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Document ID (ISN)61540
CIS number 94-196
ISSN - Serial title 0885-114X - Occupational Medicine: State of the Art Reviews
Year 1992
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Shusterman D.J., Sheedy J.E.
Title Occupational and environmental disorders of the special senses
Bibliographic information July-Sep. 1992, Vol.7, No.3, p.515-542. Illus. 269 ref.
Abstract Workplace hazards affecting vision, hearing, equilibrium, olfaction and taste are reviewed. These include chemical hazards (irritant chemicals, pharmacologic/toxicologic agents), physical hazards (microwaves, infrared and ultraviolet radiation, visible light, vibration, rapid ambient pressure changes), ergonomic hazards (task-related symptoms, workers with pre-existing vision disorders, ergonomic factors), biological hazards, use of contact lenses in industry.
Descriptors (primary) diseases of ear and mastoid process; diseases of eyes and related structures; vestibular disorders; physical hazards; loss of smell; loss of taste; chemical hazards; sense organ diseases
Descriptors (secondary) ionizing radiation; hyperbaric pressure; literature survey; irritants; negative pressure; vibration; infrared radiation; radiofrequency radiation; occupation disease relation; ergonomics; vertigo; biological hazards; contact lenses; ultraviolet radiation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Diseases of other sense organs (other than the eye and the ears)
Diseases of the eye and vision damage
Diseases of the ear and hearing damage