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Document ID (ISN)107869
CIS number 08-406
ISSN - Serial title 1287-7778 - Prévention BTP
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Claude P.
Title Wood: How to avoid dust inhalation
Original title Bois: comment éviter l'inhalation de poussières [in French]
Bibliographic information Mar. 2007, No.94, p.38-47. Illus.
Abstract Topics addressed in this collection of articles on the risks related to the inhalation of wood dust in woodworking shops (conjunctivitis, rhinitis, asthma, respiratory syndrome, pulmonary fibrosis, eczema, ethmoid and facial sinus cancer); medical supervision of exposure to wood dust; collection of dust at the source by means of local exhaust ventilation; experience of a woodworking shop having recently installed a local exhaust ventilation system.
Descriptors (primary) wood dust; local exhaust; respirable dust; woodworking industry; ventilation systems; health hazards; risk factors; limitation of exposure
Descriptors (secondary) description of equipment; rhinitis; diseases of nose and sinuses; dyspnoea; cancer; pulmonary fibrosis; eczema; conjunctivitis; asthma
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Woodworking industry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Ventilation
Woodworking industry
Lumber and the woodworking industry