Diseases caused by factors involved in one's employment.
Insurance coverage providing compensation and medical benefits to individuals because of work-connected injuries or disease.
A permanent ashen-gray discoloration of the skin, conjunctiva, and internal organs resulting from long-continued use of silver salts. (Dorland, 27th ed)
Medical specialty concerned with the promotion and maintenance of the physical and mental health of employees in occupational settings.
An office in the Department of Labor responsible for developing and establishing occupational safety and health standards.
Physicians employed in a company or corporate setting that is generally not in the health care industry.
Text editing and storage functions using computer software.
Asthma attacks caused, triggered, or exacerbated by OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURE.
Health services for employees, usually provided by the employer at the place of work.
A course or method of action selected to guide and determine present and future decisions.
The promotion and maintenance of physical and mental health in the work environment.
The exposure to potentially harmful chemical, physical, or biological agents that occurs as a result of one's occupation.
A legal requirement that designated types of information acquired by professionals or institutions in the course of their work be reported to appropriate authorities.
An institute of the CENTERS FOR DISEASE CONTROL AND PREVENTION which is responsible for assuring safe and healthful working conditions and for developing standards of safety and health. Research activities are carried out pertinent to these goals.
Diseases in persons engaged in cultivating and tilling soil, growing plants, harvesting crops, raising livestock, or otherwise engaged in husbandry and farming. The diseases are not restricted to farmers in the sense of those who perform conventional farm chores: the heading applies also to those engaged in the individual activities named above, as in those only gathering harvest or in those only dusting crops.
A diffuse parenchymal lung disease caused by inhalation of dust and by tissue reaction to their presence. These inorganic, organic, particulate, or vaporized matters usually are inhaled by workers in their occupational environment, leading to the various forms (ASBESTOSIS; BYSSINOSIS; and others). Similar air pollution can also have deleterious effects on the general population.
Unforeseen occurrences, especially injuries in the course of work-related activities.
A form of pneumoconiosis resulting from inhalation of dust containing crystalline form of SILICON DIOXIDE, usually in the form of quartz. Amorphous silica is relatively nontoxic.
Payment, or other means of making amends, for a wrong or injury.
Any enterprise centered on the processing, assembly, production, or marketing of a line of products, services, commodities, or merchandise, in a particular field often named after its principal product. Examples include the automobile, fishing, music, publishing, insurance, and textile industries.
A recurrent contact dermatitis caused by substances found in the work place.
The capital is Seoul. The country, established September 9, 1948, is located on the southern part of the Korean Peninsula. Its northern border is shared with the Democratic People's Republic of Korea.
The collective designation of three organizations with common membership: the European Economic Community (Common Market), the European Coal and Steel Community, and the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom). It was known as the European Community until 1994. It is primarily an economic union with the principal objectives of free movement of goods, capital, and labor. Professional services, social, medical and paramedical, are subsumed under labor. The constituent countries are Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom. (The World Almanac and Book of Facts 1997, p842)
A contact dermatitis due to allergic sensitization to various substances. These substances subsequently produce inflammatory reactions in the skin of those who have acquired hypersensitivity to them as a result of prior exposure.
Earth or other matter in fine, dry particles. (Random House Unabridged Dictionary, 2d ed)
Ongoing scrutiny of a population (general population, study population, target population, etc.), generally using methods distinguished by their practicability, uniformity, and frequently their rapidity, rather than by complete accuracy.
Crafts, trades, professions, or other means of earning a living.
Air pollutants found in the work area. They are usually produced by the specific nature of the occupation.
The state of being engaged in an activity or service for wages or salary.
The number of new cases of a given disease during a given period in a specified population. It also is used for the rate at which new events occur in a defined population. It is differentiated from PREVALENCE, which refers to all cases, new or old, in the population at a given time.
The systems and processes involved in the establishment, support, management, and operation of registers, e.g., disease registers.
An aspect of personal behavior or lifestyle, environmental exposure, or inborn or inherited characteristic, which, on the basis of epidemiologic evidence, is known to be associated with a health-related condition considered important to prevent.
Studies designed to assess the efficacy of programs. They may include the evaluation of cost-effectiveness, the extent to which objectives are met, or impact.
Predetermined sets of questions used to collect data - clinical data, social status, occupational group, etc. The term is often applied to a self-completed survey instrument.

Traumatic vasospastic disease in chain-saw operators. (1/7118)

Raynaud's phenomenon is commonly induced in chain-saw operators by vibration; the hand guiding the tool is the more severely affected. The condition tends to persist after use of the chain-saw is stopped but compensation is rarely sought. Among 17 cases of Raynaud's phenomenon in lumberjacks the condition was found to be related to use of the chain-saw in 14, 10 of whom had to give up their work in colder weather because the disease was so disabling. Two criteria essential to establish the condition as vibration-induced Raynaud's phenomenon are the presence of symptoms for at least 2 years and a history of at least 1 year's constant use of the chain-saw. Careful physical examination and simple tests of vascular function will provide objective evidence of permanent damage by which the patients may be classified and compensated.  (+info)

Incidence and occupational pattern of leukaemias, lymphomas, and testicular tumours in western Ireland over an 11 year period. (2/7118)

STUDY OBJECTIVE: To determine incidence of the following malignancies, testicular tumours, all leukaemias and all lymphomas in the West of Ireland in an 11 year period. Secondly, to examine the relation between disease patterns and available occupational data in male subjects of working age. DESIGN: A census survey of all cases occurring in the three counties in the Western Health Board (WHB) area, Galway, Mayo and Roscommon, for the 11 year period 1980 to 1990 inclusive. Average annual age standardised incidence rates for the period were calculated using the 1986 census data. Rates for the area are compared with rates from the southern region of Ireland, which had a tumour registry. Trends over the time period are evaluated. All male subjects for whom occupational data were available were categorised using the Irish socioeconomic group classification and incidence rates by occupation were compared using the standardised incidence ratio method. In one of the counties, Galway, a detailed occupational history of selected cases and an age matched control group was also elicited through patients' general practitioners. SETTING: All available case records in the West of Ireland. RESULTS: There are no national incidence records for the period. Compared with data from the Southern Tumour Registry, the number of cases of women with myeloid leukaemias was significantly lower. Male leukaemia rates were significantly lower as a group (SIR 84 (95% CI 74, 95) but not when considered as individual categories. Regression analysis revealed an increasing trend in the number of new cases of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma among both men (r = 0.47, p = 0.02) and women (r = 0.90, p = 0.0001) and of chronic lymphocytic leukaemia in men (r = 0.77, p = 0.005) and women (r = 0.68 p = 0.02) in the WHB region over the last decade. Four hundred and fifty six male cases over the age of 15 years were identified and adequate occupational information was available for 74% of these. Standardised incidence ratios of testicular tumours 100, 938) and agriworkers other than farmers (SIR 377, 95% CI 103, 967). There were also significantly increased incidence ratios for both non-Hodgkin's lymphoma (SIR 169, 95% CI 124, 266) and three categories of leukaemias among farmers. Hodgkin's disease and acute myeloid leukaemias were significantly increased among semi-skilled people. Interview data with 90 cases and 54 controls of both sexes revealed that among farmers, cases (n = 31) were significantly less likely than controls (n = 20) to use tractor mounted spraying techniques (OR = 0.19 (95% CI 0.04, 0.80)) and less likely to wear protective masks (OR 0.22 (95% CI 0.05, 0.84)). CONCLUSIONS: Trends of increase in non-Hodgkin's lymphoma and some leukaemias are consistent with studies elsewhere. The study provides further evidence of the relation between agricultural work and certain lymphoproliferative cancers. The possible carcinogenic role of chemicals used in agricultural industries must be considered as an explanation.  (+info)

