Accident Constitutes a big problem occupational health It causes an economic loss to the work and worker. Six hundred workers were, investigated by a well standardized questionnaire through interview.
Most workers believed that the most important causes of accidents are those belonging to environment and work pattern. They did not know or denied that there are many important personal factors that are considered to be a corner stone in increasing accident rate. Ninety one percent of the investigated workers believed that the improper guarded machines are one of the most important causes of accidents, only 23% of the involved workers considered the psychological and social disturbance to cause accidents, it is concluded that there should be a well prepared program of health education to learn the workers the different causes of accidents and the methods to prevent and decrease the accident rates
A. E. Shouman ,
Workers knowledge of accidents’ causes,
J. Egypt. Public Health Assoc. 1994;
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