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ID (ISN) del documento62980
Número CIS 94-1726
ISSN - Título de la serie 1047-322X - Applied Occupational and Environmental Hygiene
Año 1993
Número de serie
Autor(es) Cartwright C.E., Breysse P.N., Booher L.
Título Magnetic field exposures in a petroleum refinery
Información bibliográfica June 1993, Vol.8, No.6, p.587-592. Illus. 9 ref.
Resumen Petroleum refinery workers were classified into groups based on the type of exposure sources and work conducted. Electricians were divided into three categories: high voltage electrical distribution (HVED) workers; low voltage electrical distribution (LVED) workers; and maintenance electricians (MNTE). A total of 48 individuals, 11 HVED electricians, 12 LVED electricians, 11 MNTE workers, and 14 controls were monitored for an 8-hour shift. Both the HVED and LVED groups were found to have average full-shift mean exposures slightly greater than 10 milligauss (mG). The MNTE group and the controls exhibited lower magnetic flux density exposures, with means between 2mG and 3mG. A special group of high voltage electricians were monitored during maintenance work on large current-limiting coils in the power distribution system. Individual full-shift magnetic field means ranged from 0.06 to 2.0 gauss (G), with an overall mean of 0.93G. Peak exposures ranged from 2.1 to 18G, with an average of 12.1G.
Descriptores (primarios) radiación no ionizante; campos electromagnéticos; trabajo en las instalaciones eléctricas; campos magnéticos; refino del petróleo
Descriptores (secundarios) muestreo individual; estudio del caso y testigo; valoración de la exposición
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaEstados Unidos
Tema(s) Química, hidrocarburos,plásticos, caucho
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos físicos
Navegación por categoria(s) Electricidad
Non-ionizing radiation
Petrochemical industry
Petroleum and natural gas industry
Electromagnetic fields