[automatically translated] In the present work were examined occupational accident biohazard events occurred in the Company Ospedaliera Universitaria Policlinico di Palermo in the decade 2000-2011 in order to assess the incidence, in consideration of prevention interventions adopted, the circumstances of the event, occupational groups most at risk, the health worker's characteristics and, if known, the serologic status of the source patient. To this end, it was examined a company's data-base in which are inserted the above data when the accident risk to occupational infectious diseases. From the elaboration of the same in 2000 showed that the incidence of events for this exposure was 4.8%; in 2010 and by 2.3% in the first four months of 2011 by 1.1%. The most affected professional categories have been nurses, followed by doctors and support staff. The most frequent mode of occurrence have been bitten by August The results obtained from the survey, which took over a half of new cases over the decade, note how important the implementation of training programs and training of personnel during the period under review.
|Number of pages||2|
|Publication status||Published - 2011|