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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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.
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This burden of work means occupational disorders impact the whole of the emergency department.

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