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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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.
This burden of work means occupational disorders impact the whole of the emergency department.
Working in mines is associated with acute and chronic occupational disorders.

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