ICD-9 Diagnosis Code V62.1

Adverse eff-work environ

Diagnosis Code V62.1

ICD-9: V62.1
Short Description: Adverse eff-work environ
Long Description: Adverse effects of work environment
This is the 2014 version of the ICD-9-CM diagnosis code V62.1

Code Classification
  • Supplementary classification of factors influencing health status and contact with health services (E)
    • Persons encountering health services in other circumstances (V60-V69)
      • V62 Other psychosocial circumstances

Information for Patients

Occupational Health

Occupational health problems occur at work or because of the kind of work you do. These problems can include

  • Cuts, broken bones, sprains, and strains
  • Loss of limbs
  • Repetitive motion disorders
  • Hearing problems caused by exposure to noise
  • Vision problems
  • Illness caused by breathing, touching, or swallowing unsafe substances
  • Illness caused by exposure to radiation
  • Exposure to germs in health care settings

Good job safety and prevention practices can reduce your risk of these problems. Try to stay fit, reduce stress, set up your work area properly, and use the right equipment and gear.

  • Back pain - returning to work
  • Occupational asthma
  • Occupational hearing loss
  • Pregnancy and work
  • Protecting Yourself from Heat Stress (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health)

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