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Document ID (ISN)43866
CIS number 85-856
ISSN - Serial title 0265-4792 - Safety Practitioner
Year 1984
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kibblewhite J.F.J.
Title Analysis of university accidents
Bibliographic information Dec. 1984, Vol.2, No.1, p.12-21. Illus. 25 ref.
Abstract This study covers all accidents reported at 10 universities in southern England during 1980-1983. The count per year of all accidents involving more than local first-aid treatment and all cases of occupational disease was in the 670-1107 range for university employees, and in the 182-326 range for students. The trend in accident rates is downwards. The main category at risk was that of manual/maintenance workers, while most accidents involved falls on level ground, handling and collisions with objects. Accidents involving academic staff and postgraduate students carrying out laboratory research were comparatively rare.
Descriptors (primary) occupational accidents; educational institutions; analysis of accident causes
Descriptors (secondary) laboratory work; research establishments; United Kingdom
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Teaching and educational institutions
Accident research