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Document ID (ISN)41938
CIS number 84-1149
ISSN - Serial title 1775-8785 - Archives des maladies professionnelles
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Seitz B., Saux M., Legrand F., Briotet A.
Title Sewer work
Original title Le travail dans les égouts [in French]
Bibliographic information 1982, Vol.43, No.8, p.649-652.
Abstract A study by occupational physicians of working conditions in sewers: description of tasks, hazards (falls, drowning, bites, poisoning by air and water pollution, microbial and parasitic infection, neuropsychic effects of underground work in confined spaces). Medical prevention involves adherence to the rules of good hygiene and the practice of vaccination. Safety rules must also be observed. Relevant French regulations and recommendations (including air and water sampling) are reviewed.
Descriptors (primary) harmful substances; work in sewers; work in confined spaces
Descriptors (secondary) poisoning; falls of persons; France; vaccination; infectious diseases; drowning; legislation; parasitic diseases
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Other industries and occupations
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Confined spaces
Bacterial and parasitic diseases