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Document ID (ISN)101029
CIS number 03-100
Year 2001
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Paceli Hatem Diniz E., Sampaio M.R.
Ministério do Trabalho e Emprego
Title Lead and measures for limiting exposure
Original title O chumbo e as formas de controle [in Portuguese]
Bibliographic information Fundacentro, Rua Capote Valente 710, São Paulo, SP 05409-002, Brazil, 2001. 39p. Illus. 6 ref. Price: BRL 7.00.
Internet access 03-0100.pdf [in Portuguese]
Abstract Aimed at workers handling lead, this booklet provides practical guidance on limiting exposure. Contents: characteristics of lead; causes of lead poisoning (inhalation of dust or smoke; eating, drinking or smoking at the place of work); poisoning prevention (local ventilation, protective screens, collection of waste); respirators; other prevention and hygiene measures (cleaning of premises and workplaces, food and smoking, information of workers, periodical medical examinations).
Descriptors (primary) Brazil; lead; training material; limitation of exposure; metal fumes
Descriptors (secondary) local exhaust; lead poisoning; respirable dust; information of personnel; respirators; periodic medical examinations; safety and health training; training manuals
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceBrazil
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances
OSH training
Lead and compounds