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Document ID (ISN)39170
CIS number 83-227
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Title Working conditions and their influence on the health of the expectant mother, the foetus and the breast-fed child
Original title Les conditions de travail et la santé de la travailleuse enceinte, de l'enfant à naître et de l'enfant allaité [in French]
Bibliographic information Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du Québec, Canada, 1982. 122p. 170 ref.
Abstract This guidance document is intended to pinpoint hazardous working conditions - in particular, the major chemical, physical, biological and ergonomic health hazards to which pregnant or nursing mothers may be exposed. Contents: socio-demographic survey of women in employment in the Province of Quebec; maternity and working conditions (difficulties in evaluating health hazards); list of principal hazards to the foetus (chemical substances, metals, physical agents); working conditions and pregnancy; effects of the mother's working conditions on breast-fed offspring.
Descriptors (primary) harmful physical agents; harmful substances; biological effects; expectant mothers; nursing mothers; genetic effects
Descriptors (secondary) ionizing radiation; mutagenic effects; noise; carcinogenic effects; pesticides; conditions of work; teratogenic effects; vibration
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Antifertility and prenatal effects