|Document ID (ISN)||76194|
|Convention or series no.
||Hazard prevention and control in the work environment: Airborne dust
||World Health Organization, Distribution and Sales Service, 1211 Genève 27, Switzerland, 1999. 201p. Illus. Bibl.ref.
||Airborne contaminants are associated with a number of diseases. The aim of this document is to inform people about the prevention and control of dust in the work environment. Main topics covered: definition of dust; exposure types and diseases; dust control and management; exposure evaluation (sampling, measuring, exposure limits); control of dust sources (elimination, substitution); control of dust transmission; work practices, training and personal protective equipment; housekeeping; environmental protection; sources of information.
||airborne dust; health hazards; WHO; dust control
||poisoning; allergic respiratory disorders; byssinosis; suberosis; inhalation; skin absorption; infectious diseases; bagassosis; ischaemia; farmer's lung; pneumoconiosis; skin allergies; dust explosions; dust collectors; personal protective equipment; respirators; carcinogenic effects; determination in air; report
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||WHO|
||Dust, aerosols and related diseases
|Broad subject area(s)
||Bacterial and parasitic diseases