Volume 9, Issue 4 (winter 2022)                   johe 2022, 9(4): 251-258 | Back to browse issues page

Research code: 97210
Ethics code: IR.KAUMS.NUHEPM.REC.1397.067

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Motalebi Kashani M, kheirkhah F, Akbari H, Mehdian M, sadaf M, Elahi J, et al . Estimating Burden of kashan Occupational Accidents Using the DALY index. johe 2022; 9 (4) :251-258
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1- School of Health, kashan University of Medical Sciences
2- School of Allied Medical Sciences Kashan University of Medical Sciences
3- kashan University of Medical Sciences
4- Kashan Labor and social welfare cooperative office, kashan
5- School of Health, hamadan University of Medical Sciences
6- School of Health, kashan University of Medical Sciences , f.k3630@gmail.com
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Background and Objective: According to the International Labor Organization (ILO), occupational accidents cause the greatest human hardship and economic compensation. The economic costs of accidents are not only borne by the victims. The relevant companies and the government also suffer. The purpose of this study is to estimate the burden of occupational accidents in Kashan city.
Material and Method: This cross-sectional research has been conducted in the working population of Kashan city. In order to collect data, all information related to occupational accidents registered in the Department of Labor, Cooperation and Social Affairs of Kashan was used. burden of occupational accidents calculated Using the method of the World Health Organization. Moreover, Excel software was utilized to estimate the number of years lost due to early death and disability, and the overall years of life lost regarding the social values.
Result: The results showed that 407 accidents occurred during the study period. the total number of DALY cases in the present study is 523.138 years. Out of them 308 years (58%) are related to YLL and the remaining 218/138 are related to YLD.
Conclusion: Given the high number of years of life lost due to disability caused by occupational accidents, this study highlights the importance of providing occupational health services in industries to protect human resources against occupational accidents
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