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1998;94(33):34–35. Elbejjani M, Abed Al Ahad M, Simon M, Ausserhofer D, Dumit N, Abu-Saad Huijer H, Dhaini SR. BMC Nurs. MUGISA A. DAVID . In 2008, the Ministry of Health Uganda initiated efforts to implement TBIC by training of health care workers (HCWs). PLoS One. ResearchArticle Occupational Health Hazards among Healthcare Workers in Kampala, Uganda RawlanceNdejjo,1 GeofreyMusinguzi,1 XiaozhongYu,2 EstherBuregyeya,1 DavidMusoke,1 Jia … Hospitals are considered high level facilities while health centres; II, III and IV are lower level and are classified as <>stream Introduction According World Health Organisation report 2006, health care facilities around the world employ over 59 million workers who are exposed to a complex variety of health and safety hazards during execution of their daily routine activities. Occupational hazards that include biological, chemical, physical, ergonomic, psychosocial, fire and explosion, and electrical hazards [ 3] threaten healthcare worker lives, safety, and well-being. endobj 2015;2015:913741. doi: 10.1155/2015/913741. Occupational health hazards among healthcare workers in Kampala, Uganda. A structured questionnaire survey was conducted among 200 workers in five HCFs of Lahore, Pakistan. <>stream We conducted a cross-sectional study utilizing quantitative data collection methods among 200 respondents who worked in 8 major health facilities in Kampala. <>>>/Contents 18 0 R/Parent 3 0 R>> 4 0 obj Control measures to mitigate hazards were availing separate areas and containers to store medical waste and provision of safety tools and equipment. Reported incidences and factors associated with percutaneous injuries and splash exposures among healthcare workers in Kahama District, Tanzania. Does the law in Uganda provide for the health and safety of employees? Details: Occupational health and safety hazards experienced by health workers in major hospitals in Kampala, Uganda. This study investigated the management of HCWs among health workers and associated factors in primary health care facilities in Kampala City, Uganda. Health workers play a crucial role in management of HCWs. We assessed the implementation of infection control in health facilities and determined predictors of hand washing among healthcare workers (HCWs) in Arua district, Uganda. endobj OSH GOVERNABNCE SITUATION IN UGANDA . �26S073QI�r � Open Access Maced J Med Sci. Ndejjo R, Musinguzi G, Yu X, et al.  |  Occupational health hazards among healthcare workers in Kampala, Uganda. 31 0 obj �26S073QI�r � 2015; 2015:1–16. [adapted from abstract] Subject Occupational Health & Safety Geographic Focus Uganda Resource Type Journal Articles -, Moore R. M., Jr., Kaczmarek R. G. Occupational hazards to health care workers: diverse, ill-defined, and not fully appreciated. <>>>/Contents 2 0 R/Parent 3 0 R>> endobj Municipal healthcare workers: work-related health hazards. 2017 Jan;65(1):9-20. doi: 10.1177/2165079916662660. Commissioner. 28 0 obj 15 0 obj Occupational Health Hazards among Healthcare Workers in Kampala, Uganda. ����I��t�n��I��7�%e�B���9Ȣy� �şX����iv8`KtK���R��S�����Tu7P�> ���#��L�,X��zu:t��>�wtF)�@���� AK���v���� ���+kGש�N���eQgS�$L�B��B�� 1 0 obj Ministry of Gender, Labour & Social Development . In Uganda, the health care system is organised into a four-tier system (i.e., hospitals, health centres of levels IV, III and II). <>>>/Contents 6 0 R/Parent 3 0 R>> Among these, 39.5% experienced biological hazards while 31.5% experienced nonbiological hazards. National Center for Biotechnology Information, Unable to load your collection due to an error, Unable to load your delegates due to an error. Understanding the predisposing factors for occupational hazards among healthcare workers is needed to inform occupational health and safety policy and programs for healthcare workers. 25 0 obj -. Occupational Exposure to Antineoplastic Agents. Occupational Health Hazards among Healthcare Workers in Kampala, Uganda | HRH Global Resource Center The aim of this paper is to assess the occupational health hazards faced by healthcare workers and the mitigation measures. 