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Document ID (ISN)105403
CIS number 06-818
ISSN - Serial title 0007-9936 - Cahiers de mÚdecine interprofessionnelle
Year 2005
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Marini F., Boissin J.P., Peyresblanques J., Rollin J.P., Beaufils D.
Title Vision of welders in France
Original title La vision des soudeurs en France [in French]
Bibliographic information 2005, Vol.45, No.4, p.485-488. Illus. 5 ref.
Abstract This case-control study on the vision of welders involved the pooling of data gathered by the medical services of 12 enterprises employing welders. The medical services also supplied data for controls other than welders, matched by age group. Altogether, the study population comprised 850 welders and 281 controls. There were no indications of more frequent visual function impairment among welders than among controls, nor any grounds to suspect any differences, despite more frequent eye injuries among welders than among controls.
Descriptors (primary) welding and cutting; visual function disorders
Descriptors (secondary) France; eye injuries; case-control study
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Physical hazards
Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Welding and cutting
Diseases of the eye and vision damage