Is hospital care involved in inequalities in coronary heart disease mortality? Results from the French WHO-MONICA Project in men aged 30-64. (3/7118)

OBJECTIVES: The goal of the study was to assess whether possible disparities in coronary heart disease (CHD) management between occupational categories (OC) in men might be observed and contribute to the increasing inequalities in CHD morbidity and mortality reported in France. METHODS: The data from the three registers of the French MONICA Collaborative Centres (MCC-Lille, MCC-Strasbourg, and MCC-Toulouse) were analysed during two period: 1985-87 and 1989-91. Acute myocardial infarctions and coronary deaths concerning men, aged 30-64 years, were included. Non-professionally active and retired men were excluded. Results were adjusted for age and MCC, using a logistic regression analysis. RESULTS: 605 and 695 events were analysed for 1985-87 and 1989-91, respectively. Out of hospital cardiac arrests, with or without cardiac resuscitation, and 28 day case fatality rates were lower among upper executives in both periods. A coronarography before the acute event had been performed more frequently in men of this category and the proportion of events that could be hospitalised was higher among them. In both periods, the management of acute myocardial infarctions in hospital and prescriptions on discharge were similar among occupational categories. CONCLUSIONS: For patients who could be admitted to hospital, the management was found to be similar among OCs, as was the 28 day case fatality rate among the hospitalised patients. In contrast, lower prognosis and higher probability of being hospitalised after the event among some categories suggest that pre-hospital care and the patient's conditions before the event are the primary factors involved.  (+info)

Socioeconomic inequalities in health in the working population: the contribution of working conditions. (4/7118)

BACKGROUND: The aim was to study the impact of different categories of working conditions on the association between occupational class and self-reported health in the working population. METHODS: Data were collected through a postal survey conducted in 1991 among inhabitants of 18 municipalities in the southeastern Netherlands. Data concerned 4521 working men and 2411 working women and included current occupational class (seven classes), working conditions (physical working conditions, job control, job demands, social support at work), perceived general health (very good or good versus less than good) and demographic confounders. Data were analysed with logistic regression techniques. RESULTS: For both men and women we observed a higher odds ratio for a less than good perceived general health in the lower occupational classes (adjusted for confounders). The odds of a less than good perceived general health was larger among people reporting more hazardous physical working conditions, lower job control, lower social support at work and among those in the highest category of job demands. Results were similar for men and women. Men and women in the lower occupational classes reported more hazardous physical working conditions and lower job control as compared to those in higher occupational classes. High job demands were more often reported in the higher occupational classes, while social support at work was not clearly related to occupational class. When physical working conditions and job control were added simultaneously to a model with occupational class and confounders, the odds ratios for occupational classes were reduced substantially. For men, the per cent change in the odds ratios for the occupational classes ranged between 35% and 83%, and for women between 35% and 46%. CONCLUSIONS: A substantial part of the association between occupational class and a less than good perceived general health in the working population could be attributed to a differential distribution of hazardous physical working conditions and a low job control across occupational classes. This suggests that interventions aimed at improving these working conditions might result in a reduction of socioeconomic inequalities in health in the working population.  (+info)

Socioeconomic inequalities and disability pension in middle-aged men. (5/7118)

BACKGROUND: The issue of inequalities in health has generated much discussion and socioeconomic status is considered an important variable in studies of health. It is frequently used in epidemiological studies, either as a possible risk factor or a confounder and the aim of this study was to analyse the relation between socioeconomic status and risk of disability pension. METHODS: Five complete birth year cohorts of middle-aged male residents in Malmo were invited to a health survey and 5782 with complete data constituted the cohort in this prospective study. Each subject was followed for approximately 11 years and nationwide Swedish data registers were used for surveillance. RESULTS: Among the 715 men (12%), granted disability pension during follow-up, three groups were distinguished. The cumulative incidence of disability pension among blue collar workers was 17% and among lower and higher level white collar workers, 11% and 6% respectively. With simultaneous adjustment for biological risk factors and job conditions, the relative risk for being granted a disability pension (using higher level white collar workers as reference) was 2.5 among blue collar workers and 1.6 among lower level white collar workers. CONCLUSIONS: Socioeconomic status, as defined by occupation, is a risk factor for being granted disability pension even after adjusting for work conditions and other risk factors for disease.  (+info)

Permanent work incapacity, mortality and survival without work incapacity among occupations and social classes: a cohort study of ageing men in Geneva. (6/7118)

BACKGROUND: The objective of this retrospective cohort study was to investigate the burden of disability and death in men, from middle age to age of retirement, among occupational groups and classes in Geneva. METHODS: Men were included if they resided in the Canton of Geneva, were 45 years of age in 1970-1972, and were not receiving a disability pension at the start of the follow-up. The cohort of 5137 men was followed up for 20 years and linked to national registers of disability pension allowance and of causes of death. RESULTS: There was a steep upward trend in incidence of permanent work incapacity with lower social class for all causes as well as for the seven causes of disability studied. Compared with professional occupations (social class I), the relative risk (RR) of permanent work incapacity was 11.4 for partly skilled and unskilled occupations (class IV+V) (95% confidence interval [CI]: 5.2-28.0). The social class gradient in mortality was in the same direction as that in work incapacity although much less steep (RR class IV+V to class I = 1.6, 95% CI : 1.1-2.2). Survival without work incapacity at the time of the 65th birthday ranged from only 57% in construction workers and labourers to 89% in science and related professionals. Unemployment in Geneva was below 1.5% during almost all the study period. CONCLUSIONS: Medically-ascertained permanent work incapacity and survival without work incapacity have shown considerably greater socioeconomic differentials than the mortality differentials.  (+info)

SWORD '97: surveillance of work-related and occupational respiratory disease in the UK. (7/7118)

SWORD is one of seven clinically based reporting schemes which together now provide almost comprehensive coverage of occupational diseases across the UK. Although SWORD is now in its tenth year, participation rates remain high. Of an estimated 3,903 new cases seen this year, 1,031 (26%) were of occupational asthma, 978 (25%) of mesothelioma, 794 (20%) of non-malignant pleural disease, 336 (9%) of pneumoconiosis and 233 (6%) of inhalation accidents. Incidence rates of occupational asthma were generally highest among workers in the manufacture of wood products, textiles and food (particularly grain products and crustaceans) and additionally, in the production of precious and non-ferrous metals, rubber goods, detergents and perfumes, and in mining. Health care workers were noted to have a surprisingly high incidence of inhalation accidents. Occupational asthma attributed to latex has increased dramatically; the highest rates are among laboratory technicians, shoe workers and health care workers.  (+info)

