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Document ID (ISN)110863
CIS number 10-0334
ISBN(s) 978-2-7389-1863-5 (fr); 978-2-7389-1864-2 (en)
Year 2010
Convention or series no. ED 4294 (fr) ED 4295 (en)
Author(s) Pimbert S.
Title Facts and figures 2009
Original title Faits et chiffres 2009 [in French]
Bibliographic information Institut national de recherche et de sÚcuritÚ, 30, rue Olivier-Noyer, 75680 Paris Cedex 14, France, 2010. 35p. Illus.
Internet access ED_4295.pdf [in English]
ED_4294.pdf [in French]
Abstract This report presents an overview of the Institute's activities during 2009 in the field of the prevention of occupational accidents and diseases, grouped under the ten following headings: occupational cancers; biological agents; low back pain; chemical exposure; psychosocial risks; nanotechnologies; work equipment and machinery; electromagnetic fields; ionising radiation; teaching OSH. The details of how the Institute is organised and of how it acts (assistance, training, research, information, public and international relations) make up the remainder of the publication. The main scientific research findings in 2009 are also summarized. In 2009, 121 studies were conducted by the scientific and technical divisions of INRS. In 2009, chemical hazards, including fields such as toxicology, metrology and process engineering, represented 36% of the research activity. Also, activity on nanoparticles increased markedly, with 10% of the total hours worked.
Descriptors (primary) France; public OSH institutions; research
Descriptors (secondary) non-ionizing radiation; electromagnetic fields; nanoparticles; machinery; cancer; toxicology; backache; psychology and sociology; safety and health engineering; safety and health training; chemical hazards; biological hazards; report of activities; nanotechnology
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Cancer and carcinogens
OSH training
Biological hazards
Electromagnetic fields
Non-ionizing radiation
Nanotechnology and nanoparticles