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Kitchen Safety in Hospitals: Practices and Knowledge of Food Handlers in Istanbul, Turkey.
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PMID:  25207588     Owner:  NLM     Status:  Publisher    
This study was designed to identify the practices and knowledge of food handlers about workplace safety in hospital kitchens (four on-premises and eight off-premises) in Istanbul. A kitchen safety knowledge questionnaire was administered and a kitchen safety checklist was completed by dietitians. The mean total scores of the on-premise and off-premise hospital kitchens were 32.7 ± 8.73 and 37.0 ± 9.87, respectively. The mean scores for the items about machinery tools, electricity, gas, and fire were lower in off-premise than on-premises hospital kitchen workers. The kitchen safety knowledge questionnaire had five subsections; 43.7% of the food handlers achieved a perfect score. Significant differences were found in the knowledge of food handlers working in both settings about preventing slips and falls (p < .05). Significant relationships were found between marital status, education level, and kitchen safety knowledge of the food handlers (p < .05). [Workplace Health Saf 2014;62(10):XX-XX.].
Aydan Ercan; Gul Kiziltan
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Publication Detail:
Type:  JOURNAL ARTICLE     Date:  2014-9-09
Journal Detail:
Title:  Workplace health & safety     Volume:  -     ISSN:  2165-0799     ISO Abbreviation:  Workplace Health Saf     Publication Date:  2014 Sep 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2014-9-10     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101575677     Medline TA:  Workplace Health Saf     Country:  -    
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Languages:  ENG     Pagination:  1-6     Citation Subset:  -    
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Copyright 2014, SLACK Incorporated.
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