Effects of organizational safety practices and perceived safety climate on PPE usage, engineering controls, and adverse events involving liquid antineoplastic drugs among nurses

  title={Effects of organizational safety practices and perceived safety climate on PPE usage, engineering controls, and adverse events involving liquid antineoplastic drugs among nurses},
  author={David M. DeJoy and Todd D. Smith and Henok G. Woldu and Mari-Amanda (Aimee) Dyal and Andrea L Steege and James M Boiano},
  journal={Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene},
  pages={485 - 493}
ABSTRACT Antineoplastic drugs pose risks to the healthcare workers who handle them. This fact notwithstanding, adherence to safe handling guidelines remains inconsistent and often poor. This study examined the effects of pertinent organizational safety practices and perceived safety climate on the use of personal protective equipment, engineering controls, and adverse events (spill/leak or skin contact) involving liquid antineoplastic drugs. Data for this study came from the 2011 National… 

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