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Document ID (ISN)107008
CIS number 07-1108
ISSN - Serial title 1287-7778 - Prévention BTP
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Jolly H.
Title Lead: An ever present hazard in the construction industry
Original title Plomb: un risque toujours d'actualité dans le BTP [in French]
Bibliographic information Jan. 2007, No.92, p.54-57. Illus.
Internet access 07-1108.pdf [in French]
Abstract Many activities in the building sector may cause exposure to lead. This article discusses preventive measures, safety checks and simple hygiene rules that can ensure that the risk is managed. Contents: sources of lead (piping, paint); routes of entry (ingestion, inhalation of dust or smoke); checks to be made before and during the work; French regulations; lead poisoning; lead detectors; personal hygiene.
Descriptors (primary) France; lead; safe working methods; construction industry; construction sites
Descriptors (secondary) paint removal; routes of entry; lead poisoning; piping; determination in blood; limitation of exposure; personal protective equipment; legislation; personal hygiene
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Inorganic substances
Construction industry and civil engineering
Lead and compounds