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Document ID (ISN)65162
CIS number 95-1705
ISBN(s) 2-85525-319-5
Year 1992
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Médecins du Comité d'Hygiène Industrielle de Lyon
Title The workplace of garage mechanics. A toxicological and epidemiological approach
Original title Le poste de mécanicien automobile. Toxicologie et approche épidémiologique [in French]
Bibliographic information Centre d'information des services médicaux d'entreprises et Interentreprises, 31 rue Médéric, 75832 Paris Cedex 17, France, 1992. [122]p. Illus. 16 ref.
Abstract Clinical investigation was carried out by occupational physicians on 267 garage mechanics working in 86 automotive repair shops as well as on 536 controls. A detailed analysis of the workplace was carried out at the same time concerning the following major factors: manual handling, solvents and fuels, brake dust, carbon and nitrogen monoxide, mutagenicity of air contaminants, health impairment in garage mechanics, ophthalmological hazards, role of the occupational physician.
Descriptors (primary) service stations and repair shops; training material; motor vehicle industry; garages
Descriptors (secondary) mutagenic effects; carbon monoxide; asbestos; toxicology; occupational medicine; training manuals; epidemiologic study; ophthalmotoxic effects; organic solvents
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Road transportation
Motor vehicle manufacturing industry
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures