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Document ID (ISN)20217
CIS number 74-217
ISSN - Serial title 0037-4512 - Sichere Arbeit
Year 1972
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Schńcke G., Essing H.G., Valentin H.
Title Occupational diseases in electroplating
Original title Berufskrankheiten in der Galvanotechnik [in German]
Bibliographic information Oct. 1972, Vol.25, No.3, p.14-17. 5 ref.
Abstract The article deals primarily with diseases occurring in the electroplating industry due to the use of hydrocyanic acid, cyanides and cyanic compounds, cadmium and its compounds, chromium and its compounds, mercury and its compounds, ammonia, nitric acid, solvents and nickel and its compounds. The major hazards are considered and the symptoms of poisoning produced by these compounds are outlined.
Descriptors (primary) electroplating; occupational diseases
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; cyano compounds; nickel; nitric acid; mercury; chromium; cyanides; hydrocyanic acid; solvents; cadmium; ammonia
Document type -
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Surface treatment