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Table 2 Precautions taken by workers of BMW management

From: Needlestick and sharps injuries among housekeeping workers in hospitals of Shiraz, Iran

Precautions workers took Government Private Total
Put segrated waste in special waste rooms 6 (12.5) 2 (4.5) 8 (8.7)
Wear gloves and masks 6 (12.5) 12 (27.3) 18 (19.6)
Wear gloves and masks and put segregated wastes in trolleys for transfer 24 (50.0) 19(43.2) 4(46.7)
Wear gloves, masks and aprons 1 (2.1) 2 (4.5) 3 (3.3)
Regular washing of buckets and wearing gloves and mask 3 (6.3) 3 (6.8) 6 (6.5)
Wear hand gloves and boots 2 (4.2) - 2 (2.2)
Put segregated waste in trolleys and wear masks, gloves and aprons - 3 (6.8) 3 (3.3)
Wear protective clothing and careful handling 5 (10.4) 3 (6.8) 8 (8.7)
All 1 (2.1) - 1 (1.1)
Total 48(100.0) 4(100.0) 9(100.0)
  1. Figures in parentheses are percentages.