2011, Number 3
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ABSTRACTThe study traverse in workers of industry of Tobacco, where they execute works with load physics, to determine the prevalence of the skeletal dysfunctions muscle, the pathologies that affect them and their effects to the productive activity; in an universe of 837 workers. The data of registrations of attentions, medical certificates and labor medical parities were obtained; they were analyzed with simple statistic and the program EpiInfo v.6 Statcalc. The dysfunctions muscular esquelétis were the first illness cause in these workers, the most frequent: lumbalgias, tendinitis and cervicalgias. 131 workers were identified with skeletal pathologies muscle with prevalence of 15.6 and the Bent department with more hard-working affected (RR 3.02 IC 95%) and bigger productive affectation of cause doctor. Five workers received surgical treatment and six they were disabled permanent of that labor activity. The necessity was evidenced of changing the design of the work position.
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