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Document ID (ISN)112171
CIS number 11-0801
ISSN - Serial title 0339-6517 - Documents pour le médecin du travail
Year 2011
Convention or series no. TM 17
Title Recommendations for the occupational health surveillance of workers exposed to the carcinogenic effect of wood dust
Original title Recommandations pour la surveillance médico-professionnelle des travailleurs exposés à l'effet cancérogène des poussières de bois [in French]
Bibliographic information 2nd quarter 2011, No.126, p.199-212. 3 ref.
Internet access TM_17.pdf [in French]
Abstract Developed by the French society for occupational medicine, these recommendations for the occupational health surveillance of workers exposed to the carcinogenic effects of wood dust are presented in this article as a short version as well as in the form of a summary sheet. Appendices include a check-list for the medical surveillance of exposed workers and medical information to be provided prior to conducting a nasal fibroscopy for sinonasal adenocarcinoma screening.
Descriptors (primary) France; occupational medicine; wood dust; nasal cancer; medical supervision
Descriptors (secondary) hardwoods; softwoods; particle size; endoscopy; industrial physicians; check lists
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Woodworking industry
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Cancer and carcinogens
Woodworking industry
Workplace health promotion