Prevalence of injuries and reporting of accidents among health care workers at the University Hospital of the West Indies.

@article{Vaz2010PrevalenceOI,
  title={Prevalence of injuries and reporting of accidents among health care workers at the University Hospital of the West Indies.},
  author={Kurt Vaz and Donovan A. McGrowder and Tazhmoye V. Crawford and Ruby Lisa Alexander-Lindo and Rachael Irving},
  journal={International journal of occupational medicine and environmental health},
  year={2010},
  volume={23 2},
  pages={133-43}
}
OBJECTIVES This study investigated the knowledge, awareness and practices of health care workers towards universal precautions at the University Hospital of the West Indies. The study also examined the prevalence of injuries experienced by health care workers, as well as incidence of accidents and compliance with post-exposure prophylaxis. MATERIALS AND METHODS A cross sectional survey was conducted in September and October 2007. A 28-item self-administered questionnaire was provided to two… CONTINUE READING