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Document ID (ISN)60541
CIS number 93-1309
ISSN - Serial title Cahiers de notes documentaires - Sécurité et hygiène du travail
Year 1992
Convention or series no. INRS ED 760
Title Guide to ventilation practice - 16. Denture manufacturing workshops
Original title Guide pratique de ventilation - 16. Ateliers de fabrication de prothèses dentaires [in French]
Bibliographic information 4th Quarter 1992, No.149, Note No.1894-149-92, p.437-454. Illus. 13 ref.
Abstract This guidance note highlights the different types of risk encountered in denture manufacturing workshops. Denture manufacturing techniques are described in detail, together with: the pollutants and associated pathologies; regulations and recommended limit values in France; risks associated with the different substances used (metals, resins or ceramics); workplace hazards. Risk prevention measures concern: elimination of pollutant emissions (workplace layout, choice of materials, products and techniques); exhaust and ventilation: local exhaust ventilation and inventory of the technical solutions for ventilation equipment for each workplace (preparation of plasters and coatings, preparation of ceramics, ovens, fusion and casting of alloys, removal from mould, sanding, wax modelling, finishing); exhaust ventilation network, fresh air input, exhaust and recycling of air extracted, general ventilation, inspection, maintenance and cleaning; personal protective equipment.
Descriptors (primary) threshold limit values; France; harmful substances; dental services; ventilation; exhaust ventilation; toxic substances
Descriptors (secondary) toxic effects; description of equipment; maintenance and repair; safety guides; TLV list; description of technique; data sheet; personal protective equipment
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Heating, ventilation and climate
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Occupational exposure limits
Health care services