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Document ID (ISN)57849
CIS number 92-554
ISSN - Serial title 0037-4504 - Sicher ist Sicher
Year 1991
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Wegner R.
Title Modern overalls are important - Lead hazard due to sandblasting operations
Original title Moderne Schutzanzüge sind wichtig - Bleigefährdung bei Strahlarbeiten [in German]
Bibliographic information Mar. 1991, Vol.42, No.3, p.132-134.
Abstract Cases of lead poisoning are described. They occurred among workers engaged in the sandblasting of bridge railings for corrosion protection. Blood lead levels and anamnestic details are presented. Blood lead levels reached 178µg/dL. Investigations of the causes led to untight protective clothing and sealing off of the work area to prevent environmental pollution.
Descriptors (primary) protective clothing; air purifying respirators; lead; sandblasting; bridge building; overalls; anamnesis
Descriptors (secondary) poisoning; case study; civil engineering; construction industry; toxic substances
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceGermany
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Protective clothing
Respiratory protection
Construction industry and civil engineering
Lead and compounds
Inorganic substances