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Document ID (ISN)76984
CIS number 01-1017
ISBN(s) 84-7425-571-6
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Gálvez Cervantes J., Martín Suárez V.
Title Risks in the automated processing of radiographic films - Advantages, disadvantages and control
Original title Riesgos en el procesado automático de películas radiográficas - ventajas, inconvenientes y control [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information Instituto Nacional de Seguridad e Higiene en el Trabajo, c/Torrelaguna 73, 28027 Madrid, Spain, 2000. 31p. Illus. 5 ref.
Abstract This booklet explains the various steps in the automated development of radiographic films, the advantages and disadvantages of this process, the risks to health (mainly eye and respiratory tract irritation, and respiratory disorders) as well as preventive measures to be implemented (ventilation, wearing of respirators). An appendix provides the classification and effects on health of the various chemicals used.
Descriptors (primary) Spain; photographic chemicals; training material; health hazards; radiography; limitation of exposure
Descriptors (secondary) irritants; potassium carbonate; silver bromide; hydroquinone; training manuals; safety guides; respiratory diseases
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceSpain
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) OSH training