The authors demonstrated changes in occupational morbidity in Latvia over 1996-2007--that characterizes general state of the work safety system functioning. Analysis of occupational morbidity structure and occupational accidents rate proved trends of changes in those parameters. Considerably higher occupational morbidity was seen since 1996 to 2004. Afterwards slight decrease in the morbidity was demonstrated, but since 2007 the occupational morbidity increased again. Occupational incidence per 100,000 workers was 20.4 in 1996, 184.5 in 2004, 139.3 in 2007. Occupational accidents rate per 100,000 workers reached 163 in 1996 and 194 in 2007.
|Translated title of the contribution||Work conditions, risk factors on workplace and their influence on workers' health in Latvia|
|Number of pages||8|
|Journal||Meditsina truda i promyshlennaia ekologiia|
|Publication status||Published - 2009|
Field of Science*
- 3.3 Health sciences
- 1.1. Scientific article indexed in Web of Science and/or Scopus database