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  1. The role of containment systems in the safe working environment.

    Article - En anglais

    Many laboratories and production processes involve potentially pathogenic organisms or toxic chemicals that need to be handled in containment systems that provide a measurable level of operator protection.

    Biological sagety cabinets and fume cupboards are examples of containment equipment which can reduce operator exposure to such agents.

    Measurement of operator protection is vital in validating containment equipment, particularly in the contect of current standardisation initiatves and legilation within the EU.

    Mots-clés Pascal : Ecoulement laminaire, Laboratoire, Industrie, Système isolé, Agent biologique, Microorganisme recombinant, Risque, Exposition professionnelle, Sécurité travail, Prévention, Fumée, Composé chimique, Normalisation, Législation, Chambre stérile, Capteur fumée, Appareillage, Directive européenne, Union européenne, Evaluation performance

    Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Laminar flow, Laboratory, Industry, Isolated system, Biological agent, Recombinant microorganism, Risk, Occupational exposure, Work safety, Prevention, Fumes, Chemical compound, Standardization, Legislation, Sterile room, Fume catcher, Instrumentation, European directive, European Union, Performance evaluation

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    Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique

    Cote : 97-0425859

    Code Inist : 002B30B03. Création : 19/12/1997.