Measurement of aerosol and particle size distribution in order to assess health damaging effects and filter system designs

Project No. BG18 #026

Status:

completed 03/1998

Aims:

Occupational respiratory tract diseases in cooks; calefaction in the kitchen leads to emissions of irritating substances, aerosols, carcinogenic substances. Goal: establishing the quantity distribution of the particles concerned in the air

Activities/Methods:

Cascade impactor

Publications:

Schuh, C.: Entwicklung eines Messverfahrens zur Bestimmung kurzzeitiger aliphatischer Aldehyde in Küchendämpfen und Expositionsmessungen in Küchen. Dissertation 1993

Last Update:

22-Aug-2000

Project

Research institution(s):
  • Forschungsgesellschaft für angewandte Systemsicherheit und Arbeitsmedizin
  • Mannheim
Branche(s):

food industry

Type of hazard:

dangerous substances

Catchwords:

Messverfahren, Exposition, Gefährdungsbeurteilung

Description, key words:

Dangerous substances in the air in the kitchen work place, particle size analysis