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Document ID (ISN)61934
CIS number 94-554
ISSN - Serial title 0867-8383 - Polish Journal of Occupational Medicine and Environmental Health
Year 1993
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Starzyński Z., Iżycki J.
Title Occupational diseases in Poland during the years 1984-1992
Bibliographic information 1993, Vol.6, No.3, p.299-308. 10 ref.
Abstract An analysis of 86.871 cases of occupational disease in Poland occurring between 1984 and 1992 is presented. Hearing lesions, vocal organ diseases, contagious and invasive diseases, pneumoconioses, dermatoses, vibration syndrome, poisonings and chronic bronchitis were the most common. Among the aetiological factors, noise, industrial dusts, hepatitis virus, chromium and its compounds, lead and its inorganic compounds, carbon disulfide and carbon monoxide were the most important. In addition to statistics concerning the number of occupational disease broken down by sex, age, exposure duration, economic sector and region (voivodeships), statistics are also given on workmen's compensation.
Descriptors (primary) Poland; occupational diseases; statistical evaluation; workmen's compensation; morbidity
Descriptors (secondary) poisoning; chronic bronchitis; carbon monoxide; noise; carbon disulfide; lead; chromium; infectious diseases; infectious hepatitis; pneumoconiosis; dust; hearing disorders; health hazards; vibration
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvincePoland
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Viral diseases (other than aids)
Statistical methods
Workers' compensation
Bacterial and parasitic diseases