E ISSN: 2583-049X

International Journal of Advanced Multidisciplinary Research and Studies

Volume 3, Issue 5, 2023

The Role and Strategy of Medical Personnel (Nurses) in Implementing the Occupational Safety and Health Management System (OHSMS) in Hospitals

Author(s): Nasrul Zaman, Abdurrozzaq Hasibuan, Suhela Putri Nasution, Alfridsyah


Hospitals as a service industry have a variety of complicated labor problems with various risks of occupational diseases and even occupational accidents according to the type of work, so they are obliged to implement Hospital Occupational Safety and Health (OHSRS) efforts. Therefore, the importance of implementing occupational safety and health in hospitals is applied to prevent problems, and protect all human resources, especially patients. As a professional nurse is required to have knowledge in occupational safety and health in hospitals because it plays an important role in patient safety and comfort.

Purpose: This study aims to determine the role and strategy of medical personnel (nurses) in implementing the Occupational Health and Safety Management System (OHSMS) in hospitals.

Methods: This research is a literature review. This research is used to collect data or sources related to a particular topic that can be obtained from various sources such as journals, books, the internet, and other literature.

Results: from the literature, it is found that a nurse needs the ability to pay attention to others, technical and interpersonal intellectual skills that are reflected in the nurse's behavior. Therefore, in doing their work or providing nursing care by nurses to patients, nurses must pay attention to several roles that must be carried out every time they provide nursing care to patients, in order to avoid unexpected work accidents.

Keywords: Occupational Health and Safety, OHSMS, Hospital Nurses

Pages: 216-222

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