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Document ID (ISN)64549
CIS number 95-1043
Year 1994
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Jost M., Hofer L.
Title Are photocopiers and laser printers dangerous to health?
Original title Sind Arbeiten mit Fotokopiergeräten und Laserdruckern gesundheitsgefährdend? [in German]
Les photocopieuses et les imprimantes laser présentent-elles un risque pour la santé? [in French]
Bibliographic information Schweizerische Unfallversicherungsanstalt, Postfach, 6002 Luzern, Switzerland, Medizinische Mitteilungen Nr. 66, Apr. 1994, p.4-9. 14 ref.
Abstract Review of the substances released and of the measures reported in the literature or carried out by the SUVA. The most frequent complaints were irritation of the mucous membranes of the eyes and upper respiratory tract, headaches and fatigue. Recommendations apply to premises, maintenance, enclosed systems, filters and medical control.
Descriptors (primary) ozone; lasers; duplicating; harmful substances; office work; printing inks
Descriptors (secondary) exposure evaluation; symptoms
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceSwitzerland
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Lasers
Office work
Printing, photography and photocopying industry
Inorganic substances