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ID (ISN) del documento61662
Número CIS 94-256
ISSN - Título de la serie 0003-4878 - Annals of Occupational Hygiene
Año 1993
Número de serie
Autor(es) Purdham J.T., Bozek P.R., Sass-Kortsak A.S.
Título The evaluation of exposure of printing trade employees to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
Información bibliográfica Feb. 1993, Vol.37, No.1, p.35-44. 25 ref.
Resumen This study was undertaken to determine the exposures of printing press operators to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) and total particulate (TP), and to evaluate the factors contributing to exposure in the printing industry. Personal time-weighted average exposures of press room workers were determined on two consecutive days at nine sites, including two newspaper operations. The average PAH exposure was 16.5µg/m3 (including naphthalene), the average TP exposure was 0.63mg/m3. Newspaper plants had significantly lower exposures than commercial printing operations. Factors identified as contributing to exposure to TP were: the effectiveness of the ventilation systems, the method of feeding the press, the type of paper and the print impression area.
Descriptores (primarios) condiciones de la exposición; imprenta; hidrocarburos policíclicos; impresoras de rodillos; hidrocarburos aromáticos
Descriptores (secundarios) muestreo individual; estudio de la ventilación; valoración estadística; valoración de la exposición; toma de muestras del aire; sistemas de ventilación
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaCanadá
Tema(s) Papel, artes gráficas
Broad subject area(s) Industrias y ocupaciones
Navegación por categoria(s) Printing, photography and photocopying industry
Polycyclic hydrocarbons
Aromatic hydrocarbons