Factors Affecting the Incidences of Needle Stick Injury on The Nurses Emergency Department of Hospital East Java

Authors

  • Adity Adha Putra1 , Ni’matu Zuliana1 , Zikri Fathur Rahman1 , Noeroel Widajati1 , Abdul Rohim Tualeka1

Keywords:

Nurses, Needle Stick Injury, Emergency Department

Abstract

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.

Author Biography

Adity Adha Putra1 , Ni’matu Zuliana1 , Zikri Fathur Rahman1 , Noeroel Widajati1 , Abdul Rohim Tualeka1

1Department of Occupational Health and Safety, Faculty of Public Health, Universitas Airlangga, 60115 Surabaya,

Indonesia

Published

2020-07-30

How to Cite

Adity Adha Putra1 , Ni’matu Zuliana1 , Zikri Fathur Rahman1 , Noeroel Widajati1 , Abdul Rohim Tualeka1. (2020). Factors Affecting the Incidences of Needle Stick Injury on The Nurses Emergency Department of Hospital East Java. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(3), 1799-1803. Retrieved from http://medicopublication.com/index.php/ijfmt/article/view/10678