Lekarz Medycyny Pracy (Doctor of Occupational Medicine) 2019/08

  • Review of new legislation in the field of occupational medicine - July 2019.
    • 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 preventing and combating infections and infectious diseases in humans
    • Ordinance of the Minister of Health of 19 July 2019 amending the ordinance on medical examinations of applicants for driving licenses and drivers
    • Announcement of the Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Poland of June 12, 2019 regarding the publication of a uniform text of the Act on healthcare services financed from public funds
    • Regulation of the Minister of the Interior and Administration of 16 July 2019 on the conditions of safety and hygiene of the service during the implementation of training in the Police
    • Announcement of the Speaker of the Parliament of the Republic of Poland of 5 July 2019 regarding the publication of a uniform text of the Act on working time of drivers
    • Act on healthcare for pupils (4)
      The problem of school medicine disappeared from legal regulations with the entry into force on 1 January 1999 of the Act on Universal Health Insurance, where school medicine, previously functioning as a separate branch of health protection, was included in the uniform system of universal health insurance.
  • Diagnosis of epicondylitis of the humerus in a music teacher (4)
    The list of occupational diseases under heading 19.5 includes epicondyle of the humerus. Under what circumstances is it possible to diagnose this type of occupational disease? What impact does the occurrence of other degenerative changes resulting from the work performed have on the diagnosis of this occupational disease?
  • Carpal tunnel syndrome - presumption of occupational disease (7)
    20.1 of the occupational diseases list includes carpal tunnel disease. Carpal tunnel syndrome occurs with a high frequency in the general population, especially in women in the perimenopausal period, its etiology is multifactorial and there are no objective studies that allow unambiguous confirmation of occupational etiology. When is it possible to recognize this disease as an occupational disease?
  • Prevention of diseases caused by organic dusts (9)
    In the agricultural and agro-processing work environment there are biological harmful factors that can be pathogenic to the human body. For this reason, preventing disease caused by these factors plays a big role. the use of appropriate preventive measures from various fields can significantly contribute to a decrease in the incidence of respiratory diseases of farmers. In the prevention of farmers' respiratory diseases, it is necessary to help various state, local government, insurance and agricultural institutions, which should enable the purchase of effective personal protective equipment, especially modern respirators.
  • Biological factors of occupational hazard in agriculture and the agri-food industry - Part 2 (11)
    Occupational biological risk factors in agriculture and the agri-food industry include two main groups: a) Infectious microorganisms (microorganisms) and parasites, transmitted from farmed or wild animals to humans and causing zoonoses in exposed persons; (b) allergic and toxic agents of microbial, plant and animal origin found in large quantities in organic dust and causing occupational respiratory disease, nasal mucosa, eyes and skin in exposed farmers.

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