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Document ID (ISN)100677
CIS number 02-1731
ISSN - Serial title 0034-8732 - Prevención
Year 2002
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Velasco Ortega J., Martín Egurza M.
Title Evaluation of hygiene risks in quarries and cement plants: General aspects (II)
Original title Evaluación del riesgo higiénico en canteras y cementeras: aspectos generales (II) [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Oct.-Dec. 2002, No.162, p.8-21. Illus. 7 ref.
Abstract This sequel to the article analysed under CIS 02-1730, covers methods used in industrial hygiene to identify, evaluate and control the main health hazards resulting from exposure to chemical and physical agents during the various operations of open-air quarrying and cement manufacture. Contents: limiting the exposure to physical agents (noise, lighting, heat, ionizing radiation); legislation; medical supervision.
Descriptors (primary) harmful physical agents; occupational hygiene; quarrying industry; health hazards; cement industry
Descriptors (secondary) ionizing radiation; threshold limit values; lighting; heat; hazard evaluation; periodic medical examinations; noise
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Mines and quarries
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Cement and concrete
Mining and quarrying