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ID (ISN) del documento111599
Número CIS 11-0240
ISBN(s) 978-2-89631-540-6
Año 2011
Número de serie Etudes et Recherches Rapport - R-685
Autor(es) Vyskocil A., Leroux T., Truchon G., Lemay F., Gagnon F., Gendron M., Boudjerida A., El-Majidi N., Viau C.
Título Effect of chemical substances on hearing - Interactions with noise
Título original Effet des substances chimiques sur l'audition - Interactions avec le bruit [en francés]
Información bibliográfica Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail du Québec (IRSST), 505 boul. de Maisonneuve Ouest, Montreal (Quebec) H3A 3C2, Canada, 2011. v, 18p. Illus. 59 ref.
Acceso Internet R-685.pdf [en francés]
Resumen While noise is the main cause of occupational deafness, certain chemical substances can produce ototoxic effects that may make the ear more prone to acoustic assault, as opposed to noise alone. They are mainly solvents, asphyxiants, metals and pesticides, widespread in workplaces. In Quebec, over 400,000 workers are exposed to high noise levels, which raise concerns regarding the prevention of hearing impairments. This literature survey evaluated the effects of various chemical substances on hearing, and characterized the interactions between these chemical substances and noise at exposure levels respecting the current standards of the Occupational health and safety regulations. Strong interactions were found for toluene and carbon monoxide. Less solid evidence was found for other substances, with either lack of evidence or inconclusive results.
Descriptores (primarios) ruido; productos químicos; efectos ototóxicos; sinergismo
Descriptores (secundarios) óxido de carbono; tolueno; revisión bibliográfica; informe
Tipo de documento E - Libros, informes, actas
País / Estado o ProvinciaQuebec
Tema(s) Sustancias tóxicas y peligrosas
Ruido, audición, vibraciones
Patología profesional
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos químicos
Riesgos físicos
Medicina del trabajo, epidemiología
Navegación por categoria(s) Diseases of the nervous system
Carbon monoxide
Noise
Aromatic hydrocarbons