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Document ID (ISN)77622
CIS number 01-1703
ISSN - Serial title 0339-6517 - Documents pour le médecin du travail
Year 1999
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Leprince A., Falcy M., Le Bâcle C., Meyer J.P.
Title Fertility, pregnancy and occupational hazards
Original title Fécondité, grossesse et risques professionnels [in French]
Bibliographic information 1st Quarter 1999, No.77, p.21-33.
Abstract This article consists of the highlights of papers presented during a one-day seminar on occupational hazards for fertility and pregnancy held in Strasbourg (France) on 24 June 1998. Topics covered include: occupational hazards from conception to puberty; managing chemical hazards in the enterprise; other hazards (teratogenic effects of ionizing radiation, infectious diseases, physical and mental strain); description of the collaboration between the French National Research and Safety Institute (INRS) and the information centre on teratogenic agents as an example of preventive vigilance.
Descriptors (primary) antifertility effects; young persons; expectant mothers; risk factors
Descriptors (secondary) ionizing radiation; dangerous substances; public OSH institutions; France; conference; physical workload; mental workload; mental stress; teratogenic effects; infectious diseases
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Generalities
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Antifertility and prenatal effects
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures
Bacterial and parasitic diseases