Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment




Vol 11, Issue 2,2013
Online ISSN: 1459-0263
Print ISSN: 1459-0255


Occupational pathology in an employees group working at videoterminal 


Author(s):

Claudia Borza *, Germaine Balint Savoiu, Mihaiela Andoni, Butur Marius

Recieved Date: 2013-02-17, Accepted Date: 2013-04-28

Abstract:

The aim of this study was to point out the occupational pathology, especially the ones caused by visual and osteo-muscular-joint overstraining in forty-eight employees who work for eight hours a day, plus five hours a week, extra at videoterminal. The age average was 20-30 years, 79.16% of the employees and the majority being males 83.33% (40 of the subjects). A general clinical and ophthalmological examination was performed. We observed an increased prevalence of algic syndrome and ophthalmological diseases in 2010 comparatively with 2008 in study group. 

Keywords:

Videoterminal, work risk factors, skeletal and muscular diseases


Journal: Journal of Food, Agriculture and Environment
Year: 2013
Volume: 11
Issue: 2
Category: Food and Health
Pages: 115-116


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