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Interventions to prevent injuries in construction workers [Version 4, 2018]

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posted on 08.02.2018, 14:44 by Henk van der Molen, Prativa Basnet, Peter L.T. Hoonakker, Marika M. Lehtola, Jorma Lappalainen, Monique H.W. Frings-Dresen, Roger Haslam, Jos H. Verbeek
Background Construction workers are frequently exposed to various types of injury-inducing hazards. There are a number of injury prevention interventions, yet their effectiveness is uncertain. Objectives To assess the effects of interventions for preventing injuries in construction workers. Search methods We searched the Cochrane Injuries Group’s specialised register, CENTRAL (issue 3), MEDLINE, Embase and PsycINFO up to April 2017. The searches were not restricted by language or publication status. We also handsearched the reference lists of relevant papers and reviews. Selection criteria Randomised controlled trials, controlled before-after (CBA) studies and interrupted time-series (ITS) of all types of interventions for preventing fatal and non-fatal injuries among workers at construction sites. Data collection and analysis Two review authors independently selected studies, extracted data and assessed their risk of bias. For ITS studies, we re-analysed the studies and used an initial effect, measured as the change in injury rate in the year after the intervention, as well as a sustained effect, measured as the change in time trend before and after the intervention.

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Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews

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1 - 59

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VAN DER MOLEN, H. ... et al, 2018. Interventions to prevent injuries in construction workers. Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, Issue 2. Art. No.: CD006251. doi: 10.1002/14651858.CD006251.pub4.

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John Wiley & Sons, Ltd. © The Cochrane Collaboration.

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This work is made available according to the conditions of the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0) licence. Full details of this licence are available at: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/

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01/02/2018

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2018-02-05

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This paper was published in the journal Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews and the definitive published version is available at https://doi.org/10.1002/14651858.CD006251.pub4

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1469-493X

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