Post-traumatic epilepsy: its complications and impact on occupational rehabilitation--an epidemiological study from India. (8/7118)

The objective of this study was to assess the prevalence of seizure disorder, neuropsychiatric disorders and reproductive outcome of employees with post-traumatic epilepsy (PTE) and their effect on occupational rehabilitation. A case-comparison group study design was used to compare 30 subjects with PTE with (1) 129 non-PTE and (2) 55 non-PTE matched control employees. The 55 non-PTE matched controls were selected from the 129 non-PTE employees on the basis of age, age at onset of seizure, age at marriage and length of employment. The PTE group had a lower fertility rate than the controls and more neuropsychiatric disorders and seizure disability. PTE employees were more occupationally rehabilitated than non-PTE employees (p = 0.033). Of the 30 PTE subjects, thirteen who were rehabilitated by placement had more seizure disability (p = 0.007) and a higher fertility rate (p = 0.018). High prevalence of seizure disability and increased fertility rate among the placed PTE employees suggested that there might be some association between severity of seizures and increased production of live offspring and work placement. Work suitability or placement should not be judged on clinical assessment only but psychosocial seizure assessment, disability evaluation and other psychometric tests which are of equal importance.  (+info)

1. Asbestosis: a lung disease caused by inhaling asbestos fibers.
2. Carpal tunnel syndrome: a nerve disorder caused by repetitive motion and pressure on the wrist.
3. Mesothelioma: a type of cancer caused by exposure to asbestos.
4. Pneumoconiosis: a lung disease caused by inhaling dust from mining or other heavy industries.
5. Repetitive strain injuries: injuries caused by repetitive motions, such as typing or using vibrating tools.
6. Skin conditions: such as skin irritation and dermatitis caused by exposure to chemicals or other substances in the workplace.
7. Hearing loss: caused by loud noises in the workplace.
8. Back injuries: caused by lifting, bending, or twisting.
9. Respiratory problems: such as asthma and other breathing difficulties caused by exposure to chemicals or dust in the workplace.
10. Cancer: caused by exposure to carcinogens such as radiation, certain chemicals, or heavy metals in the workplace.

Occupational diseases can be difficult to diagnose and treat, as they often develop gradually over time and may not be immediately attributed to the work environment. In some cases, these diseases may not appear until years after exposure has ended. It is important for workers to be aware of the potential health risks associated with their job and take steps to protect themselves, such as wearing protective gear, following safety protocols, and seeking regular medical check-ups. Employers also have a responsibility to provide a safe work environment and follow strict regulations to prevent the spread of occupational diseases.

Argyria is caused by the deposition of silver or mercury particles in the skin, which can occur through occupational exposure, accidental ingestion, or injection of these metals. The condition is more common in people who work with silver or mercury, such as photographers, dentists, and artisans who use silver-based compounds.

The symptoms of argyria can vary in severity and may include:

* Bluish-gray discoloration of the skin, nails, and eyes
* Patchy or diffuse discoloration of the skin
* Changes in skin texture and thickness
* Difficulty with vision, including blurred vision, sensitivity to light, and double vision
* Nail abnormalities, such as thickening, brittleness, or discoloration
* Eye abnormalities, such as cataracts or glaucoma

There is no cure for argyria, but treatment options are available to help manage the symptoms. These may include:

* Topical medications to lighten skin pigmentation
* Chemical peels to remove discolored skin
* Laser therapy to reduce skin discoloration
* Phototherapy with ultraviolet light to increase collagen production and improve skin texture
* Surgery to remove affected skin or tissue

It is important to seek medical attention if you suspect that you have been exposed to silver or mercury compounds, as early diagnosis and treatment can help minimize the severity of the condition.

Occupational asthma can be caused by a variety of substances, including:

1. Chemicals: Many chemicals used in industry can cause occupational asthma, including solvents, dyes, and cleaning agents.
2. Dusts: Exposure to dusts such as grain, wood, or cotton can trigger allergic responses in some people.
3. Molds: Some people may develop allergies to molds that grow in damp environments, such as construction sites or basements.
4. Other respiratory allergens: Exposure to other respiratory allergens, such as animal dander or pollen, can also cause occupational asthma.

Symptoms of occupational asthma can range from mild to severe and may include:

1. Wheezing
2. Coughing
3. Shortness of breath
4. Chest tightness
5. Difficulty breathing

Diagnosis of occupational asthma typically involves a combination of medical history, physical examination, and lung function tests. Treatment may involve avoiding exposure to the allergen, medication, or both. In severe cases, hospitalization may be necessary.

Prevention of occupational asthma is key to reducing the risk of developing this condition. Employers can take steps such as:

1. Providing proper ventilation and safety equipment
2. Implementing strict safety protocols for handling hazardous substances
3. Educating employees about potential allergens and how to avoid them
4. Offering regular health screenings and lung function tests to identify early signs of occupational asthma.

In summary, occupational asthma is a serious condition that can develop as a result of exposure to hazardous substances in the workplace. Early diagnosis and prevention are key to reducing the risk of developing this condition. Employers must take steps to provide a safe working environment and protect their employees' health.

1. Pesticide poisoning: Agricultural workers who handle or apply pesticides may be at risk for poisoning, which can cause a range of symptoms including headaches, dizziness, and nausea. Prolonged exposure to pesticides has also been linked to an increased risk of cancer.
2. Lung disease: Agricultural workers who work with dusty crops or in confined spaces may be at risk for lung diseases such as bronchitis, emphysema, and asthma.
3. Heat stress: Agricultural workers who work outdoors during hot weather may be at risk for heat stress, which can lead to symptoms such as dizziness, nausea, and fatigue. In severe cases, heat stress can be fatal.
4. Noise-induced hearing loss: Agricultural workers who are exposed to loud noises, such as tractors or other machinery, may be at risk for noise-induced hearing loss.
5. Musculoskeletal disorders: Agricultural workers may be at risk for musculoskeletal disorders such as back pain, joint pain, and repetitive strain injuries due to the physical demands of their work.
6. Skin diseases: Agricultural workers who handle animals or are exposed to chemicals may be at risk for skin diseases such as allergic contact dermatitis or fungal infections.
7. Eye diseases: Agricultural workers who work with pesticides or other chemicals may be at risk for eye diseases such as conjunctivitis or cataracts.
8. Respiratory diseases: Agricultural workers who handle grain or other dusty materials may be at risk for respiratory diseases such as hypersensitivity pneumonitis or farmer's lung.
9. Infectious diseases: Agricultural workers may be at risk for infectious diseases such as Q fever, which is caused by a bacteria that can be found in the intestines of some animals.
10. Mental health disorders: The stress and isolation of agricultural work may contribute to mental health disorders such as depression, anxiety, or substance abuse.

