It shouldn't happen to a vet… Occupational injuries in veterinary practitioners working in Ireland

O'Sullivan, Kieran; Curran, Neasa
September 2008
Irish Veterinary Journal;Sep2008, Vol. 61 Issue 9, p584
Academic Journal
The article offers information on the study regarding musculoskeletal disorders and chronic work-related problems encountered by veterinary practitioners in Ireland. It reveals that veterinarians and staff are 9.2 times more likely to experience severe occupational accident, and veterinary work also exposes them to risk factors associated with non-traumatic musculoskeletal disorders. The factors which cause the practitioners's disorders are presented, as well as the recommendation of the study.


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