|Document ID (ISN)||78586|
|ISSN - Serial title
||1287-7778 - Prévention BTP
|Convention or series no.
||Fiche de sécurité H2 F23 01 - Tableau n°64
||Boulat J.F., Gucève L., Pelé A., Michel M.C.
||Occupational carbon monoxide poisoning
||Intoxication professionnelle par l'oxyde de carbone [in French]|
||Dec. 2001, No.36, p.33-40. Illus. 16 ref.
||Carbon monoxide (CO) is a highly dangerous gas capable of causing death in a few seconds. During 1997, there were 106 occupational accidents in France involving a loss of work time following acute CO poisoning. Contents of this review article on CO poisoning at work: definition of the hazard; conditions of exposure, in particular in the construction industry; pathophysiological mechanisms; preventive measures; trends in the number of cases of occupational diseases due to CO; French and European regulations.
||occupational diseases; carbon monoxide; medical treatment; chronic toxicity; risk factors; toxic substances
||toxic effects; poisoning; acute poisoning; legal aspects; France; job-exposure relation; pathology; symptoms; diagnosis; carboxyhaemoglobin level; European Communities
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||France|
||Toxic and dangerous substances
|Broad subject area(s)