Lekarz Medycyny Pracy (Doctor of Occupational Medicine) 2019/06

  • Review of new legal acts in the field of occupational medicine - June 2019 (1)
    • Regulation of the Council of Ministers of May 8, 2019 regarding the cooperation of medical committees subordinate to the minister competent for internal affairs with organizational units of the occupational health service
    • Announcement of the Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Poland of 16 May 2019 regarding the publication of a uniform text of the Act - Labor Code
    • The Act of 16 May 2019 amending the Act - Labor Code and some other acts
    • Regulation of the Minister of Internal Affairs and Administration of 23 May 2019 regarding the list of diseases and diseases related to the service in the Police, Border Guard, State Protection Service and State Fire Service
    • Regulation of the Minister of Family, Labor and Social Policy of May 24, 2019 regarding the model of the protocol for determining the circumstances and causes of an accident at work
    • The Act of 12 April 2019 on health care for students
    • Announcement of the Minister of Health of 24 May 2019 regarding the publication of a uniform text of the Regulation of the Minister of Health on the death certificate
    • Regulation of the Minister of Family, Labor and Social Policy of 4 June 2019 amending the regulation on the statistical accident card at work
    • Announcement of the Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Poland of 16 May 2019 regarding the publication of a uniform text of the Act on Patients' Rights and the Ombudsman of the Rights of the Patient
    • Regulation of the Minister of Health of June 4, 2019 amending the ordinance on the management of spa treatment or spa rehabilitation
    • Regulation of the Council of Ministers of June 12, 2019 amending the regulation on preventive meals and drinks
    • Announcement of the Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Poland of 16 May 2019 regarding the publication of a uniform text of the Act on Vocational and Social Rehabilitation and Employment of People with Disabilities
    • Announcement of the Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Poland of June 6, 2019 regarding the publication of a uniform text of the Act on Occupational Health Service
    • Announcement of the Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Poland of June 6 regarding the publication of a uniform text of the Act on social insurance for accidents at work and occupational diseases
  • Interaction of medical committees subordinate to the Minister of the Interior with organizational units of occupational health services (4)
    On June 3, 2019, a regulation of the Council of Ministers of May 8, 2019 was issued on the cooperation of medical committees subordinate to the Minister of Internal Affairs with organizational units of occupational medicine services operating in the same ministry. The ordinance replaces the previous regulation of the Council of Ministers of December 22, 2014 under the same title and it entered into force on June 18, 2019.
  • Supreme Audit Office on Health Service (5)
    The health care system in Poland is not patient-friendly, it does not ensure effective use of public funds, it also creates problems for people managing medical entities and the staff employed in them. The results of numerous audits of the Supreme Audit Office, carried out in recent years, indicate the need for urgent action both in terms of financing and organization of the health care system.
  • The emergence of lymphatic leukemia and contact with carcinogens that do not cause hematopoietic tumors (8)
    If the employee finds a disease listed in the list as an occupational disease (hematopoietic tumor), and also due to the fact that during the period of employment he was exposed to chemical agents both carcinogenic and carcinogenic factors people, it is possible to find a malignant disease, if the agent you were dealing with is not a carcinogen that causes hematopoietic neoplastic diseases?
  • Diagnosis of acute or chronic intoxication in an employee suffering from a series of spontaneous diseases (11)
    Is it possible to determine the occupational disease of chromium poisoning in an employee employed as a controller who, in fact, had contact with chromed articles during the work, but in the case of which the symptoms could be caused by a number of spontaneous diseases, including genetic basis?
  • Short employment and the risk of occupational disease (14)
    Under item 21 of the occupational diseases list there is a bilateral permanent receiving cochlear or sensory-nerve hearing loss due to noise. Is there a basis to eliminate from the period of employment in occupational exposure the time of employment of a worker in a position on which occupational exposure occurred only because it was less than 2 months?

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