|Document ID (ISN)||100392|
|Convention or series no.
||INRS ED 5015
||Courtois B., Lafon D., Moineau J.P., Dornier G.
||What we know about cement today
||Le point des connaissances sur les ciments [in French]|
||Institut national de recherche et de sÚcuritÚ, 30 rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, 2002. 4p. Illus. 4 ref.
||Although statistics have shown a decline during the last 40 years, cement remains the prime cause of occupational contact dermatitis among workers in the building and construction industry. Contents of this information sheet: cement manufacturing processes; risks for humans (skin damage, eye damage, other diseases); preventive measures (gloves, protective creams, reduction by ferrous sulfate of the chromium VI contained in cement and primarily responsible for contact dermatitis); legal aspects.
||France; skin diseases; health hazards; construction industry; cement
||protective gloves; irritants; legal aspects; ferrous sulfate; European Communities; barrier creams; conjunctivitis; substitution; chromium and compounds; directive; data sheet; eczema
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||France|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)
Cement and concrete
Construction industry and civil engineering