• NIOSH
  • NIOSH estimates that 4 million workers in the U.S. in 2007 suffered from non-fatal work related injuries or illnesses. (wikipedia.org)
  • According to data from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, an average of 15 workers die from traumatic injuries each day in the United States, and an additional 200 workers are hospitalized. (wikipedia.org)
  • 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)
  • worker
  • Whether you're a dentist, council worker, patient or anyone else that has suffered a needlestick injury as a result of someone else's negligence, we urge you to come forward. (blackwaterlaw.co.uk)
  • Fortunately, some of these injuries can be prevented with the availability of patient lifts, improved worker training, and allocation of more time to perform work procedures. (wikipedia.org)
  • diseases
  • It includes traumatic brain injury and insults to the brain resulting from strokes, tumors, or neurological diseases such as multiple sclerosis. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • 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)
  • Of these surgeons, only 49 percent reported injuries to an employee health service. (eurekalert.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)
  • incident
  • 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)
  • We did however, experience a single incident of skin injury caused by this system. (asahq.org)
  • surgical
  • A survey of nearly 700 surgical residents in 17 U.S. medical centers finds that more than half failed to report needle-stick injuries involving patients whose blood could be a source of HIV, hepatitis and other infections. (eurekalert.org)
  • Makary says 57 percent of surgical residents reported a feeling of being "rushed" as the primary cause of the injury. (eurekalert.org)
  • result
  • Severe injury may result in irretrievable loss of the function of an organ, massive hemorrhage, or shock. (thefreedictionary.com)
  • Injury while using' even more clearly suggests that the design itself is dangerous, most likely as a result of the hand and finger manipulations required to operate it, and the likelihood that those manipulations will themselves lead to injury. (americannursetoday.com)
  • Often these accidents result in a back injury that can persist to a permanent disability. (wikipedia.org)
  • The majority of these injuries are located to the hands or legs, and can result in mild to severe reactions, including possible hospitalization. (wikipedia.org)
  • Due to the wide variety of biologics used in animal agriculture, needlestick injuries can result in bacterial or fungal infections, lacerations, local inflammation, vaccine/antibiotic reactions, amputations, miscarriage, and death. (wikipedia.org)
  • occupations
  • In more developed countries, construction and manufacturing occupations are associated with high rates of spine, hand, and wrist injuries. (wikipedia.org)