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Document ID (ISN)78686
CIS number 02-840
ISSN - Serial title 0300-0559 - Revue de médecine du travail
Year 2000
Convention or series no.
Title Analysis of chemical hazards associated with the use of resins during the laying of floorcovering
Original title Analyse des risques chimiques dans la mise en œuvre des résines lors de l'application de revêtements de sols [in French]
Bibliographic information Mar.-Apr. 2000, Vol.XXVII, No.2, p.101-112.
Abstract The use of chemicals in the construction industry can cause risks to health and give rise to fire and explosion hazards, both for workers and neighbouring populations. This article presents a questionnaire aimed at SMEs in the construction industry, aimed at helping them to identify hazards resulting from the use of resins during the laying of floorcovering, and to implement appropriate preventive measures with the help of the occupational physician.
Descriptors (primary) organic polymers; small enterprises; flooring; building industry; floor laying; hazard evaluation; construction sites
Descriptors (secondary) surface coating; check lists; polyurethanes; polyacrylates; fire hazards; symptoms; emulsions; adhesives; solvents; explosion hazards; exposure evaluation; personal protective equipment; health hazards; industrial physicians; epoxy resins
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Construction industry
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Small and medium-sized enterprises
Construction industry and civil engineering
Risk evaluation