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Document ID (ISN)107195
CIS number 07-1009
Year 2007
Convention or series no. SUVA 2869/06
Author(s) Pletscher C., Liechti B.
Title Lead and occupational hazards
Original title Gesundheitliche Gefńhrdung am Arbeitsplatz durch Blei [in German]
Plomb et risques professionnels [in French]
Bibliographic information Suva, Caisse nationale suisse d'assurance en cas d'accidents, Case postale 6002, Lucerne, Switzerland, 6th ed., 2007. 35p. Illus. 39 ref.
Abstract This information note can be used as a training manual on the hazards of long-term exposure to low concentrations of lead. It is primarily aimed at occupational physicians. Main topics covered: sources of exposure; intake, distribution, elimination and toxic effects; health hazards; determination in air and exposure tests; medical supervision; technical and organizational measures; personal hygiene; legal aspects in Switzerland. Update of document abstracted under CIS 90-1855.
Descriptors (primary) Switzerland; training material; health hazards; lead
Descriptors (secondary) legislation; determination in air; data sheet; exposure tests; medical supervision
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceSwitzerland
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Lead and compounds
Inorganic substances