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Document ID (ISN)78194
CIS number 02-224
ISSN - Serial title Fogli d'informazione ISPESL
Year 2001
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Tomei Fr., Ortolani B., Renzoni S., Pascalizi N., Riservato R., Marcellini L., De Sio S., Marinucci F., Tomao E., Baccolo T.P., Anzelmo V., Iosue M., Tomei F., Paolucci M., Ruffino M.G.
Title Pathological risks incurred by urban police forces and their prevention
Original title Rischi patologia e prevenzione dei vigili urbani [in Italian]
Bibliographic information Jan.-Mar. 2001, Vol.14, No.1, p.12-24. Illus. 49 ref.
Abstract In this review the hazards that urban police forces in Italy are exposed to are evaluated. Atmospheric pollution is considered first among the risk factors of this generally outdoor work, focusing on respiratory systems diseases. Other consequences mentioned include immunotoxic effects, and those depending on continuous noise, neoplasms, cardiovascular disorders and stress factors.
Descriptors (primary) respiratory system; noise; cardiovascular disorders; stress factors; neoplasms; atmospheric pollution; risk factors; police forces; immunotoxic effects; short-term exposure
Descriptors (secondary) exposure evaluation; Italy
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceItaly
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Cardiovascular diseases
Mental stress and burnout
Fire fighting, police, prisons and the armed forces
Environmental pollution
Air pollution