|Document ID (ISN)||100903|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1287-7778 - Prévention BTP
|Convention or series no.
||H2 F16 02
||Baud J.P., Pelé A., Letoublon M., Michel M.C.
||Injuries caused by work under hyperbaric conditions
||Lésions provoquées par des travaux en milieux hyperbares [in French]|
||Feb. 2002, No.38, p.33-40. Illus. 7 ref.
||Contents of this information sheet on occupational diseases caused by work under hyperbaric conditions: definitions; occupations and tasks exposed to this hazard (divers, excavations in compressed air environments, welding under hyperbaric atmospheres, controlling for leaks in the containment envelopes of nuclear reactors, work in immersed chambers); mechanisms of health effects (ear barotrauma, neurotoxicity and pulmonary toxicity of oxygen, decompression symptoms); medical supervision at work; treatment of decompression accidents by emergency recompression; prevention measures; regulations; glossary.
||hyperbaric pressure; occupational diseases; France; risk factors; construction industry; health hazards; diving
||neurotoxic effects; oxygen; diseases of nose and sinuses; statistical trends; barotrauma; lung diseases; limitation of exposure; legislation; inspection; leak detection; glossary; data sheet; welding and cutting; physiology; compensation of occupational diseases
||F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
|Country / State or Province||France|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Construction industry and civil engineering