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Medicina y Seguridad del Trabajo

On-line version ISSN 1989-7790Print version ISSN 0465-546X


VICENTE PARDO, José Manuel. Towards a new framework for medical assessment of capacity / incapacity: proposals for improvement and change areas. Med. segur. trab. [online]. 2016, vol.62, suppl., pp.44-60. ISSN 1989-7790.

Conclusions: Modification of entities and powers of control and monitoring is necessary in low temporary disability. Enable high medical part for a gradual return to work after prolonged low. Compatible medical and high and low for jobs with different requirements. Share health and labor clinical information between all entities involved in temporary disability. health cards that allow access to the medical history. History only clinic. Sheet occupational assessment (job requirements) for workers on disability. In the permanent disability must proceed to change the composition and powers of the titrator body "EVI disability assessment team increasing the technical component, medical, preventive and labor. Modify the "degree" of disability or valuation regarding permanent non-disabling injuries scales, permanent partial disability, total and severe disability. Modify the reference concept and usual profession linked to the social security disability. with the most accurate and complete assessment in line with job requirements, including tasks, area of activity, training, risks and special circumstances of the work, preventive assessment of disability and work. Resolution of disputes between unfit and not disability. Knowing the impact of both temporary incapacitation or permanent, preparing a map of the disability with basic data to analyze disease, disabling consequence labor and presentation in the population. The inability as an indicator of public health and occupational health.

Keywords : Occupational Disability; Occupational Health; Disability map; Temporary disability; Permanent disability; Usual Occupation; Labor capacity; Prevention; Medical evaluation capacity / incapacity for work.

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