HYGIENIC ASSESSMENT OF WORKING CONDITIONS AND PRIORITY RISK FACTORS FOR HEALTH OF METAL WORKERS
The profession "metalworking machine operator" is one of the most common professions in various industries: mechanical engineering, metallurgy, metal construction, etc. Priority production risk factors for the health of "machine operator on metalworking" have been identified, including: physical dynamic load, stereotyped working movements, static load while holding the load, forced position ofthe body (body tilts over 30°); production noise exceeding the maximum permissible level and the
... evel and the content oftri-iron dioxide at the lower boundary ofthe maximum permissible concentration. The results ofthe assessment ofthe working conditions ofmetalworking machine operators made it possible to attribute their work to the third class ofthe second degree (3.2). It is necessary to study the possible professional condition of changes in the eyes and upper extremities of metalworker machine operators using modern approaches to the causation ofillnesses ofworkers based on the principles of consensus and evidence-based medicine. Key words: health riskfactors, metalworking machine operator, tri-iron dioxide, specific and nonspecific eye diseases.