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Document ID (ISN)76370
CIS number 01-468
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Barbotin B., Delaporte L., Duval J.M., Henry J.L., Lahitte A., Le Guilly H., Marquet R., Pladys P.
Title Study of occupational hazards in the graphic arts
Original title Etude de nuisances dans l'industrie graphique [in French]
Bibliographic information Association interentreprises de médecine du travail, 9, pl. du Général-Kœnig, 35000 Rennes, [ca. 1990]. 143p. Illus. 35 ref.
Internet access 01-468.pdf [in French]
Abstract This study of occupational hazards in graphic arts was conducted by a group of occupational physicians. It provides a survey of the techniques and work tasks associated with different kinds of traditional and modern printing and binding technologies, together with the corresponding industrial hazards. Relevant French legislation is summarized, with particular attention to the laws and regulations relating to exposure to organic solvents and lead. Statistics are also given for occupational diseases and accidents in the sector in France.
Descriptors (primary) printing industry; bookbinding; France
Descriptors (secondary) occupational accidents; occupational diseases; legislation; organic solvents; statistics; lead
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Printing, photography and photocopying industry