The major hazardous factors of the labour conditions in modern poultry farms are presented by dust mixtures including both regetable and organic substances, biologicly active substances and microorganisms, gaseous products, as well as unfavorable microclimate conditions and physical overload. Detailed medical examinations of poultry farmers revealed dependence of respiratory and pulmonary diseases, cardiovascular and nervous disorders on the labour conditions, the major etiologic factor being such allergens as feathers, down, blood serum, poultry excrements, bacteria and fungi.
|Number of pages||4|
|Journal||Gigiena Truda i Professional'nye Zabolevaniya|
|Publication status||Published - Feb 1991|
Field of Science*
- 2.6 Medical engineering
- 1.1. Scientific article indexed in Web of Science and/or Scopus database