PROFESSIONAL RISKS FOR PEOPLE EMPLOYED IN THE FIELD OF IT
Keywords:information technologies, risk factors, occupational environment, work capacity
Objectives. Identification of professional risk factors for people employed in the field of modern information technologies.
Materials and methods. The current study was carried out by survey, on a sample of 100 people, employed in the IT field, aged between 18 and 40 years.
Results. According to the results obtained, it was observed that a factor influencing health is stress with a share of 20%, sedentary lifestyle constituted 15%, and visual overload 14%, hand overload constituted 10%, incorrect work posture with a share of 5%, and high workload and limited time corresponded to the share of 4%, the lowest share was recorded for traditional work factors: noise (3%), air currents (3%) and monotony (2%).
Discussions. The state of fatigue that can condition the decrease in work capacity largely depends on the magnitude and duration of effort, working conditions, monotony of tasks performed. In the work process of employees in the IT field, the factors of low intensity, but acting permanently and for a long time, can influence selectively or in general influence the collective of employees.
Conclusions. The professional activity of IT employees can negatively influence the state of health through various physical or psycho-emotional risk factors.
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