1. Predictors for experiencing hazards … �*T0T0 Bi������fh����� �� Center for Occupational Safety and Health (U) Ltd, is a leading consultancy firm in Uganda. The aim of this paper is to assess the occupational health hazards faced by healthcare workers and the mitigation measures. Laisser RM, Ng'home JF. x�+�r Ndejjo R, Musinguzi G, Yu X, et al. Background: The World Health Organization recommends TB infection control (TBIC) in health care facilities. CONCLUSION: Healthcare workers in this setting experience several hazards in their workplaces. Prevalence and Associated Factors of Low Back Pain Among Physicians Working at King Salman Armed Forces Hospital, Tabuk, Saudi Arabia. endobj ... Occupational Safety and Health Department, Kampala, Uganda E-mail: osh.cis@infocom.co.ug. A cross-sectional study was conducted involving 172 health care … Occupational safety and health services in Uganda: constrained by limited resources ... 1948 to 1959, the Department of Health seconded a senior Medical Officer to the Department to look after the health of the workers. endobj endobj Epub 2015 Jan 31. 19 0 obj Data on occupational hazards among healthcare workers and their mitigation measures remain scarce in most of sub-Saharan Africa and Uganda in particular. 10.1155/2015/913741 [PMC … <>stream ]MRA`�^��!���*?�E|�6v¹��"�nD$�`f�*y���F�@�?=��C���cC���z��B�ovi��� ��BNu�_Lw����PϥJ^���. Occupational Health Hazards among Healthcare Workers in Kampala, Uganda Table 6 Control measures to minimize exposure to occupational health and safety hazards among health workers in Kampala, Uganda. Health Details: Objective. endstream R24 TW009489/TW/FIC NIH HHS/United States, R24 TW009556/TW/FIC NIH HHS/United States, 1R24TW009489/TW/FIC NIH HHS/United States, 1R24TW009556/TW/FIC NIH HHS/United States, Goniewicz M., Włoszczak-Szubzda A., Niemcewicz M., Witt M., Marciniak-Niemcewicz A., Jarosz M. J. endstream Department of Occupational Safety and Health . Ag. Occupational health hazards among healthcare workers in Kampala, Uganda. 9 0 obj This study was conducted among health workers in 8 primary health care facilities in Kampala. 22 0 obj <>stream 27 0 obj 2020 Jul 9;15(7):e0235470. :"[#�r� The most common occupational exposure like body fluids are a potential risk of transmission of blood born infection like human immunodeficiency virus. Severe health hazards and injuries can lead to workers missing work or being assigned to restricted or modified duty. doi: 10.1016/0196-6553(90)90231-g. eCollection 2020. Occupational health hazards among healthcare workers in Kampala, Uganda. [adapted from abstract] Subject Occupational Health & Safety Geographic Focus Uganda Resource Type Journal Articles Occupational health hazards among healthcare workers in Kampala, Uganda. Among those that experienced nonbiological hazards (Table 2), the majority experienced stress (21.5%), physical, psychological, sexual, and/or verbal abuse (10.5%), and musculoskeletal injuries (10.5%). COVID-19 is an emerging, rapidly evolving situation. Epub 2017 Oct 23. �26S073QI�r � Graeve CU, McGovern PM, Alexander B, Church T, Ryan A, Polovich M. Workplace Health Saf. Occupational Health Hazards among Healthcare Workers in Kampala, Uganda endobj x�+�r DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to quality open access, peer-reviewed journals. Predictors for experiencing hazards included not wearing the necessary personal protective equipment (PPE), working overtime, job related pressures, and working in multiple health facilities. eCollection 2020. NIH Yes. Ssekamatte T, Mukama T, Kibira SPS, Ndejjo R, Bukenya JN, Kimoga ZPA, Etajak S, Nuwematsiko R, Buregyeya E, Ssempebwa JC, Isunju JB, Mugambe RK, Nalugya A, Wafula ST, Mutyoba JN. Nursing times. <>stream Get the latest public health information from CDC: https://www.coronavirus.gov, Get the latest research information from NIH: https://www.nih.gov/coronavirus, Find NCBI SARS-CoV-2 literature, sequence, and clinical content: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sars-cov-2/. 2020 Oct 8;19:95. doi: 10.1186/s12912-020-00485-z. endobj 18 0 obj Clipboard, Search History, and several other advanced features are temporarily unavailable. J Environ Public Health. This site needs JavaScript to work properly. <>>>/Contents 12 0 R/Parent 3 0 R>> [14] Nsubuga FM, Jaakkola MS. Needle stick injuries among nurses in sub‐Saharan Africa. ""�-���J�"�n�� *��?I�2ŨYF�ji��a����8�"���R�lMQ�d0�?uD Y)T�|%�27�՜�Q^�R�_Z9��)&���m@[��XN\��:U�B�6ne����nq�erG�[��b�16�h����m ��}�Y endstream x�+�r Interventions should be instituted to mitigate the hazards. Overall, 50.0% of respondents reported experiencing an occupational health hazard. We conducted a cross-sectional study utilizing quantitative data collection methods among 200 respondents who worked in 8 major health facilities in Kampala. Healthcare workers provide patient care in environments that are considered to be one of the most unsafe occupational settings [ 1, 2 ]. Please enable it to take advantage of the complete set of features! [13] Ndejjo R, Musinguzi G, Yu X, Buregyeya E, Musoke D, Wang JS, Halage AA, Whalen C, Bazeyo W, Williams P, Ssempebwa J. [14] Nsubuga FM, Jaakkola MS. Needle stick injuries among nurses in sub‐Saharan Africa. Occupational health hazards among healthcare workers in Kampala, Uganda. 