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Document ID (ISN)31204
CIS number 79-877
ISSN - Serial title 1775-8785 - Archives des maladies professionnelles
Year 1978
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Dubrisay J., Fagès J.
Title Occupational injuries in the agricultural sector - A statistical approach - II. Occupational diseases
Original title La pathologie professionnelle dans les activités agricoles; essai d'approche statistique - II. Les maladies d'origine professionnelle. [in French]
Bibliographic information July-Aug. 1978, Vol.39, No.7-8, p.459-468.
Abstract Sequel to a first article abstracted as CIS 79-284. A statistical analysis (covering 3,276 cases of occupational diseases compensated during the period 1974-1976) of the frequency of occupational diseases with breakdown, following the European classification, into 5 groups of cases: infectious and parasitic diseases (82%), skin disorders (8%), poisoning due to chemicals (6%), respiratory diseases (2%), postural complaints (0.6%). Brucellosis alone accounted for 74% of the total number of cases studied. The article concludes with a review of French regulations concerning compensation for, and the prevention of, occupational diseases in the agricultural sector.
Descriptors (primary) occupational diseases; agriculture; statistics; France
Descriptors (secondary) poisoning; compensation of occupational diseases; parasitic diseases; infectious diseases; statistical evaluation; respiratory diseases; skin diseases; legislation; brucellosis
Document type -
Subject(s) Statistics
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Agriculture
Bacterial and parasitic diseases