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Varyvonchyk D.V.


SI «Institute for Occupational Health of AMS of Ukraine», Kyiv

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Work conditions have been assessed and cancer danger has been determined at enterprises of the by-product-cooking industry. The increase of cumulative relative risks of morbidity in malignant neoplasm for workers (in comparison with morbidity rates of the general population) has been recorded: in men — in pancreas (RR = 10,9), in paranasal sinus (RR = 9,77), liver, bones, testis (RR = 4,89), skin (melanoma) (RR = 3,91), gaster (RR = 2,55), lymphatic system (lymphosarcoma) (RR = 1,95), kidneys (RR = 1,63), tongue (RR = 1,22); in women — in bronchi and lungs (RR = 6,39), body of womb (RR = 5,45), pancreas (RR = 1,91). To the group of high occupational risk in development of the mentioned pathologies are referred: workers involved in bunkering (RR = 6,69), gas-welders, workers controlling the coal movement (RR = 4,78), foremen, laboratory assistants (RR = 3,72), workers forming coal blocks (RR = 3,35), service-technicians (RR = 1,38), workers loafing the coal into the coal oven (RR = 1,34). Systemic measures have been proposed for primary and secondary prophylaxis of the given work-related pathology.

Key words: by-product-cooking production, malignant neoplasm, morbidity, risks, prevention


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