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STUDIES OF THE RISK OF HAND-ARM VIBRATION SYNDROME AND VEGETATIVE-SENSORY POLYNEUROPATHY IN MINERS OF LVIV REGION

1(25) 2011

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Chernyuk V. I.1, Vitte P. M.1, Mazur V. V.2

STUDIES OF THE RISK OF HAND-ARM VIBRATION SYNDROME AND VEGETATIVE-SENSORY POLYNEUROPATHY IN MINERS OF LVIV REGION

1 SI «Institute for Occupational Health of NAMS of Ukraine», Kyiv

2 Danylo Halytsky Lviv National Medical University, Lviv

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The analysis of occupational risks of hand-arm vibration syndrome and vegetative-sensory arm polyneuropathy in miners of Lviv-Volyn coal region has been made and the quantitative assessment of occupational risk factors is given. It was established that drift-miner and breakage face miner professions are associated with high risk of hand-arm vibration syndrome and vegetative-sensory polyneuropathy of arms, causing by the local vibration.

Key words: occupational risks, miners, hand-arm vibration syndrome, vegetative-sensory polyneuropathy of arms, Lviv region

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