13 0 obj Results. endobj Among the reported ergonomic haz Occupational Health Hazards among Healthcare Workers in Kampala, Uganda Table 6 Control measures to minimize exposure to occupational health and safety hazards among health workers in Kampala, Uganda. Hospitals are considered high level facilities while health centres; II, III and IV are lower level and are classified as Safety Consultants in Uganda. %���� �*T0T0 Bi������f����� � To assess the occupational health hazards faced by healthcare workers and the mitigation measures. Information about the open-access article 'Occupational Health Hazards among Healthcare Workers in Kampala, Uganda' in DOAJ. eCollection 2020. 2020 May 18;8:2050312120918999. doi: 10.1177/2050312120918999. To assess the occupational health hazards and associated risk factors among health care personnel working in public health facilities in Bhubaneswar. 30 0 obj 2012; 33(9):917-23 (ISSN: 1559-6834) 1989;37(7):274–279. F��y�/�#. endobj We offer different services i.e Safety training, Auditing , fire Safety services, Environmental audits, Environmental Impact Assessment, Supply of Fire fighting equipment among … -, Salvage J., Rogers R., Cowell R. Nurses at risk. endobj Occupational health hazards among healthcare workers in Kampala, Uganda. Associated factors include not wearing all necessary protective equipment, working overtime, experiencing work related pressures, and working in multiple facilities. J Environ Public Health. -, Manyele S. V., Ngonyani H. A., Eliakimu E. The status of occupational safety among health service providers in hospitals in Tanzania. Injuries caused by sharp instruments among healthcare workers—international and Polish perspectives. <>stream Sharp related injuries (such as needle sticks) (.) Methods. The Occurrence of Workplace Hazards among Selected Workers in the Informal Sector Kampala Uganda <>stream 2015;2015. J Environ Public Health 2015;2015:913741. Biomed Res Int. [from abstract] 672 reads Details: Occupational health and safety hazards experienced by health workers in major hospitals in Kampala, Uganda. �26S073QI�r � ���*�����PI|! endobj Epub 2016 Oct 7. endstream Results: These hazards, if not taken seriously, by the hospitals and the healthcare organizations can have adverse effects on the health of the healthcare personnel. Objective: Objective. DOAJ is an online directory that indexes and provides access to quality open access, peer-reviewed journals. �26S073QI�r � endstream Ndejjo R, Musinguzi G, Yu X, Buregyeya E, Musoke D, Wang JS, et al.  |  endobj HHS American Journal of Infection Control. To assess the occupational health hazards faced by healthcare workers and the mitigation measures.We conducted a cross-sectional study utilizing quantitative data collection methods among 200 respondents who worked in 8 major health facilities in Kampala.Overall, 50.0% of respondents reported experiencing an occupational health hazard. Methods We interviewed 202 HCWs that included 186 randomly selected and 16 purposively selected key informants in this cross-sectional study. T: Biologicalandnonbiologicalhazardsexperiencedbyhealth workers in major hospitals in Kampala, Uganda. eCollection 2020. endobj x�+�r Occupational Tuberculosis Among Laboratory Workers in South Africa: Applying a Surveillance System to Strengthen Prevention and Control. Specifically PPE supply gaps, job related pressures, and complacence in adhering to mitigation measures should be addressed. Infect Control Hosp Epidemiol. �26S073QI�r � Occupational Health Hazards among Healthcare Workers in . �*T0T0 Bi������f����� � � Only received in case of exposure to HIV. Health care workers are exposed to different kinds of occupational hazards due to their day to day activities. Overall, 50.0% of respondents reported experiencing an occupational health hazard. x�+�r The present study is conducted to determine occupational health and safety hazards with special focus on ergonomic hazards among healthcare facility (HCF) workers. 