|Document ID (ISN)||108823|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1287-7778 - Prévention BTP
|Convention or series no.
||Solar radiation risks: A danger that is much underestimated in the construction sector
||Risque solaire: un danger largement sous-estimé dans le BTP [in French]|
||July-Aug. 2008, No.109, p.48-50. Illus.
||Skin cancers are increasingly frequent. Certain types of outdoor construction work such as roofing, carpentry and civil engineering are particularly at risk. This article describes the three types of skin cancer, discusses the basic precautions to be taken (wearing a T-shirt, a helmet and sunglasses) and comments a study carried out on solar radiation risks in the construction sector.
||solar radiation; France; risk factors; limitation of exposure; construction industry; skin cancer
||protective clothing; melanoma; skin creams; face and eye protection; hazard evaluation; exposure evaluation; outdoor work
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||France|
Heating, ventilation and climate
|Broad subject area(s)
Construction industry and civil engineering