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Document ID (ISN)105328
CIS number 06-885
ISSN - Serial title 0339-6517 - Documents pour le médecin du travail
Year 2005
Convention or series no. DMT 104 TR 36
Author(s) Rosenberg N.
Title Pulmonary berylliosis
Original title Bérylliose pulmonaire [in French]
Bibliographic information 3rd Quarter 2005, No.104, p.513-521. 77 ref.
Internet access http://www.dmt-prevention.fr/inrs-pub/inrs01.nsf/IntranetObject-accesParReference/TR%2036/$File/TR36.pdf [in French]
Abstract Pulmonary berylliosis is defined by respiratory symptoms following the inhalation of dust or smoke containing beryllium particles. Workers in the beryllium smelting and metalworking industries are most at risk of exposure. Contents of this review article on berylliosis: physiopathology; prevalence and epidemiology; diagnosis of acute and chronic berylliosis; development of the disease; prevention (medical supervision, monitoring of workplace air, ventilation, personal protective equipment); compensation of occupational diseases in France.
Descriptors (primary) beryllium and compounds; smelting plants; metalworking industry; berylliosis
Descriptors (secondary) airborne dust; compensation of occupational diseases; epidemiological aspects; France; beryllium; data sheet; smoke; diagnosis; limitation of exposure; determination in air; medical supervision; lung diseases
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances
Pneumoconioses
Metalworking industry
Smelting and refining operations