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Research Paper | Dental Science | Saudi Arabia | Volume 8 Issue 2, February 2019
Examination of the Level of Responsivenesss Towards Occupational Hazards among Pedo Staff at Selected Dental Clinics, Saudi Arabia
Dr. Mohammed Saeed M Alqahtani
Abstract: Background: Notwithstanding the distinction on patient safety in dental clinics, the alternative organizations have evaluated the level to which protection is an intentional precedence or their traditions supports patient safety. In response to the Institute of Dental Medical report and to an organizational enthusiasm to patient safety, the contemporary researches was exploited an efficient dimension of safety measures was applied. Objective: To assess the level of Responsivenesss towards occupational Hazards among Pedo staff at the selected dental clinics, Saudi Arabia. Method: A cross-sectional survey was conducted at eight dental clinics, Saudi Arabia. A32 items self-administered questionnaire was provided to 100 Pedo staff in the research setting based on their area of their specialties to assess the level of Responsivenesss towards occupational Hazards among Pedo staff at the selected dental clinics, Saudi Arabia. Results: This study finding showed that responsiveness towards Occupational Hazards among some Pedo staff at dental clinics was variable. The majority (74.0 %) of the Pedo staff had a high level of responsiveness towards Occupational Hazards in relation to for decontamination of devices (with only contact with skin) washing with usual detergent is enough. On the other hand (68.0 %) of the Pedo staff had a lowest level of responsiveness towards Occupational Hazards in relation to Universal precautions are applied to patients with HIV and viral hepatitis only. Although, concerning the Intermittent Level of Responsiveness the highest level was responsiveness towards Occupational Hazards in relation to Universal precautions are applied to patients with HIV and viral hepatitis only (12.0 %). While, regarding the Low Level of Responsiveness towards Occupational in the item of Used needles can be recapped after giving an injection was showed higher rate (11.0 %) Conclusions: The current study results revealed that there were high levels of responsiveness among the Pedo staff towards occupational Hazards within the study setting.
Keywords: Occupational Hazards, Responsiveness, &Pedo staff
Edition: Volume 8 Issue 2, February 2019,
Pages: 814 - 818