Resources found: 22

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

The Asbestos Institute

The homepage for the Asbestos Institute provides information on asbestos, in your home, buidlings, as well as links to newsletters, publications, scientific reviews and a Safe Use manual.
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Resource added in: 28/01/2002
Available languages: French, English
Asbestos Industry, Asbestos, Occupational Exposure, Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Adult, Respiratory Hypersensitivity, Respiratory Insufficiency, Respiratory Tract Diseases, Signs and Symptoms, Respiratory, Airway Obstruction, Lung Diseases, Obstructive, Airway Resistance, Occupational Health, Workplace, Working Environment, Working Conditions, Toxicology, Inhalant Exposure, Occupational risk, Occupational toxicology

Guidelines for Working With Asbestos

This site is intended to provide general information to employers, workers, consultants, contractors and others concerned with the use, storage, handling, reduction and disposal of asbestos.
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Resource added in: 28/01/2002
Available languages: English
Asbestos Industry, Asbestos, Occupational Exposure, Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Adult, Respiratory Hypersensitivity, Respiratory Insufficiency, Respiratory Tract Diseases, Signs and Symptoms, Respiratory, Lung Diseases, Obstructive, Airway Resistance, Occupational Health, Workplace, Working Environment, Working Conditions, Toxicology, Inhalant Exposure, uctionuctionuction, Occupational risk, Occupational toxicology

Asbestos Disease in Brazil and the Building of Counter-Powers: A study of Health, Work and Gender

This research reveals the problems associated with the risks to workers and to the population of Brazil who are exposed to asbestos. Document in PDF, requiring Adobe Acrobat.
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Resource added in: 24/01/2002
Available languages: English
Environmental Exposure, Occupational Health, Workplace, Working Environment, Working Conditions, Inhalation Exposure, Asbestosis, Toxicology, Occupational risk, Occupational toxicology, Work and gender

Preventing Asthma and Death from Diisocyanate Exposure

Provides information about preventing adverse health effects from exposure to diisocyanates. Informations is directed to workers and employers, small businesses, physicians, and other health care prov...
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Resource added in: 24/01/2002
Available languages: English
Asthma, Occupational Exposure, Chemical Industry, Coal Mining, Occupational Health, Workplace, Working Environment, Inhalation Exposure, Dermatitis, Contact, Isocyanates, Toxicology, riskl riskl risk, Diisocyanate, Occupational toxicology

Haz-Map

A Relational Database of Hazardous Chemicals (industrial hygiene) and Occupational Diseases (epidemiology).Haz-Map is an occupational toxicology database designed for physicians, physician assistants,...
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Resource added in: 18/01/2002
Available languages: English
Occupational Health, Workplace, Working Environment, Occupational Medicine, Inhalation Exposure, Dermatitis, Contact, Occupational Diseases, Toxicology, Occupational risk, Occupational toxicology