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ID (ISN) del documento60871
Número CIS 93-1578
ISSN - Título de la serie 0962-7480 - Occupational Medicine
Año 1993
Número de serie
Autor(es) Ide C.W.
Título Developments in the darkroom: A cross-sectional study of sickness absence, work-related symptoms and environmental monitoring of darkroom technicians in a hospital in Glasgow
Información bibliográfica Feb. 1993, Vol.43, No.1, p.27-31. 15 ref.
Resumen Nine female technicians using both manual and automatic photography processing methods were matched by age, sex and smoking habits with controls. All were interviewed using a questionnaire about symptoms experienced during the day in question and the preceding month. Sickness absence information was obtained, and there was an occupational hygiene evaluation of the working environment. The technicians had similar numbers of episodes of sickness absence to the controls (23 versus 24, respectively) but had many more days of absence attributed to sickness (204 versus 41). The total number of "monthly" symptoms experienced by the technicians was greater than the controls (11 versus 30) as was the number of "daily" complaints (26 versus 6). In all cases, respiratory symptoms were responsible for about one-third of problems, but the differences were not statistically significant. Occupational hygiene results were all within normal limits.
Descriptores (primarios) reveladores; trabajo en cámara oscura; fotografía; hospitales; riesgos químicos; investigación de higiene del trabajo
Descriptores (secundarios) absentismo por enfermedad; estudio comparado; enfermedades respiratorias
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaReino Unido
Tema(s) Otras indústrias y profesiones
Broad subject area(s) Industrias y ocupaciones
Navegación por categoria(s) Health care services
Printing, photography and photocopying industry