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Document ID (ISN)54678
CIS number 90-1694
ISBN(s) 0-85274-265-7
Year 1988
Convention or series no.
Author(s) McKinlay A.F., Harlen F., Whillock M.J.
Title Hazards of optical radiation: a guide to sources, uses and safety
Bibliographic information Adam Hilger Ltd., Techno House, Redcliffe Way, Bristol BS1 6NX, United Kingdom, 1988. 121p. Bibl. Appendices. Index. Price: GBP 15.00.
Abstract This book reviews the sources of optical radiation - visible, ultraviolet, infrared and laser - and discusses the associated effects of each. Topics covered include biological effects, mechanisms of damage to the eyes and skin and situations where various optical radiation sources are likely to be found.
Descriptors (primary) laser radiation; visual function disorders; ultraviolet radiation; infrared radiation; dermatological effects; biological effects; physical hazards; visible radiation
Descriptors (secondary) arc welding and cutting; gas welding
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Lighting, colour and vision
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the eye and vision damage
Non-ionizing radiation
Skin diseases