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Document ID (ISN)38243
CIS number 82-1390
ISSN - Serial title 1775-8785 - Archives des maladies professionnelles
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Pham Q.T., Meyer Bisch C., Gaertner M., Mur J.M., Pierre F., Huez D.
Title Respiratory investigations on workers in a polyester-fibreglass car-body assembly plant
Original title Enquête respiratoire chez les ouvriers d'une usine de montage de carrosseries en fibres de verre-polyesters [in French]
Bibliographic information 1982, Vol.43, No.2, p.97-103. Illus. 20 ref.
Abstract Lung function testing of 203 workers trimming and painting polyester-fibreglass car bodies. Cases of bronchitis did not seem to be linked to occupational exposure. Findings included asthmatic signs and symptoms in workers exposed to polyurethane adhesives and paints and two-component polyester or epoxy resins, and functional disorders in smokers exposed to polyester-fibreglass dust and in persons doing painting and glueing work.
Descriptors (primary) glass fibre reinforced plastics; respiratory diseases; coachwork; painting; motor vehicle industry; respirable dust
Descriptors (secondary) epoxy resins; chronic bronchitis; polyesters; polyurethane; respiratory function tests; smoking; glass fibre; allergic asthma; adhesives; plastics
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Surface treatment
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Motor vehicle manufacturing industry