Comportamiento de la accidentabilidad laboral atendida en un hospital de lima metropolitana durante la pandemia de la covid-19

Translated title of the contribution: WORK-RELATED ACCIDENT RATES AT A METROPOLITAN LIMA HOSPITAL DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC: A BEHAVIORAL ANALYSIS

Yessenia Huapaya Caña, Raúl Gomero-Cuadra, Ricardo Pinto Llerena, Jose Armada, Christian R. Mejia

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Abstract

Introduction: The behavior of the accident rate during the pandemic (2020-2021) was different for each country; In addition, changes in the characteristics of work accidents were observed. Objective: To describe the behavior of occupational accidents attended in the Emergency Service of a Peruvian Social Security hospital in Metropolitan Lima, during the COVID-19 pandemic. Marterial and Methodos: Cross-sectional study, which reviewed the data from accident reports that arrived at a Peruvian social security hospital, taking the period of occurrence as the main variable, according to which descriptive and analytical statistics were obtained. Results: Of the 5,753 works accidents analyzed, the years with the most accidents were 2018 (45.7%) and 2019 (23.1%), during the pandemic (2020-2021) there were 26.0% of all accidents. In the multivariate model, it was found that during the pandemic there were more accidents due to crushing (aPR: 2,1; 95% CI: 1,5-2,9; value p<0,001) and attacks by weapons (aPR: 2,1; IC95%: 1,5-2,9; value p<0,001). The most prevalent accidents due to internal trauma (aPR: 1.6; 95%CI: 1.1-2.3; p value=0.025), sprain (aPR: 1.2; 95%CI: 1.0-1.4 ; p value=0.025) and fractures (aPR: 1.5; 95% CI: 1.1-1.9; p value=0.002). The most affected areas were the lumbosacral region (aPR: 1.4; 95% CI: 1.1-1.8; p value=0.009) and in fingers (aPR: 1.1; 95% CI: 1.0-1.3; p value=0.046). Conclusion: During the pandemic, there were more accidents due to crushing, assaults, internal trauma, sprains, fractures, in the lumbosacral region and in the fingers.

Translated title of the contributionWORK-RELATED ACCIDENT RATES AT A METROPOLITAN LIMA HOSPITAL DURING THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC: A BEHAVIORAL ANALYSIS
Original languageSpanish
Pages (from-to)297-307
Number of pages11
JournalRevista de la Asociacion Espanola de Especialistas en Medicina del Trabajo
Volume32
Issue number4
StateIndexed - 2023
Externally publishedYes

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