ILO Home
Go to the home page
Site map | Contact us Français | Español

CISDOC database

Document ID (ISN)43463
CIS number 85-566
ISSN - Serial title 0357-2579 - Teollisuusvakuutus - Industriförsäkring
Year 1983
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Kontio J.
Title Hot liquids and chemicals
Original title Kuumat nesteet ja kemikaalit [in Finnish]
Heta vätskor och kemikalier [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information 1983, No.3, p.16-19. Illus.
Abstract An introduction on the vulnerability of the skin to hot liquids and on the degrees of burn is followed by sections on prevention (use of protective equipment and clothing, checking for the presence of dangerous substances before repairing pipes and vessels, securing pipe ends with blanks, locking valves in the safe position, etc.), personal protective equipment and first aid measures (rapid cooling of victim with water at room temperature, local cooling of burns, flushing of eyes at weak water pressure, emergency treatment to prevent shock).
Descriptors (primary) hot substances; scalds; first aid; burns
Descriptors (secondary) personal protective equipment; emergency treatment
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Medicine, hygiene and first aid
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) First aid and emergency organization