Resources found: 526

Sign and Symptoms of Pesticide Poisoning

Provides information on pesticide poisoning. It explains routes of exposure, toxicity, and signs and symptoms of various types of pesticides (fumigatants, rodenticides, wood preservatives, herbicides,...
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Resource added in: 21/02/2002
Available languages: English
Occupational Exposure, Occupational Diseases, Occupational Health, Workplace, Working Environment, Working Conditions, Chemical Industry, Chemical Compound Exposure, Chemical Industry, Pesticide Exposure, Pesticide Residues, Solvents, Poisoning, Rural Workers, Agriculture, Toxicology, Occupational risk, reposureposureposureposure, Occupational toxicology

Occupational Radiation Exposure at Commercial Nuclear Power Reactors and Other Facilities 2000

The report summarizes the 2000 occupational radiation exposure data maintained in the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission's Radiation Exposure Information Reporting system. Also summarized is the data ...
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Resource added in: 21/02/2002
Available languages: English
Radiation Dosage, Radiation Effects, Radiation Protection, Radiation Injuries, Radiodermatitis, Radiation Monitoring, Radiation Risks, Radiation Exposure Control, Radioactive Hazard Release, Occupational Exposure, Occupational Health, Workplace, Working Environment, Working Conditions, Toxicology, posureposureposure, Occupational risk, Occupational toxicology

Reports on Occupation Radiation Exposure in Canada

Provides an index to the annual reports of occupational exposure in Canada. This series of reports provides statistics on occupational radiation exposure of monitored workers in Canada. Previous issue...
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Resource added in: 21/02/2002
Available languages: English, French
Radiation Dosage, Radiation Effects, Radiation Protection, Radiation Injuries, Radiodermatitis, Radiation Monitoring, Radiation Exposure, Radiation Risks, Radiation Exposure Control, Radioactive Hazard Release, Occupational Exposure, Occupational Health, Working Conditions, Toxicology, Occupational risk, tonmentonmentonment, Occupational toxicology

Pesticide Safety Programs

The homepage of U.S EPA Pesticide Safety Programs. This site is intended for pesticide workers, health care providers and the general public by providing an introductory information and links to furth...
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Resource added in: 15/02/2002
Available languages: English, Spanish
Occupational Exposure, Occupational Health, Pesticide Exposure, Agriculture, Rural Workers, Occupational Health Program, Occupational Health Services, Safety Management, Toxicology, Occupational risk, Occupational toxicology

Tomato production in Brazil: Poor working conditions concerns and high residues threaten safety

A study of pesticide use on tomatoes in the Northern State of Pernambuco, Brazil, indicates high exposure to pesticide workers and poor application methods which threaten the ecology of the area. This...
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Resource added in: 15/02/2002
Available languages: English
Agriculture, Rural Workers, Pesticide Exposure, Pesticide Residues, Occupational Health, Workplace, Working Environment, Working Conditions, Toxicology, Occupational risk, Occupational toxicology

Preventing Silicosis Dealth in Construction Workers

This document provides background information on crystalline silica and the health effects of exposure. It describes six case reports of construction workers who have died or are suffering from silico...
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Resource added in: 07/02/2002
Available languages: English
Silicosis, Inhalation Exposure, 32400, Pneumoconiosis, Mining, Occupational Health, Workplace, Working Environment, Working Conditions, Chemical Industry, Chemical Compound Exposure, Lung Diseases, Obstructive, Respiratory Tract Diseases, Occupational Diseases, Toxicology, ureposureposureposure, Occupational Disease, Occupational risk, Occupational toxicology

Silicosis

WHO's Information Fact on Silicosis, provides an introduction, its health impact and concerns, prevention and WHO's reponse to this to the occupational disease.
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Resource added in: 07/02/2002
Available languages: English
Silicosis, Inhalation Exposure, 32400, Mining, Occupational Exposure, Workplace, Working Environment, Working Conditions, Chemical Industry, Chemical Compound Exposure, Toxicology, Occupational Disease, Occupational risk, hhealthhealthhealth, Occupational toxicology

Screening and surveillance of workers exposed to mineral dust

Provides definitions of screening and surveillance and describes the main elements of such programs, describes the practical aspects of screening and surveilance programmes to working populations expo...
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Resource added in: 06/02/2002
Available languages: English
Mining, Asbestos, Chemical Industry, Occupational Exposure, Occupational Health, Workplace, Working Environment, Working Conditions, 32400, Pneumoconiosis, Silicates, Occupational Diseases, Toxicology, Coal Mining Industry, ustrydustrydustry, Inhalant Exposure, Occupational risk, Occupational toxicology

Hazard Prevention and Control in the Work Environment: Airborne Dust

The different chapters of this document present: definitions illustrations of occupational exposure; principles for the recognition and evaluation; preventive principles and strategies; specific measu...
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Resource added in: 06/02/2002
Available languages: English
Industry, Occupational Exposure, Occupational Health, Workplace, Working Environment, Working Conditions, 32400, Pneumoconiosis, Silicates, Toxicology, Hazard, Inhalant Exposure, Occupational risk, Occupational toxicology

Environmental Health Criterial Series No. 203: Chrysotile Asbestos

Summary of physical and chemical properties, sources an levels of occupational and environmental exposure, and the result of asbestos inhilation to workers. Link to full text version is available (eng...
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Resource added in: 06/02/2002
Available languages: English, Spanish, French
Asbestos Industry, Occupational Exposure, Occupational Health, Workplace, Working Environment, Working Conditions, Chemical Industry, Toxicology, Occupational Disease, Occupational risk, Chemical Compound, Inhalant Exposure, Respiratory distress, Occupational toxicology