Does safety climate moderate the influence of staffing adequacy and work conditions on nurse injuries?

@article{Mark2007DoesSC,
  title={Does safety climate moderate the influence of staffing adequacy and work conditions on nurse injuries?},
  author={Barbara A Mark and Linda C. Hughes and Michael J Belyea and Yunkyung Chang and David M. Hofmann and Cheryl Bland Jones and Cynthia Thornton Bacon},
  journal={Journal of safety research},
  year={2007},
  volume={38 4},
  pages={431-46}
}
PROBLEM Hospital nurses have one of the highest work-related injury rates in the United States. Yet, approaches to improving employee safety have generally focused on attempts to modify individual behavior through enforced compliance with safety rules and mandatory participation in safety training. We examined a theoretical model that investigated the impact on nurse injuries (back injuries and needlesticks) of critical structural variables (staffing adequacy, work engagement, and work… CONTINUE READING