Chudnovets A.Y.


Institute for Occupatio Health of AMS of Ukraine, Kyiv

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The samples of raw material, fodder mixtures and the finished products of fodder enterprises were analyzed. The purpose of studies was to define main sources of contamination of the work environment and the content of microorganisms. It was found that all ingredients, used for preparation of forages, and also the finished products, were significantly contaminated with many kinds of microorganisms. The specific composition of the selected microorganisms, taken from the raw material, corresponded to the specific composition taken from the work environment. High concentrations of microorganisms in the work environment depended on the type of technological operations, hermetic equipment as well as on the degree of conta-mination of the initial raw material, used for preparation of forages. Sanitary and hygienic recommendations directed at opti-mization of work conditions have been developed for disinfection of the work environment and for the decrease of the bio-logical effect on the health of workers engaged in fodder production.

Key words: forage production, biological factors, microorganisms, hygienic recommendation


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