||Occupational exposure at waste water poses specific problems of pathology of treating plant and canal workers. Climate and professional effort, job demands, chemical, physical and biological risks form a sum of factors that conduct at work related and occupational diseases. Our paper is a part of a larger study, dedicated to evidence the link between work conditions and the health status of waste water workers. Special attention was given at emerging risks in the professional environment, like biological risks associated with irritating substances and other chemicals. There were studied two similar male groups, waste water plant workers and canal workers. No significant differences were found in their pathology, concerning chronic and infectious diseases, dermal or musculoskeletal disorders. Infectious illnesses were rare, in despite of workplace conditions, result that conduct at new fields to be explored.
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