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Document ID (ISN)28985
CIS number 78-529
ISSN - Serial title 0025-7818 - Medicina del lavoro
Year 1977
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Gobbato F., Petronio L., Fiorito A.
Title Exhaust of welding gases and fumes in shipyards
Original title Osservazioni ed esperienze in tema di aspirazione dei gas e fumi di saldatura nei cantieri navali [in Italian]
Bibliographic information Jan.-Feb. 1977, Vol.68, No.1, p.22-37. Illus. 36 ref.
Abstract The concentrations and composition of the welding gases and fumes produced using various types of electrode are analysed. The occupational lung disease hazard is estimated on the basis of the cumulative effect of their constituents (which together are at 300% of exposure limits). The kinetics of welding fumes are examined and a section is devoted to prevention measures: general ventilation, exhaust ventilation at the source (mobile hood), personal protective equipment.
Descriptors (primary) shipyards; exhaust ventilation; welding fumes; arc welding and cutting
Descriptors (secondary) air-fed helmets; local exhaust; shipbuilding industry; mechanical ventilation; welding electrodes
Document type -
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Ventilation
Shipbuliding and ship repair
Welding and cutting