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Information support for the creation of a state register of occupational diseases or industrial accidents

ISSN 2223-6775 Ukrainian journal of occupational health Vol.20, No 1, 2024


https://doi.org/10.33573/ujoh2024.01.014

Information support for the creation of a state register of occupational diseases or industrial accidents

Nagorna A.M.
State Institution «Kundiiev Institute of Occupational Health of the National Academy of Medical Sciences of Ukraine», Kyiv, Ukraine


Full article (PDF), UKR

Introduction. One of the priorities of state policy for ensuring long-term socio-economic development of Ukraine is to reduce the level of occupational diseases and industrial injuries.

The state policy of information development in healthcare in Ukraine is aimed at solving prospective and topical issues. One of such problems is the regarding the preservation of the health of the working population.

Purpose. The creation of an information system for accounting and analyzing occupational pathology and industrial injuries using a developed methodology based on the concept of the State Register of persons who have been diagnosed with an occupational disease.

Materials and Methods. The generalization and analysis of scientific publications and regulatory documents related to the register of persons with established occupational diseases or industrial injuries have been carried out.

Results. Based on the latest information technologies, the State Register of Occupational Diseases and Industrial Accidents has been developed. Its operation is ensured by electronic documentation accounting systems and data exchange using local and global computer medical networks with a clear delineation of structure, functions, and ensuring continuity of operation at all stages of information processing.

To create and operate the State Register, a number of regulatory documents were analyzed, including resolutions of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine, laws of Ukraine, and orders of the Ministry of Health of Ukraine.

Conclusions. Based on the legal framework of Ukraine, principles for building and the content of the task for the software of the State Register of Occupational Diseases and Industrial Accidents have been developed. The creation of the register is associated with the registration, qualitative and quantitative assessment of the state of software and hardware at the production sites in Ukraine, and provides confidence in the possibility of functioning such a register in Ukraine.

The principles of construction and content development have been designed for the information support of the Register of Occupational Diseases and Industrial Accidents. The main tasks for it include the following components: development of a concept for implementing measures to create a centralized system for accounting and registration of occupational diseases and industrial injuries, determination of the functional characteristics of this system, development of recommendations and methodological support for further development and scientific support of the centralized system for accounting and registration of occupational diseases. This will allow for a qualitatively new level of provision of specialized medical care to employees by carrying out full accounting and control of existing occupational diseases, and forming risk groups for the main nosological forms.

Keywords: state register, occupational diseases, accident, prevention, information support.

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