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Hospital occupational health services study. II. Employee health and safety statistics and records.

Authors
NIOSH
Source
NIOSH 1975 Mar; :1-61
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
00046793
Abstract
Results are presented of a survey of occupational safety and health in U.S. hospitals. Illness is found to be the most frequent cause of absence in hospital employees, with respiratory problems the most frequent health problem. Strains and sprains and puncture wounds are the most frequent type of injury in hospitals. Incidence of illness and injury is found to increase as the size of the hospital increases.
Keywords
Medical-personnel; Absenteeism; Accident-rates
Publication Date
19750301
Document Type
Numbered Publication
Fiscal Year
1975
NTIS Accession No.
PB-267517
NTIS Price
A05
Identifying No.
(NIOSH) 75-154
NIOSH Division
DTS
Source Name
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
State
OH
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