Occupation/hobby


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Occupation/hobby: Disease risks from work or hobby activity
Condition count: 71; see list of conditions below.
Risk factor subtypes: water activities (9), veterinarians (11)
Risk factors: Risk Factor Center, risk factor list

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

A

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

    B

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

    C

  • Carpal Tunnel Syndrome ... certain occupations
  • Cat bite ... veterinarians
  • Cercarial dermatitis ... wading, swimming, swimming
  • Chondromalacia ... soccer players, cyclists, skiers, runners
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease ... occupation pollution exposure
  • Colorectal cancer ... occupational toxins
  • Cutaneous Anthrax ... animal hair processing, abattoir workers, laboratorians, veterinarians, contact with livestock, animal handlers
  • Cytomegalovirus ... special education teachers, working with infants or children, health care providers, therapists, child care providers, day care workers

    D

  • Decompression sickness ... diving bells, military aircraft, scuba diving, scuba diving
  • Diseases contagious from animals ... veterinarians
  • Drowning ... swimming in deep water, diving into water
  • Dupuytren's contracture ... vibrating tools

    E

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

    F

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

    G

  • Giardia ... campers, hikers, swimmers, child care workers
  • Glanders ... laboratory workers, abattoir workers, Veterinarians
  • Growth plate injuries ... gymnastics

    H

  • Head injury ... cycling, horse riding
  • Heat exhaustion ... outdoors work, runners
  • Hepatitis A ... hepatitis A research
  • Hepatitis B ... occupational blood exposure
  • Hepatitis C ... health care workers

    J

  • Japanese encephalitis ... military duty

    K

  • Kidney Cancer ... Occupational exposure, coke oven workers
  • Kidney stones ... sedentary occupations

    L

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

    M

  • Marburg virus ... hospital staff of infected person, animal laboratory workers, animal quarantine facility workers
  • Mesothelioma ... asbestos exposure
  • Middle ear infection ... jumping into water, diving into water
  • Mountain sickness ... mountain climbing
  • Multiple Myeloma ... petroleum workers, Farmers

    O

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

    P

  • Perforated eardrum ... scuba diving
  • Pneumoconiosis ... mining
  • Psittacosis ... bird owners, veterinarians, pet shop employees, poultry processing plants
  • Pulmonary Anthrax ... animal hair processing, abattoir workers, laboratorians, veterinarians, contact with livestock, animal handlers

    Q

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

    R

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

    S

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

    T

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

    V

  • Varicose veins ... excessive standing


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