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Document ID (ISN)70301
CIS number 97-1929
ISSN - Serial title 0373-1944 - Travail et sÚcuritÚ
Year 1997
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Dimerman S.
Title Asbestos removal: Workers under observation
Original title Retrait d'amiante: opÚrateurs sous surveillance [in French]
Bibliographic information Dec. 1997, No.567, p.38-42. Illus. 1 ref.
Abstract In order to evaluate the stress induced by the use of non-ventilated airtight workclothes, the laboratory of the environmental physiology service of the French National Research and Safety Institute (INRS) conducted a field study during asbestos removal operations. Measurement of cardiac and physiological stress enabled the formulation of proposed length of exposure. The importance of worker training in asbestos removal is emphasized, and a list of training organizations for this type of work is provided.
Descriptors (primary) protective clothing; asbestos; length of exposure; asbestos removal; conditions of work
Descriptors (secondary) France; thermal environment; pulse rate; vocational training
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Dust, aerosols and related diseases
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Asbestos
Protective clothing