Lekarz Medycyny Pracy 2017/12

  • Reviev of new legal acts (1)
    • Announcement of the Minister of Health of 28 September 2017 on the publication of a uniform text of the Regulation of the Minister of Health on the subject of fulfilling the obligation of vocational training of doctors and dentists (Journal of Laws of October 17, 2017, item 1923)
    • Annoouncement of the Speaker of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland of 15 September 2017 on the publication of a uniform text of the Act on healthcare services financed from public funds (Journal of Laws of 19 October 2017, item 1938)
    • Notice of the Speaker of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland of 28 September 2017 on the publication of a uniform text of the Act on compensation claims in the event of accidents and diseases arising in connection with military service (Journal of Laws of 19 October 2017, item 1950)
    • Announcement of the Prime Minister on the type of medical examinations and types of documents confirming the fulfillment of the conditions for granting diplomatic rank to a foreign service member (Journal of Laws of November 3, 2017, item 2038)
    • Announcement of the Speaker of the Sejm of the Republic of Poland of 20 October 2017 regarding the publication of a uniform text of the Act on the scope of use of asbestos-containing products (Journal of Laws of November 16, 2017, item 2119)
    • Act of October 27, 2017 on basic health care (Journal of Laws of November 20, 2017, item 2217)
  • Determination of occupational disease of the carpal tunnel syndrome in the farmer's wrist (3)
    Although the definition of "occupational disease" and "agricultural occupational disease" is not identical, common premises remain which condition the recognition of a given disease as a occupational disease. What should the attention of the judiciary issuing the medical certificate in the case of a farmer suspected of having an occupational disease in the form of carpal tunnel syndrome?
  • Determination of occupational disease in the case of diverging medical certificates by case-law units (5)
    The basic evidence in matters relating to the finding of an occupational disease are medical certificates issued by specialized case-law units. How should the proceedings regarding the establishment of an occupational disease be formed when the adjudicating units issue two divergent rulings regarding the finding of an occupational disease in the employee?
  • Biological hazard factors in the work environment (8)
    Alll living organisms, from the lowest (prions, viruses) to the highest organized (mammals and their allergens) can be hazardous factors.
  • Occupational hazards for welders - part 1. Health risk (11)
    Health risk is a concept that defines the probability of health effects that are negative for the employee, causek by such factors as: work organization (changeability, work in isolation); working methods (monotype, physical, mental or information overload); material conditions of the work environment (chemical, physical or biological factors); stressful situations.
  • Question to the Editor (15)