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Document ID (ISN)100389
CIS number 02-1169
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Title Occupational lead poisoning
Original title Le saturnisme professionnel [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut de SantÚ et de SÚcuritÚ au Travail, Bd. M. Khaznadar 5, 1007 Tunis, Tunisia, no date. 8p. Illus.
Abstract Lead poisoning is recognized in Tunisia as a compensable occupational disease. This leaflet highlights the occupations that present exposure hazards to lead and the clinical symptoms of lead poisoning. It offers practical guidance to technical and medical preventive measures, medical supervision, screening and the approach to be adopted by employers in case of lead poisoning.
Descriptors (primary) occupational diseases; Tunisia; training material; lead poisoning; lead
Descriptors (secondary) compensation of occupational diseases; responsibilities of employers; limitation of exposure; safety guides; job-exposure relation; medical supervision; health hazards
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceTunisia
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Lead and compounds
Inorganic substances