Volume 11, Number 3 (7-2012)                   JRUMS 2012, 11(3): 231-246 | Back to browse issues page


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Bakhtiyari M, Aghaie A, Delpisheh A, Akbarpour S, Zayeri F, Soori H, et al . An Epidemiologic Survey of Recorded Job-Related Accidents by Iranian Social Security Organization (2001-2005). JRUMS. 2012; 11 (3) :231-246
URL: http://journal.rums.ac.ir/article-1-1429-en.html

Abstract:   (11161 Views)

  Background and Objectives: Work-related injuries are considered as the third cause of mortality across the world and have been introduced as one of the health, social and economic risk factors amongst industrial and developing communities. The present epidemiologic survey aimed to assess the work-related accidents among Iranian workers who were insured by the Social Security Organisation . 

  Material and Methods: This was a descriptive cross sectional study using recorded data on work-related accidents by the Social Security Organization of Iran. All obligatory insured workers and drivers who were injured during work times between 2001 and 2005 were included. Descriptive statistics were used to investigate and describe the data.

  Results: Available data of 86437 work-related injured persons including 98.7% males were investigated. During the study years, work-related accidents incidents rates among insured were about 0.3%. Considering the frequency of insured workers and accidents happened, Qom, Ilam, Hamadan and Kurdistan provinces had the maximum work-related injuries per 1000 insured workers.

  Conclusions: Occurrence pattern of occupational accidents in the country from different aspects of age, gender, accident cause, the kind of accident and etc, with other studies in the country and in other parts of the world are almost consistent.

  Key words: Epidemiology, Work-related accidents, Iran, Social security organization

  

  Funding: This study has been funded and supported by Tehran University of Medical Sciences (TUMS) Grant no. 13712.

  Conflict of interest: None declared.

  Ethical approval: The Ethics committee of Tehran University of Medical Sciences approved the study.

  

  How to cite this article : Bakhtiyari M, Aghaie A, Delpisheh A, Akbarpour S, Zayeri F, Soori H, Salehi M, Arji M . An Epidemiologic Survey of Recorded Job-Related Accidents by Iranian Social Security Organization (2001-2005) . J Rafsanjan Univ Med Scie 2012 11(3): 231-46. [Farsi] 

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Statistics& Epidemiology
Received: 2012/08/4

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