Lekarz Medycyny Pracy 2018/03

  • Review of new legal acts in the field of occupational medicine February 2018 (1)
    • The Act of January 10, 2018 amending the Act on Upbringing in Sobriety and Counteracting Alcoholism and the Act on Safety of Mass Events
    • The Announcement of the Minister for Family, Labor and Social Policy of 11 January 2018 regarding the publication of a uniform text of the Regulation of the Minister for Family, Labor and Social Policy on occupational health and safety in work related to exposure to electromagnetic fields
    • Regulation of the Minister of Interior and Administration of February 6, 2018 regarding accidents on the way to the place of service or on the way back from the service of the officers of the State Protection Service
  • Regulation on health and safety at work related to exposure to electromagnetic fields - supplementary information (2)
    In the Journal of Laws of February 8, 2018 (item 331), the uniform text of the Regulation of the Minister of Family, Labor and Social Policy of 29 June 2016 on occupational safety and health for work related to exposure to electromagnetic fields was published, including later changes
  • Determination of occupational disease in the presence of numerous non-occupational risk factors (4)
    If the competent doctor determines that the type of disease diagnosed in the employee is on the list, and the employee provided work in conditions of occupational exposure, which in the light of available medical knowledge can cause the disease, the physician and sanitary inspection authorities are obliged to recognize the disease as occupational disease? When is it possible to disprove this presumption?
  • A draft amendment to the Regulation of the Minister of Health amending the Regulation on medical examinations of drivers and persons applying for driving licenses (7)
    In January 2018, the Ministry of Health submitted a draft of subsequent amendments to the Regulation of the Minister of Health of 17 July 2014 on medical examinations of persons applying for driving and driving licenses. As indicated, this is the result of the need to amend the content of the current regulation resulting from the implementation of EU Commission directive 2016/1106 amending Directive 2006/126 / EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on driving licenses.
  • Currently, drug-resistant tuberculosis poses health threats to the world (10)
    In the National Programs for the fight against tuberculosis, priority is given to research on the incidence of drug-resistant tuberculosis. Does drug-resistant tuberculosis require separate discussion? This question should be answered in the affirmative, and the reasons for which special attention is paid to it stem from health, epidemiological and economic reasons.