The identification of the professional risks related to the process of caring for the patient

case of medicine and surgery services of the hospital near Ksar El Kebir

  • Ayman Kassbi Polydisciplinary Faculty of Larache, Abdelmalek Essaadi University, Morocco
  • Souad Filali El Ghorfi Polydisciplinary Faculty of Larache, Abdelmalek Essaadi University, Morocco
  • Hicham Achelhi Polydisciplinary Faculty of Larache, Abdelmalek Essaadi University, Morocco
Keywords: Occupational Risk, Contamination, Chemical Hazard, Ergonomic Constraint, Physical Risk

Abstract

This study is of interest to health professionals working in public health establishments in Morocco. It is precisely a question of knowing the state of play of occupational health and safety risks in a public hospital.

The overall context of this study is characterized by the determination of the process of healthcare provision in Morocco. Based on the patient care process, we identified all of the professional risks associated with this process, then we recommended preventive and corrective actions that contribute to improving health and improving health. Occupational safety in public hospitals.

We adopted the interpretive epistemological framework based on an exploratory descriptive approach. The literature review classifies the risks associated with hospital activity into two categories. Some are linked to the care of the patient (DHOS, 2002) and others are specific to the care activity (chemical risks, accident of exposure to blood, contamination from infections, etc.).

To identify the occupational risks within our hospital, the professionals working in the departments of medicine and surgery have all agreed to answer our questions.

The risks are very varied, with variable criticality depending on the care department. They have a negative impact on the health and safety of nursing staff. 87.6% of respondents declare their permanent exposure to various infectious threats (COVID-19, AES).

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Published
2021-03-27
How to Cite
Kassbi, A., Filali El Ghorfi, S., & Achelhi, H. (2021). The identification of the professional risks related to the process of caring for the patient: case of medicine and surgery services of the hospital near Ksar El Kebir. International Journal of Accounting, Finance, Auditing, Management and Economics, 2(2), 121-134. https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo. 4641456
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