Assessing the Health Status of Employed Personnel: A Cross Sectional Study in Khuzestan Cement Company

Azarbakhsh, Habibollah and Piraee, Elaha and Abasjodaki, Hamid (2018) Assessing the Health Status of Employed Personnel: A Cross Sectional Study in Khuzestan Cement Company. INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF ADVANCED BIOTECHNOLOGY AND RESEARCH, 8 (4). pp. 1590-1594.

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Background and aim: Cement industry is one of the most important industries in the development of each country. Cement production is a contaminating process and affects many of the harmful factors in the work environment of the workforce. The purpose of this study was to determine the health status of the personnel of one of the country's cement companies based on the information in their health records. Methods: This cross-sectional study was carried out in 2017. In this study, 363 personnel of Khuzestan Cement Company, which were mostly male, including QAAs, recurrent examinations and test results, were investigated. They got. The data were analyzed by SPSS19 software using descriptive statistical methods. Results: The mean age of them was 60.42 years with a standard deviation of 62.8 years. Of these, 8 are women (20.2%) and 355 are men (80.97%). The history of surgery (4.39%) and the history of occupational accidents (7.31%) were common problems among personnel employed in Khuzestan Cement Company. (8.27%) had hearing loss and (14%) had pulmonary problems. Conclusion: This study showed that employment in the cement industry, in addition to hearing loss, increases the risk of diabetes and skeletal diseases compared to other people in the community. Inappropriate conditions and adverse environmental factors in this industry are the likely cause of the spread of these health problems.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine, Health and Life Sciences > School of Medicine
Depositing User: samira sepahvandy
Date Deposited: 23 Oct 2018 10:50
Last Modified: 23 Oct 2018 10:50

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