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[Occupational health risks in transport workers of mi ning chemical enterprise in Kolsk Transpolar area].

Authors
  • Syurin, S A
  • Shilov, V V
Type
Published Article
Journal
Meditsina truda i promyshlennaia ekologiia
Publication Date
Aug 01, 2016
Issue
6
Pages
6–11
Identifiers
PMID: 29693822
Source
Medline
Language
Russian
License
Unknown

Abstract

The study covered features of work conditions, occupational risks and health state in 574 workers of automobile and railway transport, engaged into transportation of lobe rock in Kolsk Transpolar area. Findings are higher risk of occupationally conditioned (onychomycosis, obesit arterial hypertension and peptic ulcer of duodenum/stomach) and occupational diseases (neurosensory deafness, radiculopathy, vibration disease) in rock handler drivers. Conclusion was made on necessity to improve prophylaxis and treatment of health disorders in these workers.

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