|Document ID (ISN)||110925|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1886-6123 - Seguridad y Salud en el Trabajo
|Convention or series no.
||Diego Segura B., Guimaraens Juanena D., RupÚrez Calvo M.J.
||Sun at work: An overlooked hazard
||Sol en el trabajo, un peligro olvidado [in Spanish]|
||May 2010, No.57, p.10-17. Illus. 11 ref.
||Sol_en_el_trabajo.pdf [in Spanish]
||According to the latest Spanish national survey on working conditions, 16.9% of workers spend most of their time outdoors and are exposed to solar radiation. Contents of this article on the dangers of working in the sun: definition of solar ultraviolet (UV) radiation; UV index and required protective measures; effects of UV radiation on the skin; effects of UV radiation on the eyes; occupational diseases due to solar UV radiation; protection against solar radiation.
||solar radiation; ultraviolet radiation; outdoor work; risk factors
||conjunctivitis; photosensitization dermatitis; skin cancer; melanoma; personal protective equipment; safety and health training
||D - Periodical articles
||Heating, ventilation and climate
|Broad subject area(s)
||Heat and cold