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Recommended health-based occupational exposure limits for selected vegetable dusts.

Recommended health-based occupational exposure limits for selected vegetable dusts.

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Published by World Health Organization in Geneva .
Written in English


Edition Notes

SeriesWHO Technical Report Series -- 684
ContributionsWorld Health Organization.
The Physical Object
Pagination78p.p.
Number of Pages78
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL18137578M


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Report of the WHO Study Group on Recommended Health-Based Occupational Exposure Limits for Selected Vegetable Dusts (Cotton, Flax, and Soft Hemp) which met in Geneva, MarchDescription: 78 pages. Series Title: Technical report series (World Health Organization), This booklet contains an admirably clear, major review of byssinosis, a bibliography of references and appendices on questionnaires and lung-function testing.

Other diseases caused by vegetable dusts and other vegetable dusts than cotton, flax and soft hemp are mentioned only briefly, without recommendations for their control, because scientific information pertinent to exposure limits is. Author(s): WHO Study Group on Recommended Health-Based Occupational Exposure Limits for Selected Vegetable Dusts (Cotton, Flax, and Soft Hemp) Title(s): Recommended health-based occupational exposure limits for selected vegetable dusts: report of a WHO study group.

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Exposure to vegetable dusts is probable in many industrial and agricultural industries. The aim of this study was to investigate the relation between exposure to tobacco dusts and lung capacities.

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Vegetable Dusts. In: Recommended Health-based Occupational Exposure Limits for Selected Vegetable Dusts. Geneva. WHO, pp: 4. Post W, Heederik D, Houba R. Decline in lung function related to exposure and selection processes among workers in the grain processing and animal feed industry.

Occupational and Environmental Medicine. Available Interventions for Prevention of Cotton Dust-Associated Lung Diseases Among Textile Workers.

Vegetable T extile Dusts. based occupational exposure limits for selected vegetable. Various types of Occupational Exposure Limits (OELs) have been established by a number of organizations, and are listed on many of OSHA’s Safety and Health webpages on chemical hazards and toxic substances.

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dusts. Report of a WHO study group. Geneva: WHO. Occupational Exposure Limits (OELs) In order to control toxic effects in workplaces the commonest strategy is to define Occupational Exposure Limits (OELs). OELs are based on the best available information from industrial experience, from experimental laboratory studies and from accidents.

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