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Occupation/hobby

Occupation/hobby: Disease risks from work or hobby activity.
Condition count: 70; see list of conditions below.
Risk factor subtypes: water activities (9), veterinarians (11)

Risk factors: Risk Factor Center, risk factor list

Occupation/hobby: Diseases list

The following list of medical conditions have 'Occupation/hobby' or similar listed as a risk factor in our database:

A

  • Actinic keratosis ... sunbathing, outdoor occupations
  • Asbestosis ... shipbuilding, brake repair, insulation work, asbestos manufacturing, asbestos mining

B

  • Barotitis Media ... scuba diving, mountain climbing
  • Baylisascaris ... Hunters, outdoors, taxidermists, trappers, wildlife rehabilitators
  • Bladder Cancer ... machinists, metal workers, leather industry, textile workers, printers, rubber industry, chemical industry, Occupational toxins, hairdressers, painters, truck drivers
  • Blastomycosis ... hunters, campers, forestry workers, farmers
  • Brain cancer ... rubber manufacturing, chemists, embalmers, certain occupations, oil refining, drug manufacturing
  • Brucellosis ... hunters, veterinarians, farmers

C

D

E

  • Eating disorders ... certain male subgroups, wrestlers, careers emphasizing thinness, modeling, dancing

F

  • Flu ... Health care workers, Caregivers
  • Frostbite ... mountain climbing

G

H

J

K

L

  • Larynx Cancer ... asbestos exposure
  • Latex allergies ... health care workers
  • Lead poisoning ... Lead smelters, stained glass making, pottery making, refinishing furniture, occupational lead
  • Leptospirosis ... dairy farmers, lake swimming, military personnel, campers, outdoors, veterinarians, veterinarians, sewer systems, sugar cane plantations, slaughterhouses, sewer workers, whitewater rafting, animal caretakers, fish workers, kayaking, farmers, rice fields, mines
  • Listeriosis ... abbatoir workers, butchers, farmers, vets
  • Lyme disease ... fishing, forestry, wildlife and parks management, outdoor occupations, landscaping, camping, hunting, brush clearing, hiking
  • Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis ... Laboratory workers

M

O

  • Occupational Injuries ... wooden building, grocery stores, hospitals, shipbuilding, agriculture, drinking places, mobile home manufacture, foundries, transportation, meat packing plants, mining, manufacturing sector, special products sawmills, eating places, construction
  • Osteoarthritis ... ballet, dance
  • Otitis externa ... swimmer's, swimming
  • Ovarian Cancer ... talc exposure, asbestos exposure

P

Q

  • Q fever ... dairy workers, sheep researchers, sheep workers, veterinarians, livestock farmers, abbatoirs, occupational exposure, meat processing plant workers

R

  • Repetitive Motion Disorders ... assembly line work, vibrating tools, carpentry, sewing, meatpacking, gardening, computer work, playing musical instruments, lifting children
  • Repetitive Strain Injury ... assembly line work, vibrating tools, carpentry, sewing, meatpacking, gardening, computer work, playing musical instruments, lifting children
  • Rift Valley Fever ... veterinarians, abattoir workers, sleeping outdoors at night, Animal herdsmen

S

  • SARS ... health care workers
  • Shin splints ... runners
  • Silicosis ... sandstone mining, anthracite mining, pottery manufacture, sand-blasting, tin mining, granite mining, metal grinding
  • Sporotrichosis ... gardeners, rose gardeners, nursery workers, nursery workers, gardening exposure, farm workers
  • Sun spots ... outdoor occupations

T

  • Tendinitis ... physical activities
  • Testicular Cancer ... cycling
  • Tetanus ... forestry, outdoor occupations, farming, gardening
  • Tick bite ... fishing, forestry, wildlife and parks management, outdoor occupations, landscaping, camping, hunting, brush clearing, hiking
  • Tick-borne diseases ... fishing, forestry, wildlife and parks management, outdoor occupations, landscaping, camping, hunting, brush clearing, hiking
  • Tuberculosis ... migrant farm camps, some nursing homes

V

More Risk Factor Topics

  • Certain chemicals ... type of Chemicals/toxins
  • certain countries ... type of Geography
  • certain dusts ... type of Environment
  • certain fertilizers ... type of Chemicals/toxins
  • certain fumes ... type of Chemicals/toxins
  • Certain genetic conditions ... type of Genetics
  • certain male subgroups ... type of Occupation/hobby
  • certain medical problems ... type of Diseases
  • certain medications ... type of Medications
  • certain occupations ... type of Occupation/hobby
  • certain ovarian tumors ... type of Cancer
  • certain parts of Asia ... type of Asia
  • certain parts of Canada ... type of Geography
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