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Document ID (ISN)55106
CIS number 90-1929
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Heim T.
Title Inquiry into the negative impact on man and the environment of work in the graphic-arts industry
Original title Erhebung über Belastung von Mensch und Umwelt durch Tätigkeiten in der graphischen Industrie [in German]
Bibliographic information Schweizer Lithographenbund, Optingenstrasse 5, Postfach, 3000 Bern 25, Switzerland, Dec. 1990. 57p. Illus.
Abstract Results of a nationwide questionnaire survey conducted by consultants on behalf of the Swiss Lithographers' Union. Exposure and pollution data are broken down by operation or professional specialty. For the industry as a whole, the principal problems in decreasing order of importance are: odours in ambient (workplace) air, solvents in ambient air, special solid and liquid wastes, waste in general, dust in ambient air, wastewater, noise and odours in exhaust air. Summary in French.
Descriptors (primary) printing industry; Switzerland; noise; atmospheric pollution; organic solvents; industrial waste; sewage; dust
Descriptors (secondary) questionnaire survey; hazard evaluation
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceSwitzerland
Subject(s) Paper-making and printing
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Air pollution
Printing, photography and photocopying industry
Environmental pollution