Akbar Rostamabadi

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OBJECTIVES This study aimed to determine the extent of implementation of occupational safety and health measures in micro-scale enterprises (MSEs) and to assess the prevalence of occupational injuries and accidents and its relationship with occupational safety and health measures provided in the MSEs. METHOD A cross-sectional study was conducted among 595(More)
BACKGROUND A permit to work (PTW) is a formal written system to control certain types of work which are identified as potentially hazardous. However, human error in PTW processes can lead to an accident. METHODS This cross-sectional, descriptive study was conducted to estimate the probability of human errors in PTW processes in a chemical plant in Iran.(More)
BACKGROUND This study aimed to determine the prevalence and factors related to needle stick injuries (NSIs) and to assess related safety measures among a sample of Iranian nurses. METHODS In this cross-sectional study, a random sample of 168 registered active nurses was selected from different wards of one of the hospitals of Shiraz University of Medical(More)
physical and psychosocial work environments, with a special focus on reducing physical work load. Since the first half of the twentieth century, population ageing has been taking place throughout the entire world and in countries at various levels of development. This ageing phenomenon is progressing rapidly in developing countries, including in countries(More)
BACKGROUND This study was conducted with aim of providing an overview of the current status of occupational health services and identifying the most common harmful agents at workplaces of Iranian self-employed enterprises (Nano-Scale Enterprises). METHODS A cross-sectional study was performed among a random sample including 1,758 employees engaging in(More)
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