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Document ID (ISN)105062
CIS number 06-529
Year 2004
Convention or series no. INRS ED 729
Title Wood dust
Original title Les poussières au coin du bois [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sécurité (INRS), 30, rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, 2nd ed. 2004. 6p. Illus.
Internet access$File/ed729.pdf [in French]
Abstract Illustrated pamphlet for use in training courses and aimed at workers in the woodworking industry. It describes the health hazards of wood dust, explains how to evaluate and control wood dust hazards and highlights the need for medical supervision. Includes a list of recognized occupational diseases caused by wood dust.
Descriptors (primary) dust control; wood dust; training material; woodworking industry; France
Descriptors (secondary) occupational diseases; respirable dust; safety guides; medical supervision; limitation of exposure
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Dust, aerosols and related diseases
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) OSH training
Woodworking industry
Lumber and the woodworking industry