they care for, and the effects on their mental health. BACKGROUND: Workplace violence in psychiatric ho... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Sexual violence within mental health units: the forgotten fight? - Belet B, Demeulemeester E, Vaiva G.
[The publisher has not provided an abstract for this article.] Language: en... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Systematic review of academic bullying in medical settings: dynamics and consequences - Averbuch T, Eliya Y, Van Spall HGC.
PURPOSE: To characterise the dynamics and consequences of bullying in academic medical settings, report factors that promote academic bullying and describe potential interventions. DESIGN: Systematic review. DATA SOURCES: We searched EMBASE and Psy... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

The experiences of Turkish psychiatric nurses with psychiatric emergencies in the  clinics of Turkey's mental health and diseases hospital: a descriptive qualitative study - Kargin M, Aydin A.
PURPOSE: The aim of this study was to describe the experiences of Turkish nurses in the psychiatry clinics of Turkey's Mental Health and Diseases Hospital DESIGN AND METHODS: This descriptive qualitative study was conducted on 20 psychiatric nurses working... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Violence of users towards health and non-health professionals in Hospital Emergency Services: descriptive-comparative cross-sectional study. - C ánovas Pallarés JM, Pina López D, Ruiz-Hernández JA, Galián-Muñoz I, Pardo Ríos M, Llor-Esteban B, Puente-López E.
OBJECTIVE: Workplace violence is a public health problem that affects professionals in the hospital emergency services, being this environment where there is an intense interaction with users and / or relatives who require critical and / or special care. G... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Workplace violence against physicians treating COVID-19 patients in Peru: a cross-sectional study - Mu ñoz Del Carpio-Toia A, Begazo Muñoz Del Carpio L, Mayta-Tristán P, Alarcón-Yaquetto DE, Málaga G.
BACKGROUND: The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented challenge to health systems that has revealed shortcomings and increased unmet demands. Such situations might exacerbate workplace violence (WPV) against physicians, as has been reported in several part... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Home environmental assessments and modification delivered by occupational therapists to reduce falls in people aged 65 years and over: the OTIS RCT - Cockayne S, Pighills A, Adamson J, Fairhurst C, Crossland S, Drummond A, Hewitt CE, Rodgers S, Ronaldson SJ, McCaffery J, Whiteside K, Scantlebury A, Robinson-Smith L, Cochrane A, Lamb SE, Boyes S, Gilbody S, Relton C, Torgerson DJ.
BACKGROUND: Falls and fall-related fractures are highly prevalent among older people and are a major contributor to morbidity and costs to individuals and society. Only one small pilot trial has evaluated the effectiveness of a home hazard assessment and e... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Age: Elder Adults Source Type: news

Precarious work increases depression-based disability among male employees - Py öriä P, Ojala S, Nätti J.
This study analyzes whether employment precariousness is associated with receiving disability pen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Workplace improvements to support safe and sustained return to work: suggestions from a survey of workers with permanent impairments - Sears JM, Edmonds AT, Maceachen E, Fulton-Kehoe D.
This study used ope... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Obesity and work-related injuries among farmers in Kentucky, Tennessee, and West Virginia - Hunsucker S, Reed DB.
BACKGROUND: Obesity is a recognized risk factor for work-related injuries (WRI). Despite the inherent safety hazards associated with farm work, research on obesity among farmers is limited giving little guidance to occupational health providers on obesity ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 17, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Ergonomics, Human Factors, Anthropometrics, Physiology Source Type: news

Knowledge of infection prevention and control among healthcare workers and factors influencing compliance: a systematic review
Conclusion: Embracing a multifaceted approach towards improving IPC-intervention strategies is highly suggested. The goal being to improve compliance among HCWs with IPC measures is necessary. (Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH))
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Incidence of occupational contact dermatitis in healthcare workers: a systematic review
Healthcare workers (HCWs) can be considered at an increased risk of developing occupational contact dermatitis (OCD) due to repetitive hand washing with soaps and disinfectants and extended use of gloves for many hours during the day. The aim of this study was to summarize the incidence of OCD in HCWs. We searched the databases PubMed/MEDLINE (1980-present), EMBASE (1980-present) and Cochrane Library (1992-present) through May 2020 using the search term'incidence of contact dermatitis in HCWs'according to Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-analyses (PRISMA) guidelines. Overall, 16 studies (six cohort...
Source: Current Awareness Service for Health (CASH) - July 16, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

