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Medicina del lavoro (Italy)

  • Generic name of profession

    Doctor of Medicine
    harmonised training required here:
    Specialist medical training (Article 25 of Directive 2005/36/EC)
  • Identification

    Name of regulated profession:
    Medicina del lavoro
    Generic category in Annex V: Occupational medicine (EN)
    All regions
  • Legal information

    Legal basis for regulation

    EU Law :
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    National legislation:

    DM 01/08/2005

    Useful link:


    Type of regulation :
    Reserves of activities


    Recognition under:
    DIRECTIVE 2005/36/EC
    Additional information :
    Recognition under Directive 2005/36/EC:
    Doctor in basic and specialised medicine both listed in Annex V
    Qualification level:
    Prior check of qualifications for a temporary and/or occasional provision of services:
    Prior check of qualifications only for individual professionals not benefiting from automatic recognition:
  • Activities

    Description of activities:

    Competenze in impiantistica chimica industriale e tecnologica statistica e metodologia epidemiologica, fisiologia e psicologia del lavoro, ergonomia, tossicologia, radiobiologia, igiene del lavoro, clinica di malattie da lavoro, clinica medica, terapia, terapia d'urgenza, medicina legale, scienze giuridiche del lavoro, comunicazione, economia gestione d'imprese, primo soccorso. Specifiche competenze: identificazione e valutazione di rischi da lavoro sorveglianza sanitaria monitoraggio biologico diagnosi di malattie da lavoro diagnosi differenziale promozione della salute sul lavoro, individuazione di soggetti suscettibili, adattamento del lavoro all'uomo, valutazione di disabilità e compatibilità lavorativa riabilitazione informazione formazione specifica per prevenire malattie e infortuni sviluppo di conoscenze sui fattori nocivi di salute, sicurezza sul lavoro, applicazione di leggi in materia, consulenza per rischi e misure preventive, gestione del servizio di medicina del lavoro


    Expertise in chemical plants, industrial and technological, statistics and epidemiological methodology, physiology and occupational psychology, ergonomics, toxicology, radiobiology, health and safety, clinical aspects of occupational diseases, medical clinical aspects, therapy, emergency treatment, forensics, work-related legal sciences, communication, business management of companies, first aid. Specific expertise: identification and assessment of occupational risks, health surveillance, biological monitoring, diagnosis of work-related diseases, differential diagnosis, health promotion in the workplace, identification of susceptible individuals, adaptation of work to man, evaluation of disability and work compatibility, rehabilitation, information, specific training to prevent illnesses and injuries, development of knowledge on the factors harmful to health, workplace safety, enforcement of laws, counselling for risks and preventive measures, management of occupational health service

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