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Document ID (ISN)108175
CIS number 08-646
ISSN - Serial title 0007-9952 - Cahiers de notes documentaires - Hygiène et sécurité du travail
Year 2007
Convention or series no. INRS PR 31-209
Author(s) Chollot A.
Title Study of CMRs in hazardous waste
Original title Etude des composés CMR dans les déchets dangereux [in French]
Bibliographic information 4th Quarter 2007, No.209, p.73-88. Illus. 9 ref.
Internet access$File/pr31.pdf [in French]
Abstract This article presents the findings of a study on the exposure of waste disposal workers to carcinogens, mutagens and reprotoxic agents (CMRs). A first part describes the methodology used for the survey. Next, the results are presented in the form of tables and graphs. A final section outlines proposed operating procedures for improving protection against risks posed by CMRs, including the formalization of information transfer to the parties concerned.
Descriptors (primary) disposal of harmful waste; mutagens; exposure evaluation; carcinogens; antifertility effects
Descriptors (secondary) information dissemination; France; job-exposure relation; teratogenic effects; limitation of exposure
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Environmental pollution
Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Antifertility and prenatal effects
Waste collection and disposal
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Exposure evaluation