|Document ID (ISN)||108834|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1287-7778 - Prévention BTP
|Convention or series no.
||Asbestos hazards: Construction sector workers on the front line
||Risque amiante: les professionnels du BTP en première ligne [in French]|
||Apr. 2008, No.106, p.48-51. Illus.
||Topics addressed in this article on the prevention of occupational hazards due to asbestos in the construction sector: jobs exposed to hazards; data on the number of exposed workers in France, cases of compensated occupational diseases and fatalities caused by asbestos; personal protective equipment; diseases caused by asbestos (asbestosis; pleural plaques; bronchopulmonary cancers, mesothelioma); account of a retired electrician suffering from pleural lesions and asbestosis; viewpoint of an asbestos victims' defense association.
||France; asbestos; construction sites; risk factors; exposure evaluation; construction industry; health hazards; hazard evaluation
||mesothelioma; compensation of occupational diseases; pleural thickening; bronchial cancer; safe working methods; asbestosis; suppression of airborne dust; limitation of exposure; personal protective equipment; lung cancer
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||France|
|Broad subject area(s)
Construction industry and civil engineering