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Project – Safety at Work


Background

Working as a nurse in today’s health environments is more demanding than ever. The expectations are higher with impact on the physical condition, but also related to aggression, working with chemicals, hazardous smoke but also for female nurses and nurses getting older. This project is to handles this one theme under a variety of eight sub chapters.


#1-Hazardous smoke and air

To the background on a lack of comprehensive understanding of Surgical and hazardous Smoke and air where health professionals work, it’s in the ESNO interest to bring this to the attention of specialist nurses. The impact of unknown about the issues and neglect of using guidelines or available instruments and equipment is of great concern

See page Surgical Smoke

#2-Aggression, physical and verbal

‘Violence and harassment in the year of the nurse’ When the World Health Organisation (WHO) dedicated Year 2020 as “The Year of the Nurse and the Midwife”, nobody thought it would coincide with a global pandemic, putting the health sector at the forefront of the battle.

#3-Nurses in aging position

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#4-Women in nursing profession

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LINK TO PAGE

#5-Nursing and Musculoskeletal impact

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#6-Working with chemicals and medication

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#7-Working under Pandemic conditions

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#8-Sharp needles

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#9-Mental health in Nursing profession

Quality of care and patient safety goes parallel with good an reasonable working conditions such as balancing hours of work and relieve. This sub chapter project aims to provide advice and guidance for nurses to communicate with employers and regulators according to European directives and regulations. This will be based on experiences and studies in collaboration with European organisations related to working conditions..

#10-Sleep Work Ballance

With the increasing pressure on nurses, relate to nurse shortage making longer hours with less time to recover and covering each other in shifts gaps, it’s inevitable that that nurses spend less time in sleeping. Also the sleeping time is under pressure. Also in relation to night and day shift, an imbalance of a healthy wake and sleep balance is under threat. This has impact on nurses health but also on the quality of cate and patient safety. This chapter deals about safety at work related to a nurses health and sleeping problems.

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#11-Sexual intimidation at work

Sexual harassment is complex and has occupational hazards in nursing. Nurses experienced it than other employees. Female nurses are with the highest rate in the profession. The aim of this module is to address provide explanation and prevalence of sexual harassment against female nurses, the types, perpetrators, and health consequences of the harassment. And important, guidelines to male’s in providing guidance in avoiding misbehaviour towards implementation of policies.
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#12-Racism in the Nurses Workforce

In process, about Racism in the Nurse Workforce. Still to work out

Racism: Dismantling the Threat for Health Equity and the Nursing Profession