TITLE

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

AUTHOR(S)
O'Sullivan, Kieran; Curran, Neasa
PUB. DATE
September 2008
SOURCE
Irish Veterinary Journal;Sep2008, Vol. 61 Issue 9, p584
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
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.
ACCESSION #
34410890

 

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