CAPON Sergey Ilyich (1897 — 1943) — the Soviet hygienist, professor. The member of the CPSU since 1917.
In 1917 ended medical f-t Moscow un-that. In 1918 — 1926 the manager. department of labor protection in the National commissariat of the work RSFSR, and then the USSR. In 1925 it it was organized State by in-t of labor protection (together with V. A. Levitsky) which he headed during 1927 — 1932 Ying t was engaged in scientific development of questions of hygiene and physiology of work, the accident prevention and industrial sanitary engineering.
In 1926 by it it was created on medical f-those 1 MSU (since 1930 the 1st MMI) department of occupational health, a cut he directed till 1943.
At the beginning of 1943 S. I. Kaplun the volunteer left on the front and died in fight against fascist aggressors.
S. I. The capon published apprx. 200 scientific works on questions of hygiene and labor protection, a dignity. statistics, physiology of work, etc. He was one of participants of creation of Soviet «Labour Code», preparation of drafts of acts for compensation for production harm (the shortened working hours, additional issue, special food) and governmental decrees according to the accident prevention and industrial hygiene.
He was the author of the first Soviet guide to occupational health for medical higher education institutions.
The department of occupational health organized by it became the large nauchnometodichesky center of training of hygienists. In 1 prod. BME was an editor of department of hygiene and labor protection.
Works: Sanitary statistics of work, M. — L., 1924; Fundamentals of the general occupational health, 4. 1 — 2, M. — L., 1925 — 1926; The Theory and practice of labor protection, p.1 — 2, M., 1926 — 1927; Lenin and questions of labor protection, Gigabyte. work and tekhn. bezop., No. 1, page 3, No. 2, page 3, 1934; The General occupational health, M. — L., 1940.
Bibliography: Professor S. I. Kaplun, Gigabyte. and dignity., No. 3, page 61, 1944; Tarasenko N. Yu. A role of department of occupational health in training and development of hygienic science, the Gigabyte. work and the prof. having got sick., No. 5, page 38, 1976.
A. A. Letavet.