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>Journals >MediSan >Year 2017, Issue 12

Rodríguez HD
Occupational poisoning due to heavy metals
MediSan 2017; 21 (12)

Language: Español
References: 40
Page: 3372-3385
PDF: 689.87 Kb.

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An exhaustive literature review aimed at demonstrating the existent relationship between certain professions and poisonings due to heavy metals was carried out. To such effects, the emission sources and uses of these metals are described in this work, as well as the disorders damaging health. It was verified that the poisonings diagnosed in workers of the province, during 2000-2016, were associated with different jobs, such as batteries repair, plumbing, welding and dentistry. From the above-mentioned, some recommendations to consider everything regarding occupational health-heavy metals are exposed.

Key words: heavy metal, occupational poisoning, professional disease.

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