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Document ID (ISN)61526
CIS number 94-141
Year 1993
Convention or series no. CNA 44021.f INSAI 44021.i SUVA 44021.d SUVA 44021.e
Author(s) Lehmann M.
Title Air humidification
Original title Luftbefeuchtung [in German]
Umidificazione dell'aria [in Italian]
Humidification de l'air [in French]
Bibliographic information SUVA, Arbeitssicherheit, Postfach, 6002 Luzern, Switzerland, Sep. 1993. 8p. Illus. 3 ref.
Abstract Some enterprises require the installation of humidification equipment because constant relative humidity is necessary in the production process. However, poorly or infrequently cleaned humidifiers can cause diseases, such as "humidifier fever" or "humidifier lung". This booklet describes measures for preventing these diseases.
Descriptors (primary) Switzerland; thermal comfort; respiratory diseases; training material; ventilation systems; air humidification; air conditioner disease
Descriptors (secondary) maintenance; data sheet; microbial pollution
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceSwitzerland
Subject(s) Heating, ventilation and climate
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Pneumoconioses
Heat and cold
Ventilation
Heating and air conditioning
OSH training