Bezpieczeństwo Pracy - nauka i praktyka (Work Safety) 2022/07

  • Employment of young people (cover page II)
    Holidays are not only a time of rest, but also a time to gain first professional experience on the labor market. That is why more and more young people decide to work during the holiday period.
  • Local reports (2)
  • Fighting against noise still needed. 19th International Conference on Noise Control 2022 (June 26-29, 2022, Lidzbark Warmiński) (3)
    A cyclical (every three years) event devoted to issues in the area of vibroacoustics, this year was the first such a large conference that after the interruption due to the COVID-19 pandemic was held stationary. Four days of lectures, meetings and exchange of experiences were intended to ensure that the environment of human life and work becomes more and more free from such threats as noise or vibrations. The main issues discussed during the conference included: noise from turbines and wind farms, including infrasound noise, the impact of noise and vibrations on humans, as well as noise and vibration metrology, especially in the environment.
  • Increasing the competences of the members of the Health and Safety Experts Network through cyclical training seminars (4)
    As part of the cooperation, cyclical meetings are organized to exchange information and experiences on issues raised by members of the Expert Network and issues related to CIOP-PIB's activity. The formula of the network's operation assumes increasing the quality of services provided by its members through participation in constantly conducted seminars and training sessions and active cooperation with CIOP-PIB in activities aimed at building a safety culture in Poland.
  • The sound of the working environment. Interview with prof. Christian Giguer from the University of Ottawa (Canada) (6)
  • Plastic hazard (7)
    In the 1990s, scientists found microfibers in the air, then in drinking water, and then in the bodies of survivors who had lung cancer. It was only a matter of time before it was detected in the living human body. This happened in March 2022.
  • Methods of protection against the explosion of dust-air mixture in the processing of cereals (8)
    The article presents the explosive parameters of cereal dusts most commonly used in Poland and the types of typical safeguards in industrial installations.
  • Legal requirements for the control of harmful biological agents in the light of the legislative changes in the years 2000-2020 (12)
    The article discusses the legal requirements of SCB control in the light of recent legislative changes and describes the problems in this area that still need to be solved at both the national and European level.
  • Measurements of noise produced by sources close to the ear - on the example of headsets (21)
    The article presents the results of measurements of noise parameters produced by headsets. The results of the measurements presented in the article confirmed that in relation to the tested headsets, with specific settings of the amplification system, the NDN value of the assessment of exposure to noise was not exceeded. However, there is a possibility of exceeding the operating threshold in the case of the noise exposure level related to the eight-hour daily working time.
  • 101st meeting of the Interministerial Committee on Maximum Concentrations and Intensity of Factors Harmful to Health in the Work Environment (25)
    During the meeting, the proposed limit values for two reprotoxic substances were considered, i.e. 1-ethyl-2-pyrrolidone and 1-methyl-2-pyrrolidone and verification of the value of the maximum permissible concentration (NDS) for benzene, carcinogenic substance of category 1A and mutagenic substance of category 1B.
  • The Labor Protection Council at the Parliament of the Republic of Poland debated
    • The results of the National Labor Inspectorate's control in 2021 (29)
  • Changes in law (30)
    • Psychological tests of people called up for active military service - regulation of the Minister of National Defense
    • Training and qualifications of crew members of sea-going vessels - amendment to the regulation
    • Spa treatment of people employed in the production of asbestos-containing products - amendment to the regulation
  • We answer readers' questions (31)
    • What are the rules for granting a bridging pension?
    • How is the disability pension paid by the Social Insurance Institution?
    • Can I apply for the universal retirement pension while being employed?
  • Reports from abroad (32)
  • "Lodołamacze" competition. Recruitment for the 17th edition is still ongoing (third cover page)

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