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Minerva Medicolegale 2014 March;134(1):19-35

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New fronteers in the occupational legal medicine

Falcetta R. 1, Iorio M. 2

1 Struttura Complessa, Rischio Occupazionale Ospedaliero, Azienda Ospedaliera Universitaria, Città della Salute, Torino, Italia; 2 Dipartimento di Scienze della Sanità Pubblica e Pediatriche, Università di Torino, Torino, Italia


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The authors briefly trace the history of human work, focusing in particular on the transformations that have occurred over the last thirty years on the socioeconomic side. The work to be mainly manufacturing classic and indefinitely became immaterial labor, fixed-term relationship. Has changed, therefore, in a radical way is the type of work and the resulting exposure to occupational risks classical (chemical, physical, biological), and the contracts (by excessive rigidity of the labor market in real insecurity). From this modification, in specific legislation, the definition of worker and employer. What impact on medicolegal aspects of employment? The authors, having pointed out the methods of assessing the damage classics, they propose, based on the analysis of changes in employment occurred in the meantime, new standards and a new method of assessment is not based on numerical tables are identified as obsolete and out of date, but on more descriptive method that takes into account the new situation where current attitudes lose weight in the definition of working capacity, while buying a decisive favorable conditions. The authors expect the debate in the occupational medical legal community in order to implement the new culture required by the new reality in which we operate.

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