Occupational Disorder

Occupational Disorder

 

(in Russian, professional’noe zabolevanie), one of a separate category of disorders that have an adverse effect on the worker and are caused exclusively or chiefly by the industrial environment or by the work process. In the USSR, the list of occupational disorders and the instructions for its implementation were approved by the Ministry of Health and the All-Union Central Council of Trade Unions on Feb. 25 and 26, 1970. There are a number of benefits available to individuals suffering from occupational disorders, including social insurance, social security, and improved working conditions.

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It would have been a missed opportunity in increasing awareness and carrying out health education regarding this occupational disorder on this group of vulnerable workers.
and O'Neil, D., 1998, 'Occupational disorder in Ghanaian subsistence farmers', Contemporary Ergonomics, Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Ergonomics Society, Royal Agricultural College, Cirencester, 1-3 April 1998.
(9.) Bellina JH, Schenck D, Millet AH, Denicola CM, Kelly R, Cook A (1999) Outflow uropathy: occupational disorder? Journal of the Louisiana State Medical Society.
The chapter on occupational disease describes a well-organized process using four steps to assess a suspected occupational disorder and helpful tables relating symptoms to specific exposure.
A grouping of major occupational disorders in India according to the etiological factors includes-occupational injuries like: ergonomics related, chemical occupational factors (like dust, gases, acid, alkali, metals etc.), physical occupational factors (like noise, heat, radiation etc.), biological occupational factors, behavioural occupational factors, social occupational factors.
Disruption of normal respiratory function is associated with occupational disorders. Exposure to welding fumes on long term basis affects the lung function of the workers and prompts allergic responses.
Occupational disorders and accidents are the main problems in many countries.
2 Occupational Disorders of the Neck and Brachial Plexus: tension neck syndrome, cervical spondylosis, cervical disc disease, brachial plexus compression.
Several types of occupational disorders may result due to this e.g.
Chapters provide information about general anatomy, specific anatomy--hand, upper limb and spine--biomechanics, hand functions, neurophysiology, psychology, epidemiology, occupational disorders, overuse syndrome, focal dystonia, posture, the role of surgery, vision problems, stage fright, rehabilitation with musicians, the handicapped musician, orofacial problems, prevention and "healthy" techniques reviewed by instrumentalists, specifically violinists and pianists.
Starting in 1910, initially under the aegis of a commission of the State of Illinois, and later the Federal Bureau of Labor Statistics, she explored occupational disorders and their social consequences.
Working in mines is associated with acute and chronic occupational disorders. Most of the uranium mining in the United States took place in the Four Corners region of the Southwest (Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico, and Utah) and on Native American lands.

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