The impact of shift work on the risk and severity of injuries for hospital employees: an analysis using Oregon workers' compensation data.

@article{Horwitz2004TheIO,
  title={The impact of shift work on the risk and severity of injuries for hospital employees: an analysis using Oregon workers' compensation data.},
  author={Irwin B Horwitz and Brian P. McCall},
  journal={Occupational medicine},
  year={2004},
  volume={54 8},
  pages={556-63}
}
BACKGROUND While past research on health care workers has found that shift work can lead to negative physiological and psychological consequences, few studies have assessed the extent to which it increases the risk of specific work-related injuries, nor quantified and compared associated types, severity and costs. AIMS This study aimed to derive and compare the rates, typologies, costs and disability time of injuries for various hospital worker occupations by day, evening and night shift… CONTINUE READING

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