It's important for agricultural workers to take precautions to protect their health and safety on the job, such as wearing personal protective equipment, following proper handling and application procedures for chemicals, and taking regular breaks to rest and stretch. Additionally, employers should provide a safe work environment and training on safe work practices to help prevent injuries and illnesses.

There are several forms of pneumoconiosis, including:

* Coal workers' pneumoconiosis (CWP): caused by inhalation of coal dust in coal miners.
* Silicosis: caused by inhalation of silica dust in workers such as quarry workers, miners, and others who work with silica-containing materials.
* Asbestosis: caused by inhalation of asbestos fibers, which can lead to inflammation and scarring of the lungs.
* Hypersensitivity pneumonitis: caused by exposure to specific organic dusts, such as those found in agricultural or woodworking settings.

The symptoms of pneumoconiosis can vary depending on the type and severity of the disease, but may include coughing, shortness of breath, fatigue, and fever. In severe cases, pneumoconiosis can lead to respiratory failure and other complications.

Diagnosis of pneumoconiosis typically involves a combination of physical examination, medical history, and diagnostic tests such as chest X-rays, CT scans, and lung function tests. Treatment for pneumoconiosis may include medications to manage symptoms, pulmonary rehabilitation, and measures to reduce exposure to the offending particles. In severe cases, lung transplantation may be necessary.

Prevention of pneumoconiosis is critical, and this involves implementing appropriate safety measures in workplaces where workers are exposed to dusts or other particles. This can include using respiratory protection equipment, improving ventilation, and reducing exposure to hazardous materials. Early detection and treatment of pneumoconiosis can help to slow the progression of the disease and improve outcomes for affected individuals.

There are three main types of silicosis:

1. Acute silicosis: This type of silicosis occurs shortly after exposure to high levels of silica dust and is often seen in workers who have been exposed to very high concentrations of silica for a short period of time, such as in a mines or quarries. Symptoms include coughing, fever, and difficulty breathing.
2. Chronic silicosis: This type of silicosis occurs after long-term exposure to lower levels of silica dust and is the most common form of the disease. Symptoms may not appear until years after exposure and can include shortness of breath, coughing, and fatigue.
3. Accelerated silicosis: This type of silicosis is a combination of acute and chronic silicosis and is typically seen in workers who have been exposed to high levels of silica dust for an extended period of time. Symptoms can include all of those listed for acute and chronic silicosis, as well as weight loss and night sweats.

Silicosis is diagnosed through a combination of physical examination, medical history, and lung function tests. Chest X-rays and CT scans may also be used to confirm the presence of silicosis and assess its severity. There is no cure for silicosis, but treatment can help manage symptoms and slow the progression of the disease. This may include medications to reduce inflammation and improve lung function, as well as respiratory therapy and oxygen therapy. In severe cases, lung transplantation may be necessary.

Prevention is key in reducing the risk of developing silicosis. This includes using proper ventilation and protection equipment when working with silica-containing materials, implementing strict safety protocols, and providing adequate training and education to workers. Regular monitoring of worker exposure levels can also help identify and address any potential risks before they become serious.

In conclusion, silicosis is a debilitating and potentially fatal respiratory disease caused by the inhalation of silica dust. While there is no cure for silicosis, early diagnosis and appropriate treatment can help manage symptoms and slow the progression of the disease. Prevention through proper safety protocols and monitoring of worker exposure levels is crucial in reducing the risk of developing silicosis.

Types of occupational dermatitis include:

1. Contact dermatitis: This occurs when the skin comes into contact with an allergen or irritant substance, such as chemicals, metals, or plants.
2. Irritant contact dermatitis: This is caused by exposure to substances that can cause inflammation and damage to the skin, such as detergents, cleaning products, or chemicals.
3. Allergic contact dermatitis: This occurs when the skin comes into contact with an allergen, causing an immune response and inflammation. Common allergens include nickel, chromate, and fragrances.
4. Photoallergic contact dermatitis: This is caused by exposure to certain substances that react with sunlight to produce a skin reaction.
5. Urticaria and angioedema: These are hives and swelling that can occur as a result of exposure to certain substances or conditions, such as food, insect bites, or infections.

Symptoms of occupational dermatitis can vary depending on the type of condition and the severity of exposure. They may include:

* Redness and inflammation
* Itching and burning sensations
* Blisters or sores
* Dry, scaly skin
* Flaking or peeling skin
* Skin thickening or pigmentation

Diagnosis of occupational dermatitis typically involves a physical examination, medical history, and patch testing to identify specific allergens or irritants. Treatment may involve avoiding exposure to the allergen or irritant, topical creams or ointments, oral medications, or immunotherapy.

Prevention of occupational dermatitis includes implementing safety measures such as wearing protective clothing and equipment, using gloves and barrier creams, and following proper hygiene practices. Employers can also take steps to reduce exposure to potential allergens or irritants by modifying work processes, providing education and training, and establishing a healthy work environment.

In conclusion, occupational dermatitis is a common condition that affects millions of workers worldwide. It can cause significant discomfort, impaired quality of life, and lost productivity. By understanding the causes and symptoms of occupational dermatitis and taking steps to prevent and treat it, employers and employees can work together to create a safer and healthier work environment.

Some common types of hand dermatoses include:

1. Contact dermatitis: This is a type of eczema that occurs when the skin comes into contact with an irritant or allergen. It can cause redness, itching, and dryness on the hands.
2. Psoriasis: This is a chronic condition that causes red, scaly patches on the skin. It can affect any part of the body, including the hands.
3. Eczema: This is a general term for a group of conditions that cause dry, itchy skin. It can affect the hands as well as other parts of the body.
4. Dermatitis herpetiformis: This is a condition that causes small blisters or bumps on the skin, often in conjunction with other symptoms such as fever and joint pain.
5. Urticaria: This is a condition that causes hives or itchy, raised welts on the skin. It can be caused by a variety of factors, including allergies, infections, and environmental exposures.
6. Angioedema: This is a condition that causes swelling of the deeper layers of skin, often in conjunction with hives or other symptoms.
7. Necrobiosis lipoidica diabeticorum: This is a condition that affects people with diabetes and causes raised, darkened areas on the skin, often on the hands and feet.
8. Hand eczema: This is a type of eczema that specifically affects the hands, causing dryness, itching, and redness on the palms and soles.

Treatment for hand dermatoses depends on the underlying cause and can include topical creams or ointments, medications, and lifestyle changes such as avoiding irritants and allergens, keeping the hands moisturized, and protecting them from extreme temperatures. In some cases, surgery may be necessary to remove affected skin or repair damaged tissue.

It is important to seek medical attention if you experience any persistent or severe symptoms on your hands, as early diagnosis and treatment can help prevent complications and improve outcomes.

