|Document ID (ISN)||77185|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1575-1392 - Prevención, trabajo y salud
|Convention or series no.
||Montero Simó R.
||Hygiene hazards in the jewellery sector
||Riesgos higiénicos en el sector de la joyería [in Spanish]|
||2001, No.12, p.18-24; 37-39. Illus. 15 ref.
||This article describes the steps involved in the manufacturing of precious-metal or costume jewellery and the chemicals used (metals in powder form, smoke and aerosols, acid salts and alkalis). The measures to be taken to limit exposure risks are described. Health hazards linked to chemicals used in jewellery manufacture are summarized in tabular form. Tables presenting threshold limit values for metals and chemicals used in jewellery manufacture are also included.
||occupational hygiene; metals; jewellery manufacture; health hazards; chemical products
||threshold limit values; irritants; carcinogens; local exhaust; skin absorption; asthma; sensitization; silicosis; limitation of exposure; chemical burns; neurological effects; nephrotoxic effects; metal fume fever
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Spain|
||Other industries and occupations
|Broad subject area(s)
||Glass, pottery and related materials