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Document ID (ISN)104422
CIS number 05-639
ISSN - Serial title 0339-6517 - Documents pour le médecin du travail
Year 2005
Convention or series no. DMT 102TF140
Author(s) Richard C., Alary R., Delaunay C., Leprince A.
Title Occupational carbon monoxide poisonings: Results of a survey
Original title Intoxications oxycarbonées professionnelles: résultats d'une enquête [in French]
Bibliographic information 2nd Quarter 2005, No.102, p.191-213. 48 ref.
Internet access$FILE/tf140.pdf [in French]
Abstract The objective of this project was to analyse data on incidents of occupational carbon monoxide (CO) poisoning from the Paris police laboratory and from the medical literature. Topics covered: toxic effects of CO and diagnosis of CO poisoning; analysis of conditions leading to intoxication (type of equipment and fuel in use, type of work and workplace, ventilation); national and international statistics; preventive measures (occupational exposure limits).
Descriptors (primary) poisoning; carbon monoxide; analysis of accident causes; occupational accidents
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; literature survey; threshold limit values; ventilation; France; exhaust gases; diagnosis; legal aspects
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Accident research
Carbon monoxide
Inorganic substances