Factors Affecting the Incidences of Needle Stick Injury on The Nurses Emergency Department of Hospital East Java
Keywords:Nurses, Needle Stick Injury, Emergency Department
Hospital with all the facilities and equipment that can be a source of health and safety hazards of potential,
especially for health workers if no management following the standards of safety and health procedure
kerjaNeedle stick and sharp object injuries is a significant challenge for health workers, and nurses are
jobs are most often associated with the incidence of needle stick injury. The purpose of this study was
to determine the factors that influence the prevalence of needle stick injury to nurses in the emergency
department of hospital Eas Java. This study using 64 samples from a total of as many as 76. The ER nurse
that most of the variables age category ? 29 years, ? five years of working life, has never participated in
occupational safety and health training, and education level diploma 3 — workers who perform unsafe
actions as much as 37.5%. The Bivariable analysis showed that age, work periode, education level, and
training has a significant value above 0.05 was no meaningful relationship to the needle stick injury. Unsafe
action was a value of 0.026, which means significance was a substantial relationship with a needle stick
injury. The multivariable nurses who perform dangerous activities are at increased risk of needle stick injury
4x compared to nurses who work safely. Prevention of occupational accidents to human factors include labor
regulations taking into account the limits of the abilities and skills of workers, nullify the things that reduce
the concentration of workers, enforce work discipline, avoid actions that bring accidents and eliminate their
physical and mental incompatibility.
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