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Revista da Escola de Enfermagem da USP

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Abstract

SILVA, Rita de Cassia Gengo e  and  FELLI, Vanda Elisa Andres. A comparative study about identification of occupational risks by nursing workers of two Basic Health Units of São Paulo. Rev. esc. enferm. USP [online]. 2002, vol.36, n.1, pp. 18-24. ISSN 0080-6234.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1590/S0080-62342002000100004.

Occupational risks of nursing work in Basic Health Units have not been study frequently, so it stimulate us to develop this paper, whose objective are: to compare the perception of nursing workers of two Basic Health Units about these risks and toestablish a parallel between the health problems with their exposition to occupational risks- Data were collected by aninterview and were analyzed according to their frequencies. Biological risks were observed more frequently. The conclusionsshow that nursing workers have difficult to understand the genesis of occupational risks.

Keywords : Occupational health; Occupational risks; Nursing.

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