Evaluation of physical health and its relation with history of work accidents in workers of the Central Iron Ore Company of Iran

Document Type : Original Article


Department of Occupational Health, Shahid Sadoughi University of Medical Sciences, Yazd, Research Center for Health Services Management Institute for Futures Studies in Health, Kerman University of Medical Sciences, Kerman, Iran


Aims: This study was conducted to determine the state of physical symptoms of the Iranian Central Iron Ore Company workers and its relation with history of work accidents. Materials and Methods: This cross-sectional descriptive study was performed at the Iranian Central Iron Ore Company and included 388 workers sampled randomly out of 2100 workers. Research tool was a two-part questionnaire that its reliability was determined by some of researchers. Data was analyzed by SPSS (Statistical Package for Social Science) software and statistical tests included variance analysis and Pearson' correlation tests. Results: According to the findings, 80.9% had favorable physical health conditions and there was a significant relationship between physical health condition, history of work accidents, cigarette smoking and type of work. Conclusion: Considering the strong relationship between physical health and history of work accidents, it is proposed that high-level managers of the Central Iron Ore Company of Iran should pay special attention to the improvement of physical health, psychological, social, and welfare levels.


Volume 2, November
November 2013
Pages 1-4
  • Receive Date: 03 February 2023
  • Accept Date: 03 February 2023