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CORNEJO, Iván; ARIAS-ULLOA, Cristian; DUQUE-CORDOVA, Luis  y  ESCOBAR-SEGOVIA, Kenny. Identification of symptoms of diseases compatible with the sick building syndrome in an industrial company in Esmeraldas, with the NTP 380 questionnaire of the INSHT. RCTU [online]. 2019, vol.6, n.1, pp.80-87. ISSN 1390-7697.

The sick building syndrome manifests itself with different symptoms that afflict workers who have more than 6 months in an area where there is artificial air circulation. This study aims to show the diseases that can be generated as a result of the syndrome of sick building in 65 workers belonging to the administrative area of an industrial company, for this a cross-sectional and quantitative study was carried out with the questionnaire of Technical Notes of Prevention 380 of the National Institute for Safety and Hygiene at Work in Spain, and correlated with information on absenteeism and occupational morbidity from the period of January 2017 to June 2018, in relation to the number of positive symptoms obtained for the 65 employees taken as study population , it was found that 57 of them had 7 or more positive symptoms while only 8 workers had less than 7 positive symptoms.

Palabras clave : Sick Building Syndrome; Industrial company; NTP 380.

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