Lead poisoning is a condition that occurs when a person is exposed to high levels of lead, a toxic metal that can damage the brain, nervous system, and other organs. Lead can enter the body through ingestion, inhalation, or absorption through the skin. Children are particularly vulnerable to lead poisoning because their developing brains and bodies are more sensitive to the effects of lead.

Types of Lead Poisoning:

There are several types of lead poisoning, including:

1. Acute lead poisoning: This occurs when a person is exposed to a high dose of lead in a short period of time. Symptoms can include vomiting, abdominal pain, and seizures.
2. Chronic lead poisoning: This type of poisoning occurs when a person is exposed to lower levels of lead over a longer period of time. Symptoms can include headaches, fatigue, and learning difficulties.
3. Lead-induced encephalopathy: This is a serious condition that occurs when lead accumulates in the brain and causes damage to brain tissue. Symptoms can include confusion, agitation, and seizures.

Causes of Lead Poisoning:

Lead poisoning can be caused by a variety of sources, including:

1. Lead-based paint: Homes built before 1978 may contain lead-based paint, which can chip and flake, releasing lead dust into the air.
2. Lead-contaminated soil: Soil near industrial sites or areas with high levels of lead in the environment can be contaminated with lead.
3. Lead-contaminated water: Water pipes or fixtures that contain lead can leach into the water, causing lead poisoning.
4. Lead exposure at work: Workers in industries that use lead, such as construction or manufacturing, may be exposed to lead on the job.
5. Lead-containing products: Some products, such as cosmetics and imported canned foods, may contain lead.

Symptoms of Lead Poisoning:

The symptoms of lead poisoning can vary depending on the level of exposure and the age of the person affected. In children, lead poisoning can cause:

1. Learning disabilities
2. Behavioral problems
3. Developmental delays
4. Lower IQ
5. Hyperactivity
6. Sleep disturbances
7. Headaches
8. Nausea and vomiting
9. Abdominal pain
10. Fatigue

In adults, lead poisoning can cause:

1. Memory loss
2. Confusion
3. Slurred speech
4. Weakness in the hands and feet
5. Vision problems
6. Headaches
7. Fatigue
8. Irritability
9. Mood changes
10. Sleep disturbances

Diagnosis of Lead Poisoning:

A diagnosis of lead poisoning is typically made based on a combination of physical symptoms, medical history, and laboratory tests. Blood tests can measure the level of lead in the bloodstream, and a hair or urine test can also be used to determine exposure. Imaging tests, such as X-rays or CT scans, may be used to visualize any damage to organs or tissues.

Treatment of Lead Poisoning:

There is no specific treatment for lead poisoning, but treatment is aimed at removing the source of exposure and supporting the body's natural detoxification processes. Chelation therapy may be used in severe cases to remove lead from the body. Other treatments may include:

1. Medications to help reduce symptoms such as abdominal pain, nausea, and vomiting
2. Blood transfusions in severe cases
3. Monitoring of vital organs such as the kidneys, liver, and brain
4. Nutritional support to ensure adequate intake of essential nutrients
5. Environmental remediation to remove lead sources from the home or workplace

Prevention of Lead Poisoning:

Preventing lead poisoning is crucial, as there is no cure for this condition. Here are some ways to prevent lead exposure:

1. Avoid using lead-based products such as paint, ceramics, and plumbing
2. Keep children away from areas where lead is present, such as construction sites or old buildings
3. Regularly test for lead in soil, water, and paint
4. Use lead-free alternatives to products that contain lead
5. Dispose of lead-containing waste properly
6. Keep the home clean and dust-free to reduce lead particles in the air
7. Avoid eating or drinking in areas where lead is present
8. Wash hands and toys regularly, especially after playing outdoors
9. Use a certified lead abatement contractor to remove lead from homes built before 1978
10. Keep informed about lead hazards in your community and take action to prevent exposure.


Lead poisoning is a serious health issue that can cause long-term damage to the brain, nervous system, and other organs. Prevention is key, and it is essential to be aware of potential sources of lead exposure in your home and community. If you suspect lead poisoning, seek medical attention immediately. Early detection and treatment can help reduce the risk of permanent damage.

The symptoms of dermatitis, allergic contact can vary depending on the severity of the reaction, but may include:

* Redness and swelling of the affected area
* Itching, burning, or stinging sensations
* Small blisters or hives
* Thickening or scaling of the skin
* Crusting or oozing of fluid

Dermatitis, allergic contact can be caused by a variety of substances, including:

* Metals, such as nickel, chrome, and mercury
* Plastics, such as latex and polyethylene
* Certain chemicals, such as perfumes, dyes, and preservatives
* Plant extracts, such as poison ivy or poison oak
* Insect bites or stings

The diagnosis of dermatitis, allergic contact is typically made through a combination of physical examination, medical history, and patch testing. Patch testing involves applying small amounts of potential allergens to the skin and observing for any signs of an allergic reaction over a period of time.

Treatment for dermatitis, allergic contact typically focuses on removing the allergen from the affected area and providing relief from symptoms. This may include:

* Avoiding exposure to the allergen
* Applying topical creams or ointments to reduce inflammation and itching
* Taking oral medications, such as antihistamines or corticosteroids, to reduce symptoms
* In severe cases, hospitalization may be necessary to manage the reaction.

Preventative measures for dermatitis, allergic contact include:

* Avoiding exposure to potential allergens
* Wearing protective clothing or gloves when handling suspected allergens
* Using hypoallergenic products and avoiding fragrances and dyes
* Performing patch testing before introducing new substances into the environment.

It is important to seek medical attention if symptoms persist or worsen over time, as dermatitis, allergic contact can lead to complications such as infection or scarring. Early diagnosis and treatment can help prevent these complications and improve outcomes for patients with this condition.

