The Paradigm of Occupational Diseases Observed in Education Professionals in Brazil | Chapter 09 | Emerging Research in Medical Sciences Vol. 3

The magisterium has always been considered by law as a painful activity, which causes physical or psychological wear and tear on the organism, due to the repetition of psychological movements, pressures and tensions that affect the worker emotionally. Decree 53.831 / 64 framed the role of teacher as painful. This article aims to discuss the main occupational diseases verified in teachers in Brazil and as specific objectives to describe how the workload of teachers can contribute to the development of occupational diseases and to verify in the literature, prevention and safety measures that have been used and published. The results show that occupational diseases in teachers are common in the teaching environment, where the mental and emotional ones are among the majority for this class, later the diseases of the locomotive apparatus, which demonstrate that working long hours without valorization or adequate remuneration can generate health damages.

Author(s) Details

Karen Oliveira Gomes
Department of Physiotherapy, UNAMA – University of the Amazon, Brazil and Organizational and Work Psychology, Catholic University of Don Bosco, Pará, Brazil and Department of Psychology, UCDB – Catholic University of Don Bosco, Pará, Brazil.

Vitor Hugo Auzier Lima
Department of Biotechnology, UFPA – Federal University of Pará, Brazil and Department of Physiotherapy, UEPA – State University of Pará, Pará, Brazil.

Ysadora Maria Rodrigues Pinto
FAMAZ – Metropolitan Faculty of Amazon, Pará, Brazil.

Dhiego Lima Costa
Department of Biology, UFPA – Federal University of Pará, Pará, Brazil and Department of Pharmacy, UFPA – Federal University of Pará, Pará, Brazil and Department of Environmental Microbiology, UFPA – Federal University of Pará, Pará, Brazil.

Isaque Gemaque de Medeiros
Department of Chemistry, UFPA – Federal University of Pará, Brazil and Department of Chemistry, UNIUBE – University of Uberaba, Brazil.

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