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OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES IN POLISH AGRICULTURE AND THEIR LEGAL AND FINANCIAL CONSEQUENCES

3(27) 2011

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Miroslawa Czapka1,2, Alicja Jochymczyk1, Urszula Kontny3

OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES IN POLISH AGRICULTURE AND THEIR LEGAL AND FINANCIAL CONSEQUENCES

1University of Economics and Administration in Bytom
2Opole University of Technology, Opole
3Cardinal August Hlond Silesian University of Pedagogical Education in Myslowice

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The article introduces questions related to the professional diseases in Polish agriculture. It brings up the essence of legal regulations of domain mentioned above as well as the relation between the amount of persons affected by occupational diseases to the quantity (amount) of agricultural productivity and the amount of persons employed in agriculture. An analysis of the influence of the injurious factors in the working environment on the occupational diseases of the agriculturists has been conducted. Moreover, the benefits and services dues on account of occupational diseases entitled to the farmers and their families from the Agricultural Social Insurance Fund.

Key words: social security of the agriculturists, agricultural occupational diseases, occupational diseases social benefits, working conditions, costs of benefits related to the agricultural occupational diseases

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