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Document ID (ISN)19455
CIS number 72-2773
ISSN - Serial title 0003-7753 - Arbeitsmedizin - Sozialmedizin - Arbeitshygiene
Year 1972
Convention or series no.
(Hauptverband der gewerblichen Berufsgenossenschaften)
Title Preventive medical examination criteria - Methyl alcohol hazards
Original title Berufsgenossenschaftliche Grundsätze für arbeitsmedizinische Vorsorgeuntersuchungen - Gefährdung durch Methanol [in German]
Bibliographic information June 1972, Vol.7, No.6, p.174-175. 7 ref.
Abstract Points of reference for medical examinations designed for the prevention or early detection of methyl alcohol-induced disease. Information is given on the scope of pre-employment and periodic medical examinations, and occupational medical criteria are provided on the fitness of persons for employment in work where there is danger of exposure to methyl alcohol. Data are given on the physical and chemical properties of methyl alcohol, threshold limit values, sources of exposure, absorption and mode of action, and the clinical picture of methyl alcohol poisoning.
Descriptors (primary) poisoning; toxicology; methanol; alcohols
Descriptors (secondary) threshold limit values; routes of entry; Germany (Federal Republic of); symptoms; work aptitude; pre-employment medical examinations; medical prevention; periodic medical examinations; data sheet; detection; biological hazards
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Alcohols