Construction Industry Causes of Injuries, Management of EMS and Its Impact on Public Health
Lenjani B. et al. - Construction Industry Causes of Injuries, Management of EMS and Its Impact on Public Health

Keywords

ED
injuries
Occupational Safety
Safety Training
Construction Industry
Safety Behaviors
CPR

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Lenjani, B., Lenjani, A., Dogjani, A., Abdullahu, L., Arslani, N., Lenjani, D., Memedaliu, F., & Lenjani, I. (2024). Construction Industry Causes of Injuries, Management of EMS and Its Impact on Public Health. Albanian Journal of Trauma and Emergency Surgery, 8(1), 1354-1361. https://doi.org/10.32391/ajtes.v8i1.378

Abstract

IntroductionInjuries in construction are not a rare occurrence and cause a strain on the health care service. By having education on workplace hazards, trained first aiders, and an effective accident emergency response system, the occurrence of illness/injuries will reduce and hence the number of fatalities.

The purpose of this research is the evaluation, epidemiology, management, diagnosis, treatment, systematization, and the results obtained about the construction industry for injury in life-threatening cases with trauma, reducing morbidity, disability, and mortality while increasing survival. Solving problems for severe traumas in the health system of Kosovo, such as with professional staff, doctors and nurses, dedicated spaces, medical equipment, drugs, consumables, poor diagnostics, non-decisional consultations, as well as their timely and timely delivery. seeks political health solutions to solve this problem.

Material and Methods; In this retrospective study, we researched and analyzed the data of patients with construction-related injuries in ED treated from January-December 2021 

Results; During the study period, we analyzed 75,899 ED patients. Of these, 420 cases, or 0.06% were injured. In the research, 420 cases of injuries were investigated, investigating all age groups arising from construction-related activities for 2021.

Conclusion; To reduce workplace injuries an organization must carry out regular risk assessments, conduct physical assessments for demanding roles, provide safety and wellness training regularly, train and appoint first aid marshals, hire qualified workers, hire enough workers, keep workspaces clean and walkways clear, post proper signage, Provide adequate lighting, education and training on staff emergency response systems via courses BLS-D BTLS, PHTLS ATLS. 

 

https://doi.org/10.32391/ajtes.v8i1.378
Lenjani B. et al. - Construction Industry Causes of Injuries, Management of EMS and Its Impact on Public Health

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