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ID (ISN) del documento62927
Número CIS 94-1759
ISSN - Título de la serie 0002-8894 - American Industrial Hygiene Association Journal
Año 1993
Número de serie
Autor(es) Jensen P.A., Todd W.F., Hart M.E., Mickelsen R.L., O'Brien D.M.
Título Evaluation and control of worker exposure to fungi in a beet sugar refinery
Información bibliográfica Dec. 1993, Vol.54, No.12, p.742-748. Illus. 27 ref.
Resumen A study of worker exposure to airborne fungi was undertaken in a sugar beet refinery (Michigan, USA) to evaluate the level of exposure and to determine if controls could be implemented that would lower these exposures. Two field surveys were conducted, the first during the sugar production campaign (January) and the second during postproduction cleanup and maintenance (June). This study showed high exposure of pulp pellet loaders and pellet silo workers to various species of aspergillus. Other fungal species that might pose a health hazard were detected. Exposures to fungi during the postproduction cleanup and maintenance phase were much higher than those measured during the production campaign. Engineering controls that would reduce employee exposure are discussed.
Descriptores (primarios) Estados Unidos; Michigan; champiñones; industria azucarera; valoración de la exposición; riesgos biológicos; limitación de la exposición
Descriptores (secundarios) mohos genero aspergillus; descripción del material; descripción del procedimiento; toma de muestras y análisis; mohos del genero penicillium
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaEstados Unidos
Tema(s) Sustancias tóxicas y peligrosas
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos biológicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Exposure evaluation
Industria alimentaria
Biological hazards