|Document ID (ISN)||107810|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0339-6517 - Documents pour le médecin du travail
|Convention or series no.
||DMT TR 39
||Non-infectious occupational respiratory diseases due to biological agents - Sector of waste collection, sorting and recovery
||Affections respiratoires professionnelles non infectieuses dues aux agents biologiques - Secteur des déchets: collecte, tri et valorisation [in French]|
||June 2007, No.110, p.229-236. Illus. 27 ref.
||http://www.dmt-prevention.fr/inrs-pub/inrs01.nsf/IntranetObject-accesParReference/TR%2039/$File/TR39.pdf [in French]
||This information sheet describes the main respiratory symptoms faced by workers involved in collecting and sorting household waste. These include hypersensitivity pneumopathy, organic dust toxic syndrome, ocular, nasal and bronchial irritation symptoms and chronic bronchitis. Prevention is based on avoiding the inhalation of dusts and microorganisms. It includes the design and layout of equipment, machinery and containers, ventilation of work premises, work organization and the use of personal protective equipment suited to the types of exposures and activities.
||refuse collection; respiratory diseases; garbage collectors and related labourers; waste disposal; biological hazards; separating, sorting
||compensation of occupational diseases; industrial physicians; bacterial toxins; equipment layout; aetiology; irritation; symptoms; organic dust; diagnosis; premises; ventilation; personal protective equipment; hypersensitivity; occupational medicine; data sheet; chronic bronchitis
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||France|
||Commerce, services, offices
|Broad subject area(s)
Occupational medicine, epidemiology
||Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Waste collection and disposal