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  • hospitals
  • METHODS: A questionnaire was delivered to 248 randomly selected nursing students from seven training hospitals to obtain information relevant occupational needlestick injuries. (ivteam.com)
  • Makary says injuries could be greatly reduced by hospitals' increasing the use of nurse practitioners and physicians assistants to reduce surgical workloads and adopting sharpless surgical techniques such as electric scalpels, clips and glues. (eurekalert.org)
  • A few months later, Daley tested positive for HIV and hepatitis C. Daley encouraged the passage of a bill at the Massachusetts state legislature that required hospitals to report needlestick injuries to the Massachusetts Department of Public Health. (wikipedia.org)
  • Workplace
  • It has been estimated that worldwide there are more than 350,000 workplace fatalities and more than 270 million workplace injuries annually. (wikipedia.org)
  • In the U.S. the Bureau of Labor Statistics makes available extensive statistics on workplace accidents and injuries. (wikipedia.org)
  • Many initiatives have been created to prevent this common workplace injury. (wikipedia.org)
  • surgeons
  • An investigation among American surgeons indicates that almost every surgeon experienced at least one such injury during their training. (wikipedia.org)
  • The survey, which took place in 2003, revealed that 99 percent of surgeons-in-training suffered an average of eight needle-stick injuries in their first five years. (eurekalert.org)
  • safety
  • Some workplaces maintain high safety standards and have put many precautions in place to try to avoid injury. (ohsrep.org.au)
  • The AST device also includes a passive needlestick safety lock - that is, a safety mechanism that is automatically engaged without requiring the clinician to do anything. (wikipedia.org)
  • Newer catheters have been equipped with additional safety features to avoid needlestick injuries. (wikipedia.org)
  • suffer
  • You may suffer a great deal of emotional pain as a result of the incident and could lose income whilst you recovery from the injury. (blackwaterlaw.co.uk)
  • surgical
  • Makary says 57 percent of surgical residents reported a feeling of being "rushed" as the primary cause of the injury. (eurekalert.org)
  • among
  • The incidence of needle-stick injuries and the reporting attitudes among dentists in the north of Jordan were assessed with a cross-sectional survey. (who.int)
  • OBJECTIVES: To describe and characterize the rates and the nature of needlestick injuries among nursing students in China. (ivteam.com)
  • occupations
  • In more developed countries, construction and manufacturing occupations are associated with high rates of spine, hand, and wrist injuries. (wikipedia.org)