OSHA: Occupational Exposure to COVID-19; Emergency Temporary Standard
Notice from the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) making minor corrections to theJune 21, 2021, interim final rule. Corrections are effective July 14, 2021. (Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center)
Source: Federal Register updates via the Rural Assistance Center - July 14, 2021 Category: Rural Health Source Type: news

Direct costs associated to occupational accidents in Baja California, Mexico - Pati ño-Tamez A, Hernández-Barba C, Quiñones-Montelongo KA, Soria-Rodríguez CG.
BACKGROUND: Occupational accidents represent an important problem that affects workers, families, society, industry, social security institutions and the nation as a whole, which affects directly the global economy. OBJECTIVE: To assess the direct ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 9, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

Yoga a possible solution for work-related stress, analysis finds
Yoga helps lower work-related stress, according an analysis of 15 studies on stress among healthcare workers published Thursday by the Journal of Occupational Health. (Source: Health News - UPI.com)
Source: Health News - UPI.com - July 8, 2021 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Prevalence of occupational accidents and factors associated with deaths and disabilities in the shipbuilding industry: comparisons of novice and skilled workers - Jeong BY.
BACKGROUND: The shipbuilding industry has various risks such as slipping, falling, mechanical, chemical, and confined space work. OBJECTIVE: The purpose of this study is to compare the characteristics of the occupational accidents between novice an... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Development of leading indicators for the assessment of occupational health performance using Reason's Swiss cheese model - Karimi A, Abbasi M, Zokaei M, Falahati M.
BACKGROUND: The Swiss cheese model of accident causation is a model used in risk analysis and risk management, including aviation safety, engineering, healthcare, and emergency service organizations, and as the principle behind layered security, as used in... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Six things to know about the homicides of doctors: a review of 30 years from Italy - Lorettu L, Nivoli AMA, Daga I, Milia P, Depalmas C, Nivoli G, Bellizzi S.
The objective of this study is to explore the characterist... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

A public health approach to protecting workers from opioid use disorder and overdose related to occupational exposure, injury, and stress: APHA Policy Statement Number 202012, issued October 24, 2020 - American Public Health Association.
Opioid overdose mortality, in combination with increased deaths from alcohol and suicide, is having a profound impact on American workplaces, compromising occupational health and safety and increasing workers' compensation and health insurance costs, absen... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 8, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

Four cases of acute renal injury caused by acute dimethyl oxalate poisoning - Shao JJ, Xu QL, Yao SL, Yang YR, Liu XY.
OBJECTIVE: To investigate the clinical features, non-dialysis treatment and prognosis of acute renal injury caused by acute dimethyl oxalate (DMO) poisoning. METHODS: Retrospective analysis was performed on the occupational data, clinical manifesta... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Dignity support at end of life
(Flinders University) At the end of life, people may have to rely on others for help with showering, dressing and going to the toilet. This loss of privacy and independence can be confronting and difficult. Now Australian occupational therapy (OT) researchers have interviewed 18 people receiving palliative care about how they feel about losing independence with self-care, specifically their intimate hygiene, as function declines with disease progression. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - July 6, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The prevalence of hazardous and harmful alcohol use across trauma-exposed occupations: a meta-analysis and meta-regression - Irizar P, Puddephatt JA, Gage SH, Fallon V, Goodwin L.
BACKGROUND: Trauma exposure is associated with hazardous and/or harmful alcohol use. Occupational groups frequently exposed to trauma may be at risk of alcohol harm. This meta-analysis determined the prevalence of hazardous and harmful alcohol use across t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Alcohol and Other Drugs Source Type: news

