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Document ID (ISN)21239
CIS number 74-1467
Year 1973
Convention or series no.
Title Proceedings of the Symposium on the assessment of exposure and risk.
Bibliographic information Research Panel, Society of Occupational Medicine, Royal College of Physicians, Regent's Park, London N.W.1, United Kingdom, July 1973. 169p. Illus. 155 ref. Price: ú1.50.
Abstract The proceedings of this symposium held in London on 23-24 Nov. 1972 comprise 9 papers dealing with measurable or identifiable pathological effects of a chemical or physical agent, quantitative assessment of hazards of chemical carcinogens and of risk of occupational deafness, problems in establishing aetiology of disease in the cases of bladder cancer and cancer in connection with asbestos exposure, and with medico-legal consequences and assessment of compensation. The discussions are summarised.
Descriptors (primary) United Kingdom; occupational medicine; exposure evaluation; hazard evaluation
Descriptors (secondary) ionizing radiation; conference; carcinogens; leukaemia; occupational diseases; carbon monoxide; noise; lead; asbestos; bladder tumour; pleural mesothelioma; lung cancer; dust; diagnosis; hearing loss; statistics; epidemiologic study; fatalities; permissible radiation doses; workmen's compensation; sulfur dioxide; occupational accidents
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation
Exposure evaluation