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Document ID (ISN)108846
CIS number 08-1288
ISSN - Serial title 0034-8732 - Prevención
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Tabasco Fernández M.
Title Ototoxicity in the world of work
Original title Ototoxicidad en el mundo laboral [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Jan.-Mar. 2007, No.179, p.40-51. Illus. 17 ref.
Internet access [in Spanish]
Abstract Based on the findings of a literature survey, this article discusses the main substances (chemicals, pharmaceuticals, solvents) that affect to the auditory health of the workers and their effects, and proposes preventive measures. The consequences of simultaneous exposure to noise and ototoxic substances are also discussed.
Descriptors (primary) toxic substances; chemical products; ototoxic effects; risk factors; hearing loss
Descriptors (secondary) pharmaceutical products; carbon monoxide; noise; synergism; solvents; limitation of exposure; hydrocyanic acid
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Chemical safety
Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the ear and hearing damage