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ID (ISN) del documento23587
Número CIS 75-1417
ISSN - Título de la serie 1775-8785 - Archives des maladies professionnelles
Año 1974
Número de serie
Autor(es) Gervais P., Langevin M.T., Gaultier M., Housset M., Boucker M., Mazurkiewicz S.
Título Maintaining normal cholinesterase activity, by means of modern preventive methods, in workers using insecticides - Possible consequences as regards compensation legislation
Título original Normalisation des cholinestérases chez des ouvriers désinsectiseurs par les méthodes modernes de prévention - Conséquences réglementaires possibles. [en francés]
Información bibliográfica Sep. 1974, Vol.35, No.9, p.789-796. 5 ref.
Resumen Several of a group of 26 workers using organophosphorus insecticides for treating trees, wooden beams and insect control in dwelling premises showed a falling-off in globular and plasma cholinesterase activity, without accompanying clinical signs. On the advice of the industrial physician the following preventive measures were adopted: fully protective work clothing (hood, mask, impermeable work suit closely fitting at wrists and ankles, special footwear); separate cloakrooms or vehicles for work clothes and off-duty clothes; etc. As a result of these measures cholinesterase levels returned to normal. Where the occupational health conditions are unsatisfactory, the authors recommend tests to determine cholinesterase levels once a month. Some comments are made on the desirability of amending the French legislation concerning compensation.
Descriptores (primarios) compuestos organofosforados; alteraciones enzimáticas; desinsectación; técnicas de higiene; insecticidas
Descriptores (secundarios) vigilancia de la colinesterasa; vestimentas de protección; equipo de protección individual; Francia; reparación de las enfermedades profesionales
Tipo de documento -
Tema(s) Patología profesional
Broad subject area(s)
Navegación por categoria(s) Blood diseases
Agricultural chemicals