Individual characteristics in occupational accidents due to imbalance: a case-control study of the employees of a railway company.

@article{Gauchard2003IndividualCI,
  title={Individual characteristics in occupational accidents due to imbalance: a case-control study of the employees of a railway company.},
  author={G{\'e}rome C. Gauchard and Nearkas{\`e}n Chau and C. Pizarro Touron and Lahoucine Benamghar and Dominique Dehaene and P Perrin and J. M. Mur},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2003},
  volume={60 5},
  pages={330-5}
}
BACKGROUND Falls are frequent occupational accidents, and are responsible for a significant amount of lost working time and, more importantly, for a high mortality. The factors involved in falling mechanisms can be of external or individual origin, the latter being less well identified. AIMS To assess the relations between certain individual characteristics and occupational accidents due to imbalance. METHODS A total of 427 male employees, who had been victims of at least one occupational… CONTINUE READING

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