Huy Nga Nguyen 1,, Tuong Vy Mai 1, Van Xuyen Dang 2, Tuan Anh Tran 3
1 Quang Trung University
2 Duc Giang General Hospital
3 Centers for Health Environment Research and Development - CHERAD

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The study aimed to: (1) Describe the situation of damage caused by sharp waste in medical staffs and (2) Identify association factors at Duc Giang General Hospital in 2022. The study is a cross-sectional descriptive research on 121 health care workers. The results showed that 24,8% of healthcare workers injuried by medical sharp waste, of which the wounds on finger and hand accounted for the most with 96,7%, the skin and mucous lesions wounds accounted for the majority with 63,3%, the damage related to patients who may have HIV, hepatitis B other infectious diseases accounted for 16,7%, 13.3% and 30%, respectively. Factors associated with sharp waste injury in healthcare workers include age, training in medical solid waste, and knowledge of medical solid waste management (p<0.05). Conclusion: The rate of damage caused by sharp waste among healthcare workers is still high, especially among young people, those who have not been trained in medical waste, and those with poor knowledge of medical waste management.

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