Relevamiento de factores de riesgo en la Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias de la Universidad Nacional de La Plata
Risk factor awareness at the Faculty of Veterinary Sciences represents the first step to wards improving biosecurity and safety in the work place for veterinarians. In order to collect formation, a quali and quantitative survey was implemented which allowed identification and classification of risks acccording to level and degree of danger. Risk factors were classified as biological, chemical, traumatic or physical. Participant involvement was high (80,9% of analysis units). 12% of analysis units presented high risk factors, 68% had high risk factors and 20% had potentially catastrophic risk factors. 80% of analysis units reported moderate to potentially catastrophic chemical risk factors, 44% had moderate to high traumatic risk factors, 32% had moderate to high physical risk factors and 28% had moderate to high biological risk factors. Two or more types of moderate to high risk factors are present in 52% of analysis units. It is necessary to continue with collection of information related to the identified risk factors in order to establish adequate management practices for each situation.
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Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad Nacional de La Plata
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