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  • Although some infectious diseases, such as anthrax, brucellosis, and erysipeloid, are commonly associated with workplace exposure, they are not included in this summary, as they have been listed in the corresponding document for infectious diseases (9). (cdc.gov)
  • Clinical information includes details on the best methods for assessing exposure, signs and symptoms associated with various stages of impairment or disease, relationships between exposure levels and clinical effects, prognosis, differential diagnosis, and individual differences in susceptibility. (who.int)
  • Some occupational lung diseases have characteristic radiologic features suggesting the correct diagnosis, whereas in others, a combination of clinical features, related occupational history, radiologic findings, and literature supporting an association between the exposure and the disease process is required for diagnosis. (nih.gov)
  • These data are used to build up a comprehensive picture of the cancers associated with occupational exposure situations, in order toidentify the industry sectors and situations most at risk, with a view to prevention. (anses.fr)
  • The analysed data included the exposure circumstances (pollution, industry sectors and work stations), extra-occupational risk factors, and the strength of the link between exposure and disease as estimated by the expert physician. (anses.fr)
  • For each type of cancer identified, ANSES provided a brief analysis of the current state of scientific knowledge on the occupational aetiologies, particularly the recent work of the International Agency for Research on Cancer, and a detailed descriptive analysis of the exposure factors associated with each type of cancer, observed in patients attending one of the centres of the RNV3P network. (anses.fr)
  • Occupational lung diseases (OLD) are a group of preventable conditions caused by noxious inhalation exposure in the workplace . (bvsalud.org)
  • The length of exposure, the type of chemical, and the temporal relationship with symptoms must all be included in the occupational history. (medscape.com)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and occupational exposure to mineral dust]. (scienceopen.com)
  • The relationship between chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and occupational exposure to mineral dust is still conflicting because COPD is multifactorial disease, relatively common in the general population. (scienceopen.com)
  • NIEHS research uses state-of-the-art science and technology to investigate the interplay between environmental exposures, human biology, genetics, and common diseases to help prevent disease and improve human health. (nih.gov)
  • The US Department of Labor, through the Bureau of Labor Statistics, maintains an annual "census of fatal occupational injuries" across a wide range of occupations and exposures as part of its injuries, illness, and fatalities program ( 12 ). (cdc.gov)
  • This dataset has given ANSES a precise view of the occupational exposures responsible for cancer, enabling it to contribute its expertise to improve worker health by identifying the exposures and situations in which preventive measures may be necessary. (anses.fr)
  • Its purpose is to save the data from CCPP consultations and any new occupational health problems diagnosed by the SSTs within a national database (patient demographic data, diseases, exposures, industry sectors, occupations). (anses.fr)
  • Respiratory diseases due to occupational exposures are still much too common, and can be prevented if harmful exposures decrease and early pathological changes are detected in due time. (niva.org)
  • With advances in chest radiology, including high-resolution CT, radiologists play a key role in the clinical evaluation of occupational lung diseases and should continue their involvement in the diagnosis and treatment of these diseases. (nih.gov)
  • Occupational lung diseases / W. Keith C. Morgan, Anthony Seaton. (who.int)
  • Occupational Lung Diseases: Spectrum of Common Imaging Manifestations. (bvsalud.org)
  • Imaging, particularly computed tomography , plays a central role in diagnosing OLD and excluding other inhalational lung diseases . (bvsalud.org)
  • Global perspectives of emerging occupational and environmental lung diseases. (medscape.com)
  • As part of the 2014-2019 Cancer Plan, the National Network for Monitoring and Prevention of Occupational Diseases (RNV3P), coordinated by ANSES, has recorded and analysed data on more than 11,000 cases of cancer diagnosed between 2001 and 2016. (anses.fr)
  • Why do you think occupational respiratory diseases is an important and current issue to discuss in 2019? (niva.org)
  • INRS hosted the 2019 edition of the conference on Wellbeing at Work in association with the Partnership for European Research in Occupational Safety and Health (PEROSH). (inrs.fr)
  • Chemical determinants of occupational hypersensitivity pneumonitis. (medscape.com)
  • Notification (No. 388 of 2005) of a list of occupational diseases. (ilo.org)
  • 2005-09-12 (DNK-2005-M-72095) Notification (No. 851 of 2005) of a list of occupational diseases notified before 1 January 2005. (ilo.org)
  • 2002-11-18 (DNK-2002-M-63726) Notification (No. 918 of 2002) of a list of occupational diseases. (ilo.org)
  • The sharp increase in the level of the trend in 2009 and onwards was probably due to the enlargement by the federal government of the List of Occupational Diseases in July 2009. (who.int)
  • These studies evaluate unique cohorts of individuals from professions associated with immune-mediated occupational diseases including asthma, respiratory and contact allergy, chronic beryllium disease, rhinitis, and silicosis. (nih.gov)
  • Humans acquire occupational skin infections called "fish handler's disease," "whale finger," and "seal finger. (haz-map.com)
  • A practical and thorough guide to the early recognition, diagnosis, and treatment of occupational diseases. (who.int)
  • The diagnosis of occupational diseases: a specific task of occupational doctors]. (nih.gov)
  • A chest x-ray is the cornerstone of diagnosis in occupational lung disease. (wikidoc.org)
  • In an interview for the July issue of Mayo Clinic Women's HealthSource , he discusses celiac disease, its symptoms, treatment, and why a diagnosis is important. (ohsonline.com)
  • The differential diagnosis includes many diseases. (medscape.com)
  • As an element of the security measures towards occupational conditions the law generates a responsibility in the company to supply the workers with adequate safety implies against the threats of occupational accidents and diseases which may happen during the operate. (fincasbarna.com)
  • INRS Studies & Research generates new and scientifically-validated knowledge, methods and tools to develop solutions to prevent occupational accidents and diseases. (inrs.fr)
  • Source: Federal Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and Federal Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Annual statistical report of the Federal Government on the state of safety and health at work and on work accidents and occupational diseases in the Federal Republic of Germany. (who.int)
  • The Bureau of Labor Statistics reported an incidence of occupational injury and illness for 1984 of 8.0 cases and 63.4 lost workdays per 100 full-time workers (5). (cdc.gov)
  • The incidence of occupational injuries among migrant workers is reported as high as compared to that of the native working population (1-5). (who.int)
  • Previously, a 4 times higher incidence of occupational injuries/diseases was found among migrant workers as compared to native Saudi workers in Saudi Arabia. (who.int)
  • This paper introduces the 'Guidelines for Occupational Therapists working with people with Huntington's disease' which is currently being developed by the European Huntington's Disease Network (EHDN) Standards of Care Occupational Therapists working group. (uea.ac.uk)
  • In this study, we investigated perceptions and reported behaviors of occupational therapists regarding the use of psychosocial strategies during their practice with clients with Parkinson's disease. (glos.ac.uk)
  • The results of a cross-sectional online survey (n = 115 occupational therapists) demonstrated that the majority of participants (83%) reported using psychosocial strategies with their clients living with Parkinson's disease, with goal setting the most frequent. (glos.ac.uk)
  • Almost all occupational therapists (99.1%) reported that it was moderately to extremely important to have knowledge about psychosocial strategies for practice with clients living with Parkinson's disease, and 96.5% rated it important to be able to offer these strategies in practice with their clients living with Parkinson's disease. (glos.ac.uk)
