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Occupational Medecine

The Occupational Health Nurse and risk assessment

Risk assessment for chemicals is a prerequisite to any risk prevention programme in general. It should lead to the construction of preventive actions plan in the Occupational Health Nurse’s project approach.

Carcinogens: Different classifications

Three main lists of internationally recognized carcinogens exist: those of IARC, of the ACGIH and of the European Union (CLP). It becomes thus difficult to find one?s way as a novice!

Endocrine disruptors

The endocrine system plays an essential part in the maintenance of the biological equilibriums that are necessary for life.