2019 Aug 31;7(17):2807-2813. doi: 10.3889/oamjms.2019.787. Occupational Health Hazards among Healthcare Workers in Kampala, Uganda Burnout among Healthcare Professionals in Ghana: A Critical Assessment. There are several laws provide for the safety and health of employees and these include: The Constitution of the Republic of Uganda, especially Article 40 (1) The Occupational Safety and Health Act, 2006; Workers’ Compensation Act, Cap 225, 2000; Employment Act, 2006 Introduction According World Health Organisation report 2006, health care facilities around the world employ over 59 million workers who are exposed to a complex variety of health and safety hazards during execution of their daily routine activities. METHODS: We conducted a cross-sectional study utilizing quantitative data collection methods among 200 respondents who worked in 8 major health facilities in Kampala. eCollection 2019 Sep 15. -, Triolo P. K. Occupational health hazards of hospital staff nurses. Healthcare workers in this setting experience several hazards in their workplaces. Work environment-related factors and nurses' health outcomes: a cross-sectional study in Lebanese hospitals. Among those that experienced nonbiological hazards (Table 2), the majority experienced stress (21.5%), physical, psychological, sexual, and/or verbal abuse (10.5%), and musculoskeletal injuries (10.5%). endstream 2 0 obj �26S073QI�r � 24 0 obj We conducted a cross-sectional health facility survey in 8 primary health care facilities in Kampala City from March to April 2017. Among these, 39.5% experienced biological hazards while 31.5% experienced nonbiological hazards. x�+�r Health care personnel working in public health facilities comprise a major part of the health care workforce in India and are exposed to a variety of workplace hazards. Occupational Diseases and Environmental Medicine Vol.07 No.04(2019), Article ID:96154,12 pages 10.4236/odem.2019.74013. endobj 29 October 2012 �W=���yT,;ݍ���2Y �����VŠu A�|�,��C� �\O u����qz?��իg��tt��JukU|�E�df��� �N!? Tanzania Journal of Health Research. AAOHN Journal. �*T0T0 Bi������f����� �� In Uganda, the health care system is organised into a four-tier system (i.e., hospitals, health centres of levels IV, III and II). <>>>/Contents 9 0 R/Parent 3 0 R>> Hepatitis B screening and vaccination status of healthcare providers in Wakiso district, Uganda. OBJECTIVE: To assess the occupational health hazards faced by healthcare workers and the mitigation measures. 2012;19(3):523–527. �26S073QI�r � ... injuries by sharp instruments among health care workers; 4) introducing and … Occupational Health Hazards among Healthcare Workers in Kampala, Uganda Table 2 Biological and nonbiological hazards experienced by health workers in major hospitals in Kampala, Uganda. HIV among Health Care Workers • One year project extended for 3 years • Funded by the US CDC National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH) to reduce occupational exposure and transmission of HIV ... Uganda –44% Kenya - 75% (2-3 nsi/yr) 57% % of hcw with 1 or > nsi/year 2-handed recap. [13] Ndejjo R, Musinguzi G, Yu X, Buregyeya E, Musoke D, Wang JS, Halage AA, Whalen C, Bazeyo W, Williams P, Ssempebwa J. Int J Occup Environ Health. Aim: To assess the level of awareness of occupational health safety (OHS), to identify common occupational hazards and to determine the association between profession, year of experience and level of awareness of occupational health hazards among government Health Care Workers (HCWs) in Ondo city, Southwest Nigeria. <>stream It is estimated that 2% of workers die every year from occupational hazards. Annals of Agricultural and Environmental Medicine. Use of Personal Protective Equipment among Building Construction Workers in Kampala, Uganda. - Infection control knowledge, attitudes, and practices among healthcare workers at Mulago Hospital, Kampala, Uganda. Hazards faced by informal recyclers in the squatter communities of Asunción, Paraguay. We now operate nationally. HIV among Health Care Workers • One year project extended for 3 years • Funded by the US CDC National Institute for Occupational Safety & Health (NIOSH) to reduce occupational exposure and transmission of HIV ... 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