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Document ID (ISN)109650
CIS number 09-664
ISBN(s) 978-0-7176-6358-3
Year 2009
Convention or series no.
Author(s)
Health and Safety Executive
Title Bakers - Time to clear the air!
Bibliographic information HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, Apr. 2009. 8p. Illus. 1 ref.
Internet access http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/indg429.pdf [in English]
Abstract Aimed at bakers, this leaflet explains how flour dust can cause asthma. It describes in an illustrated form the main operations which cause flour dust to develop and how to protect oneself.
Descriptors (primary) bakery products industry; asthma; United Kingdom
Descriptors (secondary) airborne dust; flour; safety guides; safe working methods; limitation of exposure
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Food, beverage and tobacco industries
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Food industry
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)