  • These findings have important implications for the education and training of occupational therapists working with clients living with Parkinson's disease to help ensure the best possible outcomes for people with Parkinson's disease. (glos.ac.uk)
  • State reporting requirements for occupational diseases are less uniform than those for infectious diseases and, in practice, have elicited varying degrees of participation. (cdc.gov)
  • A list of infectious diseases related to work can be found elsewhere (10). (cdc.gov)
  • Recent experiences with severe acute respiratory syndrome and the US smallpox vaccination program have demonstrated the vulnerability of healthcare workers to occupationally acquired infectious diseases. (cdc.gov)
  • For updated text and symptoms of infectious diseases, see iddx.com. (haz-map.com)
  • The most extensive part of the book sets forth practical guidelines for the early detection and control of 28 occupational diseases classified according to the hazardous substances or conditions that cause them. (who.int)
  • People with cardiovascular disease or who are at high cardiovascular risk (due to the presence of one or more risk factors such as hypertension, diabetes, hyper-lipidaemia or already established disease) need early detection and management using counseling and medicines, as appropriate. (coem.com)
  • Common manifestations include classical pneumoconioses , chronic granulomatous diseases (CGD), and small and large airway diseases . (bvsalud.org)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) in women due to indoor biomass burning: a meta analysis. (scienceopen.com)
  • The Role of Health Literacy on the Self-Management of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Systematic Review. (scienceopen.com)
  • I am a physician and professor specialized in Occupational and Environmental Medicine as well as Allergology. (niva.org)
  • I have worked for 25 years at the Dept of Occupational and Environmental Medicine at Sahlgrenska University Hospital. (niva.org)
  • As a result of awareness spread in opposition to occupational conditions and the endeavors of the ILO to shield the workers from this kind of hazards, most nations such as United Arab Emirates have drafted laws to safeguard and give for safety precautions by the Boss for the prevention of occupational ailments. (fincasbarna.com)
  • At the 35th French occupational medicine and health congress (CNMST) held in Marseille from 5 to 8 June 2018, ANSES presented for the very first time data on cancers of occupational origin collected by the National Network for Monitoring and Prevention of Occupational Diseases (RNV3P) coordinated by the Agency. (anses.fr)
  • The findings of airway disease may be subtle or solely uncovered upon expiration. (bvsalud.org)
  • This is most likely an underestimate, especially for occupational illnesses (6). (cdc.gov)
  • Despite the creation of these two agencies, surveillance efforts to document the magnitude and foci of occupational illnesses and hazards still lag far behind the successes achieved in the area of communicable diseases (3,6,13). (cdc.gov)
  • This cost analysis study of occupational illnesses in New York state estimated the partial economic cost of occupational disease to be approximately $600 million per year, and the greatest proportion of costs were associated with occupationally induced cancer. (nih.gov)
  • Occupational illnesses are the illnesses that an employee becomes patient of because of the mother nature of labor that he or she undertakes. (fincasbarna.com)
  • This advanced course begins by exploring the impact of occupational disease on society and workplaces, the lessons that have been learned and current developments in occupational disease claims. (preventionlink.ca)
  • Since many of these diseases are reversible when treated promptly, the book concentrates on information that can help physicians recognize the specific biochemical, morphological, and functional changes that precede the appearance of manifest signs and symptoms. (who.int)
  • The work office is going to be notified in case the symptoms of any occupational conditions appear in the exam reports associated with a worker. (fincasbarna.com)
  • Psychological strategies are a promising adjunct to pharmacological treatment for symptoms, including depression and anxiety associated with Parkinson's disease. (glos.ac.uk)
  • Many substances in the workplace can trigger asthma symptoms, leading to occupational asthma. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Occupational asthma may keep getting worse if you continue to be exposed to the substance that is causing the problem, even if medicines improve your symptoms. (medlineplus.gov)
  • 3 National School of Occupational Medicine, Carlos III Health Institute, 28029 Madrid, Spain. (nih.gov)
  • Occupational safety and health is one of 15 priority areas targeted in the US Public Health Service's 1990 Objectives for the Nation (8). (cdc.gov)
  • Written statements from each state health department listing the reportable diseases were reviewed, and telephone contacts were made to states where discrepancies existed between current and known previous reporting requirements. (cdc.gov)
  • Federal efforts to document and limit the burden of occupational injury and illness were catalyzed in 1970 by the establishment of the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) and the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). (cdc.gov)
  • In the United States, notification of diseases began in 1874 when the State Board of Health of Massachussets initiated weekly voluntary reporting of prevalent diseases. (cdc.gov)
  • Perhaps the most successful is the 1991 Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) bloodborne pathogen standard, which contributed to reduction of hepatitis B among healthcare workers ( 11 ). (cdc.gov)
  • This is the first large occupational surveillance study in Ontario that links workers' compensation claims to administrative health data. (canada.ca)
  • The increase in consciousness in regards to the proper rights of men and women of your doing work school has resulted in expansion and large approval of the thought of 'occupational health insurance and safety' which happens to be needed for ethical and authorized motives but also for monetary good reasons. (fincasbarna.com)
  • Occupational safety and health which is known as OHS places a responsibility in the Company to be sure the protection of staff working for him and linked to his place towards all occupational threats. (fincasbarna.com)
  • The RNV3P, coordinated by ANSES, is a network of occupational health professionals that includes the 30 occupational disease clinics (CCPPs) in metropolitan France and six occupational health services (SSTs) that are associate members of the network. (anses.fr)
  • INRS directed a collective investigation into how systems incorporating artificial intelligence could be used to improve occupational safety and health by the year 2035. (inrs.fr)
  • US Department of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health Administration. (medscape.com)
  • Source: National Institute of Public Health, National Registry of Occupational Diseases. (who.int)
  • Source: Finnish Institute of Occupational Health. (who.int)
  • Fall injuries create a considerable financial burden: workers' compensation and medical costs associated with occupational fall incidents have been estimated at $70 billion annually in the United Sates [ 3 ]. (cdc.gov)
  • Migrant workers are also less aware of workplace safety and have little knowledge about their occupational rights (injury compensation or other financial benefits) (7). (who.int)
  • Financial compensation is an important issue in occupational disease. (medscape.com)
  • We used the index values method and slope (S) calculation to analyse the occupational injuries/diseases trends from data in the annual statistical reports published by the General Organization for Social Insurance between 2004 and 2014. (who.int)
  • As a leader in occupational safety research, NIOSH plays a key role in these complex fall-injury prevention efforts. (cdc.gov)
  • Occupations were examined using the Occupational Disease Surveillance System (ODSS). (canada.ca)
  • Occupational injuries/diseases were more likely to increase among NSIWs than SIWs, particularly in the construction, trade, financing and real estate economic activities, and engineering, technicians and service workers occupations. (who.int)
  • Occupational lung disease comprises a wide variety of disorders caused by the inhalation or ingestion of dust particles or noxious chemicals. (nih.gov)
  • Most of these disorders produce diffuse lung disease. (nih.gov)
  • The disease is often mistaken for other disorders such as irritable bowel syndrome or Crohn's disease. (ohsonline.com)
