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Revista San Gregorio

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ORMENO BAZURTO1, Luis Alfredo. Physical risk and professional diseases in workers who operate vibration equipment in civil constructions. Revista San Gregorio [online]. 2019, n.35, pp.143-156. ISSN 2528-7907.

The Physical Risks and Occupational Diseases presents a set of definitions and medical criteria of legal and technical type adjusted to industrial hygiene, where the prevention of occupational risks plays an important role The objective of this study is to describe the physical risk and occupational diseases in workers that operate vibration equipment in civil constructions. As a methodology, the systematic exploratory review was adopted with a qualitative approach that guides a synthesized bibliographic review of the risks and possible occupational diseases caused by exposure to vibrations in the workplace; The bibliographic method was necessary to theoretically explain the variables studied and schematize the information. The study is based on ISO 5349 (measurement of hand-arm vibrations) and ISO 2631 (full body). The investigation concludes from the synthesis of the results obtained, responding to the matter of Physical Risks and occupational diseases in workers operating vibration equipment, for which it is required that the States promote preventive policies that guide the actions of this human group.

Keywords : Ergonomic risks; musculoskeletal disorder; hand-arm and whole-body vibrations,.

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