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ID (ISN) del documento110127
Número CIS 09-1084
ISSN - Título de la serie 1076-2752 - Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Año 2009
Número de serie
Autor(es) Heick R., Young T., Peek-Asa C.
Título Occupational injuries among emergency medical service providers in the United States
Información bibliográfica Aug. 2009, Vol.51, No.8, p.963-968. 15 ref.
Resumen A national survey was conducted to describe the problem of occupational injury among emergency medical services providers. The most common types of nonfatal injuries and the activities and environments where injury most frequently occurred, were examined. Occupational injury in the past 12 months was reported by 29% of 659 survey respondents, with multiple injuries reported by 64% of those reporting an injury. Paid providers had approximately twice the prevalence of overall injury than volunteer providers, controlling for age and gender. Paid providers were more likely than volunteer providers to experience back injury and physical assault. This study clearly identifies the need to examine paid and volunteer providers as separate occupational groups.
Descriptores (primarios) accidentes de trabajo; organización del socorro y salvamento; trabajadores voluntarios; servicios de urgencia; lesiones corporales
Descriptores (secundarios) Estados Unidos; dorsalgia; tasas de frecuencia; valoración estadística; violencia; encuesta por cuestionario
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaEstados Unidos
Tema(s) Cemercio, servicios, oficinas
Broad subject area(s) Industrias y ocupaciones
Navegación por categoria(s) Violence and terrorism
First aid and emergency organization