  • In contrast, the death rate for other professions with occupational risk, such as police officer or firefighter, has been well defined. (cdc.gov)
  • Dentistry practice is among the professions which are more exposed to diseases of occupational aspects, and the surgeon dentists are the first to be away from work due to temporary or permanent inability to perform the job. (bvsalud.org)
  • This article aims to describe the everyday functional problems experienced by people with Huntington's disease, the role of the occupational therapist, the systematic literature review which preceded the formulation of the guidelines and use excerpts from the guideline to illustrate some of the issues raised. (uea.ac.uk)
  • However, despite acknowledgment of risk, the occupational death rate for healthcare workers is unknown. (cdc.gov)
  • With available information from federal sources and calculating the additional number of deaths from infection by using data on prevalence and natural history, we estimate the annual death rate for healthcare workers from occupational events, including infection, is 17-57 per 1 million workers. (cdc.gov)
  • This premise carries an unstated consequence: an occupational risk to healthcare workers who respond to the needs of contagious patients. (cdc.gov)
  • As often occurs when infectious disease outbreaks are caused by an emerging agent, healthcare workers were the group most affected. (cdc.gov)
  • Of course, SARS is not the only infection that presents an occupational risk to healthcare workers. (cdc.gov)
  • In this article, we examine occupational death rates for healthcare workers by using currently available US federal data sources. (cdc.gov)
  • To compare trends in occupational injuries and diseases among Saudi and non-Saudi insured workers. (who.int)
  • Data for 10 565 993 (18.5%) Saudi insured workers (SIWs) and 46 402 079 (81.5%) non-Saudi insured workers (NSIWs) and 896 627 occupational injuries/diseases were analysed. (who.int)
  • Non-Saudi insured workers were at high risk of occupational injuries/diseases, therefore, implementation of an effective injury prevention programme is required. (who.int)
  • In a recent review of migrant workers of 16 countries, the percentage of occupational injuries was twice that of native workers (6). (who.int)
  • The present study analysed and compared the trends in occupational injuries/diseases between non-Saudi insured workers (NSIWs) and Saudi insured workers (SIWs) between 2004 and 2014 in Saudi Arabia. (who.int)
  • Graduates of the sixth and final core certification course offered within Prevention Link's core curriculum, will gain unique skills enabling them to recognize and advocate for workers with occupational disease and their survivors. (preventionlink.ca)
  • The ongoing industrial and infrastructural development in Saudi Arabia carries a high risk of occupational injuries/diseases. (who.int)
  • There was a general decreasing trend in occupational injuries/diseases until 2013. (who.int)
  • The original data for occupational injuries from Arabic statistical reports were translated into English and transformed into MS Excel format for analysis. (who.int)
  • The index value calculation method was used to determine the trends in occupational injuries/diseases in NSIWs and SIWs between 2004 and 2014. (who.int)
  • and (2) occupational injuries/diseases trends for NSIWs based on the occupational injuries/diseases of SIWs for each variable. (who.int)
  • Index value yearly trends in occupational injuries/diseases of both SIWs and NSIWs were calculated for each type of economic activity and major occupation in 2004 and 2014 by considering the respective occupational injuries/diseases value of the year 2004, and calculation of the slope value (S) displayed the upward and downward trends in occupational injuries/diseases. (who.int)
  • Federal law compels employers to notify OSHA of any occupational death within 8 hours of the death by telephone or in person at a local OSHA office ( 13 ). (cdc.gov)
  • Occupational disease surveillance is a critical step in the prevention of work-related injury and illness (1). (cdc.gov)
  • One third of the participants were identified as having respiratory problems or diseases prior to being interviewed and two thirds of the participants were from dusty work environments. (cdc.gov)
  • Or have you become ill as a result of your work (occupational disease)? (rechtspraak.nl)
  • The network also works on prevention and the harmonisation of diagnostic practices for diseases related to work and the environment. (anses.fr)
  • Occupational Disease - A condition produced in the work environment over a period longer than one work day or shift. (nih.gov)
  • Note: The historical data from 1970 to 1974 seem very low compared to later values because Finland passed a new legislation that urged physicians to report any occupation disease or work-related medical conditions. (who.int)
  • Occupational asthma is a lung disorder in which substances found in the workplace cause the airways of the lungs to swell and narrow. (medlineplus.gov)
  • In general, the outcome for people with occupational asthma is good. (medlineplus.gov)
  • Lemière C, Vandenplas O. Occupational allergy and asthma. (medlineplus.gov)
  • The Department of Labor estimated that in 1978 approximately 1.9 million people were severely or partially disabled from occupationally related diseases, at an annual cost of $11.4 billion in lost wages alone (4). (cdc.gov)
  • All these results help complete the picture of the epidemiology of occupational cancers in France, as seen in a network of expert occupational disease referral centres, and strengthen ANSES's expertise in this area. (anses.fr)
  • Nutritional deficiency caused by celiac disease can lead to anemia, premature osteoporosis, nervous system problems, some cancers, and dementia. (ohsonline.com)
  • Guide pratique très complet en vue du dépistage précoce, du diagnostic et du traitement des maladies professionnelles. (who.int)
  • To further understand this complex subject, a number of occupational diseases are studied with respect to their risk factors, diagnostic testing and how to recognize causal links using the WSIA , policies and WSIAT decisions. (preventionlink.ca)
  • However, there are no well-established preventable risk factors for prostate cancer, which warrants the need for further investigation into occupational factors to strengthen existing evidence. (canada.ca)
  • In response, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and other organizations have promulgated guidelines for healthcare worker protection, recommending vaccination, early patient screening, isolation precautions, and use of personal protective equipment ( 10 ). (cdc.gov)
  • The results presented show that asbestos was implicated in 42% of the studied cases of cancers of occupational origin, far ahead of the polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs) implicated in 6.5% of cases. (anses.fr)
  • The two major forms of coronary heart disease are heart attack (also known as acute myocardial infarction) and angina. (coem.com)
  • Cardiovascular disease (CVD) is a broad term for a range of diseases affecting the heart and blood vessels. (coem.com)
  • Analysis of occupational allergies reported to the Occupational Medicine and Hygiene Service of the Pavia ASL and to the Hospital Operative Unit of Occupational Medicine in 1993-98]. (nih.gov)
  • Occupational respiratory allergies. (medlineplus.gov)
  • As part of the implementation of the Occupational Disease Action Plan, a Lung and Skin Allergens and Irritants Working Group has been formed. (pshsa.ca)
  • The list of reportable occupational diseases and occupational disease-related conditions, as of September 1, 1988, for all US jurisdictions is given in Table 1. (cdc.gov)
  • Understanding specific occupational risk factors can lead to better understanding of prostate cancer etiology and improve prevention strategies. (canada.ca)
  • The RNV3P uses its data to perform a vigilance task: the early identification of emerging or re-emerging situations involving a risk of occupational disease. (anses.fr)
  • Most cardiovascular diseases can be prevented by addressing behavioral risk factors such as tobacco use, unhealthy diet and obesity, physical inactivity and harmful use of alcohol using population-wide strategies. (coem.com)
  • Occupational risk factors for COPD phenotypes in the Multi-Ethnic Study of Atherosclerosis (MESA) Lung Study. (medscape.com)
  • You must report any workplace-related illness as soon as possible to Occupational Medical Service (OMS) . (nih.gov)
  • Occupational cohorts are being studied for a number of endpoints including, impact of genetic polymorphisms on inflammatory disease development and clinical outcomes, the role that genetic variations play in environmental and workplace related diseases and identification of unique immunological biomarkers for disease. (nih.gov)