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Document ID (ISN)29758
CIS number 78-1351
ISSN - Serial title 1775-8785 - Archives des maladies professionnelles
Year 1977
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Garnier R., Efthymiou M.L., Raix A., Proteau J., Fredy M., Lebon F.
Title Occupational hazards of toxic substances in research laboratories - Survey of a population of 2,010
Original title Les risques professionnels toxiques en laboratoire de recherche - Bilan sur 2.010 sujets. [in French]
Bibliographic information Dec. 1977, Vol.38, No.12, p.1020-1026.
Abstract This survey of poisoning hazards in university research laboratories (UniversitÚ de Paris VII) shows the extent of the chemical hazards from quite ordinary and frequently-used substances, the wide variety of hazards due to the juxtaposition of different laboratories, the existence of hazards due to the way universities are run (for instance, many of the laws and regulations concerning occupational safety and health do not apply in university laboratories), insufficient awareness of the hazards among research workers, and the necessity for appropriate legislation.
Descriptors (primary) laboratory work; hazard evaluation; chemical products; toxic substances
Descriptors (secondary) France; occupational health survey; information of personnel; role of management; safety rules; legislation
Document type -
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation