DISASTER MEDICINE No. 3•2022
Analysis of Risks of Fatalities among Personnel oF Federal Firefighting Service of EMERCOM of Russia in 2006-2020
Evdokimov V.I.1, Bobrinev E.V.2, Kondashov A.A.2, Gudz Yu.V. 1, Magdanov D.F.1, Pankratov Н.А.3
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1 Nikiforov Russian Center of Emergency and Radiation Medicine, EMERCOM of Russia, St. Petersburg, Russian Federation
2 All-Russian Research Institute for Fire Protection, EMERCOM of Russia, Balashikha, Moscow region, Russian Federation
3 Department of Strategic Planning and Organizational Work, EMERCOM of Russia, Moscow, Russian Federation
UDC 614.84 «2006/2020»
Summary. The aim of the study is to analyze the risks of fatalities among the personnel of the Federal Firefighting Service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations (EMERCOM) of Russia in 2006-2020 by categories of personnel, causes of fatal injuries, and types of professional activity.
Materials and research methods. Injury rates of Russian EMERCOM Federal Firefighting Service personnel were taken for 2006-2015 from the data bank on morbidity, injury, disability, and death during the performance of official duties in the Russian EMERCOM; for 2016-2020 — from the reports of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia. Risks of death were calculated per 100 thousand people or ×10-5.
Results of the study and their analysis. Over 15 years (2006-2020), 224 members of the Federal Firefighting Service of the Russian EMERCOM died as a result of injuries received during the performance of their official duties, averaging (15±1) deaths per year. The average annual risk of death was (8.53±0.83)×10-5. That is statistically reliably lower, than the average risk for Russian Federation male workers — (13.23±1.12)×10-5 (p<0.01). The polynomial trends of the indicators of risk of death of Federal Firefighting service personnel and of male workers of the Russian Federation with different significance coefficients of determination show a decreasing trend in the data. The consistency of the trends is low and statistically insignificant (r=0.228; p>0.05), which may indicate the influence of different (multidirectional) leading factors on fatal injuries. The average annual risks of fatal injuries by causes of fatal injuries, types of professional activity and personnel categories were calculated.
Keywords: Federal Firefighting Service of the Ministry of Emergency Situations of Russia, fatal injuries, occupational safety, occupational traumatism, personnel, risks of death
For citation: Evdokimov V.I., Bobrinev E.V., Kondashov A.A., Gudz Yu.V., Magdanov D.F., Pankratov N.A. Analysis of Risks of Fatalities among Personnel oF Federal Firefighting Service of EMERCOM of Russia in 2006-2020. Meditsina Katastrof = Disaster Medicine. 2022;3:17–22 (In Russ.). https://doi.org/10.33266/2070-1004-2022-3-17-22
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The material was received 18.05.22; the article after peer review procedure 25.07.22; the Editorial Board accepted the article for publication 23.09.22