Workplace Safety and Occupational Health Job Risks Hazards in Public Health Sector in Greece
Ioannis Pantelis Adamopoulos 1 2 3 * , Niki Fotios Syrou 4
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1 Region of Attica, Department of Environmental Hygiene and Public Health Inspection, South Sector of Athens, Athens, GREECE2 Department of Health Sciences, School of Medicine, European University Cyprus, Nicosia, CYPRUS3 Research Center of Excellence in Risk & Decision Sciences CERIDES, School of Sciences, European University Cyprus, Nicosia, CYPRUS4 Department of Physical Education and Sport Science, University of Thessaly, Trikala, GREECE* Corresponding Author


Background: A systematic literature review in field of occupational health and safety job risks hazards in public health sector under the view of process that applies principles and techniques to create, communicate, and deliver value in order to influence target audience behaviors that benefit society as well as the intended employers, and also managers. The aim of the study is to change the activities in the workplace and society that will support the overall public health sector services in Greece and global.
Methods: Review conducted and select research studies from January 2000 through February 2022, also the last two years on the recent frame of period of COVID-19 pandemic. Detected 195 studies and selected seven articles were included in this review according to criteria. These articles reported a variety of exposures faced by public health professionals working in public health sector. This review also revealed a number of strategies that can be adopted to control, eliminate, or reduce hazards job risks in occupational safety and health in Greece and global.
Conclusion: This review highlights, the positively association and correlations between workplace safety and occupational health and safety job risks hazards in public health sector in Greece. Few papers are published based on the very contemporary title considered for the article; hence, this study identified several articles in the scientific literature, but only few articles were classified as eligible according to the previously established criteria especially in public health services and organizations sector.


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Article Type: Review Article

EUR J ENV PUBLIC HLT, Volume 6, Issue 2, 2022, Article No: em0118

Publication date: 15 Jul 2022

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