On the issues of labour hygiene and occupational health in industrial poultry breeding

M. E. Elite, M. E. Kapitonova, S. I. Karpachevska, T. A. Farbtukh, Ya A. Khintsenberg

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Abstract

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.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)3-6
Number of pages4
JournalGigiena Truda i Professional'nye Zabolevaniya
Issue number2
Publication statusPublished - Feb 1991
Externally publishedYes

Field of Science

  • 2.6 Medical engineering

Publication Type

  • 1.1. Scientific article indexed in Web of Science and/or Scopus database

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