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Document ID (ISN)77945
CIS number 02-360
ISSN - Serial title 1877-7856 - Encyclopédie médico-chirurgicale
Year 2001
Convention or series no. Fascicule 16-001-L-10
Author(s) Héry M., Mouton C., Falcy M.
Title Remediation of polluted industrial sites - Prevention of occupational hazards
Original title Réhabilitation de sites industriels pollués - Prévention des risques professionnels [in French]
Bibliographic information Toxicologie-Pathologie professionnelle, 3rd Quarter 2001, No.132, 4p. 5 ref.
Abstract For industrial hygienists, the remediation of polluted industrial sites is a complex activity. Indeed, workers may be exposed to a wide range of hazards during earthmoving construction work, in particular due to the use of equipment that can cause accidents and the risk of being buried, the presence of chemicals (with poisoning, fire, and explosion hazards), the use of noisy and vibrating equipment, etc. A systematic organization of the work and prevention measures is therefore necessary. Among other considerations, it must be based on a detailed risk assessment.
Descriptors (primary) France; environmental pollution; hazard evaluation; industrial waste
Descriptors (secondary) dangerous substances; landslides; noise; vibration; fire hazards; earthmoving equipment; explosion hazards; encyclopaedia; data sheet; industrial hygienists; toxic substances
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Environmental pollution
Risk evaluation