|Document ID (ISN)||112364|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1635-5075 - PrÚvention BTP
|Convention or series no.
||Radon, invisible but dangerous
||Le radon, invisible mais dangereux [in French]|
||Oct. 2011, No.146, p.48-50. Illus.
||Le radon_invisible_mais_dangereux_[BUY_THIS_ARTICLE] [in French]
Plan_d'actions_interministÚriel_2005-2008_(INFO)_[INTERNET_FREE_ACCESS] [in French]
Ionizing radiation_Radon_(WHO_INFO)_[INTERNET_FREE_ACCESS] [in English]
||Radon is a lung carcinogen and a hazard for inhabitants of contaminated buildings. Construction industry workers are also exposed to radon, in particular when they work underground. This article presents an overview of hazards related to radon and the preventive measures on construction sites (monitoring, limitation of exposure by means of technical and organizational measures).
||ionizing radiation; radon; construction sites; safe working methods; construction industry
||underground work; lung cancer; monitoring for external radiation; limitation of exposure
||D - Periodical articles
|Broad subject area(s)
||Cancer and carcinogens
Construction industry and civil engineering