Identifying Risk Factors of Falls among B.C.’s Healthcare Workers

This study examined data on workplace falls among healthcare workers in a large B.C. health region, to identify the factors leading to fall related injuries and report the associated compensation costs and days lost from work. Monitoring workplace falls in healthcare is critical to understanding the size of the problem, characterizing trends, estimating the economic burden, improving knowledge among health professionals, policy makers and the workers, and designing, implementing and evaluating appropriate interventions.

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