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Mohamadfam I. Human costs of fatal occupational accidents in insured people in Tehran. ioh. 2007; 4 (1) :4-9
URL: http://ioh.iums.ac.ir/article-1-464-en.html

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Background and Aims

Occupational accidents are one of the main health and economic problems of developing countries including Iran. Death due to occupational accidents causes significant economic losts and hardware losses.

Methods

This research performed in Tehran province in 2002. The subjects included all of people insured which their death was due to occupational accident. The Excel software package was used for data analysis.

Results

231 fatal occupational accidents happened in Tehran over three years research. This research showed that 7552 years of life and more than 777 billion Rails has been lost because of the occurrence of occupational accidents.

Conclusion

According to current research, to decrease the occupational accidents risk,implementation of a comprehensive recording and reporting system and using of proactive safety approach is necessary.

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Received: 2011/08/1

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