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Document ID (ISN)65814
CIS number 95-2092
ISSN - Serial title 0323-9179 - Problemi na higienata
Year 1995
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Mihajlova A., Zaprjanov Z., Antov G., Hristeva V., Muhtarova M., Černeva P., Hinkova L., Ivanovič E., Enev S., Todorova L., Izrael M., Georgieva R., Peneva V.
Title Assessing occupational hazards for workers in electric steel manufacture
Original title Ocenka na profesionalnija risk na rabotnicite ot elektrostomanodobiva [in Bulgarian]
Bibliographic information 1995, Vol.20, p.122-128. 12 ref.
Abstract These studies involved 105 workers in eight job groups, with an average age of 45 years and 5-10 years of special occupational experience at the "Electrosteel" works. Measurement of various factors in the work environment showed unfavorable microclimatic conditions, elevated equivalent levels of noise, excessive general and local vibration, and exposure to manganese aerosols, carbon monoxide and nitrogen oxides; some of the subjects had hepatic status and connective tissue abnormalities. Job groups found to be at risk were those of steel founders, crane workers and pourers. Summary in English.
Descriptors (primary) conditions of exposure; harmful physical agents; iron and steel industry; health hazards; biological hazards; hepatic disorders
Descriptors (secondary) manganese; carbon monoxide; noise; microclimate; nitrogen oxides; hazard evaluation; exposure tests; vibration
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceBulgaria
Subject(s) Metal production and metalworking
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Iron and steel industry
Biological hazards