|Document ID (ISN)||109673|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0007-9936 - Cahiers de médecine interprofessionnelle
|Convention or series no.
||Codron R., Alcouffe J., Rosenberg N., Andrieu F., Cretté A., Hess C., Le Boedec C., Montéléon P.Y.
||Exploratory survey on "atmospheric pollutants" in a water treatment and supply enterprise
||Enquête exploratoire "polluants atmosphériques" dans une entreprise de traitement et de distribution de l'eau [in French]|
||2008, Vol.48, No.3, p.249-258. 10 ref.
||The aim of this study was to compare clinical respiratory criteria among workers of a water treatment plant potentially exposed to hydrogen sulfide, gaseous chlorine, ozone or sulfur dioxide from bisulfites with those of workers considered to be occupationally unexposed. Data were collected by means of anonymous questionnaires and respiratory function tests. Among the 199 subjects, 29 reported having been accidentally exposed to hydrogen sulfide, 41 to gaseous chlorine, 15 to ozone and three to bisulfites; 34 declared one or two accidental exposures and 34 to more than two. No associations were found between potential exposures to the four atmospheric pollutants studied and clinical criteria and respiratory function, except for the sensation of burning nose. Other findings are discussed.
||water treatment; France; atmospheric pollution; exposure evaluation; pulmonary function
||chlorine; subjective assessment; hydrogen sulfide; ozone; sulfur dioxide; questionnaire survey; respiratory function tests; bisulfites; symptoms
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||France|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)