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Document ID (ISN)62185
CIS number 94-938
ISSN - Serial title 0958-479X - Safety and Health Practitioner
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hayes M.
Title Teaching dust
Bibliographic information Jan. 1994, Vol.12, No.1, p.23-27. Illus. 6 ref.
Abstract The role of dusts in respiratory disease is reviewed and problems associated with the wide range of dusts found in teaching establishments are discussed. Dust generating activities are carried out at many further and higher education institutions. The risk potential of a dust to the health of an individual depends on many factors including the nature, composition and concentration of the dust, size of the dust particle, period of exposure and the response of the individual. Tables show the adverse effects associated with certain dusts and mortality values for deaths due to various respiratory diseases.
Descriptors (primary) respiratory diseases; educational institutions; respirable dust; dust
Descriptors (secondary) extrinsic allergic alveolitis; mortality; chemical pneumonitis; pneumoconiosis; pathogenesis; statistics; health hazards; classification systems; asbestosis
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Dust, aerosols and related diseases
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Teaching and educational institutions
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)