The influence of masculinity and the moderating role of religion on the workplace well-being of factory workers in China - Gao Q, Woods O, Cai X.
This paper explores how the intersection of masculinity and religion shapes workplace well-being by focusing on Christianity and the social construction of masculinity among factory workers in a city in China. While existing work on public and occupational... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news

REDECA: a novel framework to review artificial intelligence and its applications in occupational safety and health - Pishgar M, Issa SF, Sietsema M, Pratap P, Darabi H.
INTRODUCTION: The field of artificial intelligence (AI) is rapidly expanding, with many applications seen routinely in health care, industry, and education, and increasingly in workplaces. Although there is growing evidence of applications of AI in workpla... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Virtual fence system based on IoT paradigm to prevent occupational accidents in the construction sector - Rey-Merch án MDC, Gómez-de-Gabriel JM, López-Arquillos A, Fernández-Madrigal JA.
Many occupational accidents in construction sites are caused by the intrusion of a worker into a hazardous area. Technological solutions based on RFID, BIM, or UWB can reduce accidents, but they still have some limitations.The aim of the current paper is t... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Engineering, Physics, Structural Soundness and Failure Source Type: news

Occupational heat stress: multi-country observations and interventions - Ioannou LG, Mantzios K, Tsoutsoubi L, Nintou E, Vliora M, Gkiata P, Dallas CN, Gkikas G, Agaliotis G, Sfakianakis K, Kapnia AK, Testa DJ, Amorim T, Dinas PC, Mayor TS, Gao C, Nybo L, Flouris AD.
This study investigates the effects of occupational heat stress on workers' ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Environmental Issues, Climate, Geophysics Source Type: news

Assessment of research, development and innovation in occupational health and safety in Spain - Torrecilla-Garc ía JA, Pardo-Ferreira MC, Rubio-Romero JC, Calero-Castro SJ, Nebro-Mellado JJ.
The evolution of the Spanish Occupational Health and Safety Strategy, within the EU Strategic Framework on Health and Safety at Work 2007-2012 and 2013-2020, highlights the strategic interest in increasing the success rate of research, development and inno... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Jurisprudence, Laws, Legislation, Policies, Rules Source Type: news

Impact of a season of bike patrol on police officers' level of fitness: a pilot study - Lehouillier F, Dugas MO, Lavalli ère M.
Bike patrollers must have a good level of fitness to perform their patrolling duties adequately and effectively by bike and accomplish specific work tasks, which may require the use of various physical capacities. However, there is little information on th... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Pilot assessment of occupational safety and health of workers in an aircraft maintenance facility - Gharib S, Martin B, Neitzel RL.
Aircraft maintenance workers work in a dynamic and complex environment and may face a variety of occupational hazards. This pilot study was conducted with an international airline in the Middle East to assess occupational safety and health issues at their ... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Prevalence and severity of verbal, physical, and sexual inpatient violence against nurses in Swiss psychiatric hospitals and associated nurse-related characteristics: cross-sectional multicentre study - Schlup N, Gehri B, Simon M.
This analysis (1) describes the prevalence and severity of psychiatric inpatient violence against nurses in Switzerland's German-speaking region and (2) investigates the associations between nurse-related characteristics (socio-demographics; previous expos... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

The knowledge, practice and attitudes of nurses regarding physical restraint: survey results from psychiatric inpatient settings - Lee TK, V älimäki M, Lantta T.
There is a considerable amount of literature describing how nurses' knowledge contributes to their attitudes and practices related to patient physical restraint. However, whether or not there have been any improvements in nurses' knowledge levels, attitude... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 5, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Occupational Issues Source Type: news

Safety checklists for emergency response driving and patient transport: experiences from emergency medical services - Jakonen A, M änty M, Nordquist H.
BACKGROUND: Emergency response driving (ERD) is considered one of the most significant occupational risk factors affecting both patient and traffic safety in emergency medical services (EMS). The majority of the risk factors in ERD are crew related and cou... (Source: SafetyLit)
Source: SafetyLit - July 3, 2021 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Tags: Economics of Injury and Safety, PTSD, Injury Outcomes Source Type: news