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ID (ISN) del documento108176
Número CIS 08-647
ISSN - Título de la serie 0007-9952 - Cahiers de notes documentaires - Hygiène et sécurité du travail
Año 2007
Número de serie INRS PR 32-209
Autor(es) Gaudin R., Marsan P., Baty G., Orivelle D.
Título Forestry and exposure to benzene - Survey findings
Título original Bûcheronnage et exposition au benzène - Résultats d'une enquête [en francés]
Información bibliográfica 4th Quarter 2007, No.209, p.89-93. Illus. 9 ref.
Acceso Internet http://www.hst.fr/inrs-pub/inrs01.nsf/IntranetObject-accesParReference/HST_PR%2032/$File/pr32.pdf [en francés]
Resumen Benzene is a chemical agent that is potentially responsible for increased risks of leukaemia among certain categories of workers exposed to engine fuels. This article describes a study aimed at evaluating the exposure to benzene among loggers and forestry workers, using a biological sampling method. A total of 55 volunteers were subjected to urine sampling before and after a day of work. They also answered a questionnaire on their work and several personal factors, including their smoking habits. It was found that exposures were very moderate, well within permissible levels. This was equally true for smokers, despite the strong effect of smoking on biological markers of benzene exposure.
Descriptores (primarios) silvicultura y explotación forestal; valoración de la exposición; benceno
Descriptores (secundarios) valores umbrales; Francia; acido trans,trans-muconico; dosificación en la orina; fumadores; factores de confusión; tests de exposición; creatinina
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaFrancia
Tema(s) Trabajos forestales
Sustancias tóxicas y peligrosas
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos químicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Forestry and logging
Exposure evaluation
Aromatic hydrocarbons