Occupational pathology center has been opened in Izhevsk on the basis of the 1st RCH. It was reported by the press office of the Ministry of Health of Udmurtia.
Occupational pathologists and doctors from a specialized outpatient clinic will work at the center. Stationary beds will be available in the institution around the clock.
The occupational pathologist identifies the causes of occupational diseases, deals with their treatment and prevention, and also conducts medical examinations.
Specialists of the center for occupational pathology of the RCH will conduct an examination of the connection of diseases with the profession and an examination of professional suitability, as well as a comprehensive medical examination of residents of the republic of harmful and dangerous professions.
The employer will be given a final act of fitness or unsuitability for the chosen profession after the medical examination of the employee.
If an employee is diagnosed with an occupational disease, the occupational pathologist will send him for examination on the basis of the 1st RKB and after that he will prescribe treatment.