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Solhi M, Saki M, Alimohammadi I, Haghani H. Effect of health education based on BASNEF pattern on use of personal protective respiratory equipment in Ahvaz carbon block factory workers, 2009 . ioh. 2012; 9 (2) :50-58
URL: http://ioh.iums.ac.ir/article-1-845-en.html

, m-solhi@tums.ac.ir
Abstract:   (5048 Views)

  Background and aims: Respiratory diseases due to work with 50 million annually incidence included one third of all occupational diseases and it is one of the main causes of absenteeism from work in workers. Some occupational diseases can be prevented with personal protective equipment. BASNEF model is one of the effective health education and safety training models for workers. The aim of this study was to determine the effect of educational intervention based on BASNEF pattern on increasing the use of personal protective respiratory equipment among carbon black factory workers , where many air pollutants such as carbon block exists.
Methods: In this study the intervention curriculum based on BASNEF pattern administrated on 100 (experimental and control) Ahvaz carbon block factory workers. Data were collected by questionnaires. The data were analyzed by Independent T, χ square and Pearson correlation co- efficient using SPSS version16.

  Results : After the intervention, the mean scores of knowledge, attitude, intention, and enabling factors showed significant increase in experimental group in comparison of control group (p<0.00001). In addition, the mean score of subjective norms in experimental and control groups showed no significant differences.
Conclusion: The educational program based on BASNEF pattern was effective in improving the use of respiratory personal protective equipment in Ahvaz carbon block factory workers 

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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Theory Base Intervention
Received: 2012/11/6 | Accepted: 2013/06/8 | Published: 2013/06/8

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