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Document ID (ISN)110611
CIS number 10-0242
ISSN - Serial title 0376-9410 - IZA - Sicherheit und Gesundheit
Year 2010
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Binkert L.
Title Refresher training on asbestos and occupational
Original title Fortbildung Asbest Arbeitsmedizin [in German]
Formation continue sur le thème de l'amiante et de la médecine du travail [in French]
Bibliographic information 2010, No.4, p.6-8. Illus.
Abstract Review of the communications presented at a refresher training seminar on asbestos and occupational medicine. Main topics addressed: occupational diseases due to asbestos; statistical trends of mesothelioma over the past 20 years in Switzerland and forecasts; cost of occupational diseases due to asbestos; types of asbestos and their hazards; early screening; histological, immunohistochemical and radiological diagnosis; awareness and preventive measures; addressing the issue of asbestos in vocational training.
Descriptors (primary) asbestos; occupational diseases; mesothelioma; refresher training; risk factors
Descriptors (secondary) Belgium; Switzerland; Germany; carcinogens; asbestos removal; diagnosis; pleural calcification; histology; chest radiography; information dissemination; economic aspects; statistical trends; conference
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Cement and concrete
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Cancer and carcinogens
Economic aspects