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UV radiation emitted by selected sources at work stands.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  11764858     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The paper presents the results of UV effective irradiance measurements at work stands for sources such as: welding arcs, gas blowpipes, exposure processes, printing machines and insecticide lamps. The irradiance measurements were performed using broad-band instruments with detector heads corrected to the Polish action spectra (erythematous and conjunctivitis). The obtained values of effective irradiance for the above sources ranged from 0.2 to 8,000 mW/m2. Safe exposure time corresponding to irradiance was calculated for the Polish threshold limit values. For welding processes the spectra of selected welding arcs are presented additionally. These spectra were measured using a fiber-optic spectrometer.
C Kozłowski
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  International journal of occupational medicine and environmental health     Volume:  14     ISSN:  1232-1087     ISO Abbreviation:  Int J Occup Med Environ Health     Publication Date:  2001  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2001-12-17     Completed Date:  2002-01-23     Revised Date:  2004-11-17    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9437093     Medline TA:  Int J Occup Med Environ Health     Country:  Poland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  287-92     Citation Subset:  IM    
Central Institute for Labour Protection, Warsaw, Poland.
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MeSH Terms
Environmental Monitoring
Occupational Exposure / adverse effects*
Occupational Health
Radiation Dosage
Radiation Monitoring / methods*
Risk Assessment
Sensitivity and Specificity
Ultraviolet Rays / adverse effects*

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