THE OCCUPATIONAL CANCERS, DISEASES TO BE REPORTED
Even today, very few occupational cancers are recognized and compensated as such. What are the occupations that expose the most to carcinogens? What are these carcinogens by type of occupation? And finally, why is it important to declare an occupational disease?
What professions for which carcinogens?
It is estimated, from 5 to 10% of cancers have an occupational origin. If we can all be occupationally exposed to carcinogens, people who exercise are more crafts. Chemical, petrochemical, metallurgical plant: It dyes, glass, ceramics, plastics, rubber, leather tanning, textile, food agricultural and wine ... Medium: arsenical insecticides, organochlorine or organophosphate, arsenical fungicides, herbicides, phenoxyacetic acids and Construction ... Auto Repairing: asbestos, benzene, mineral oil, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, diesel particulate emissions, trichlorethylene ... Dry cleaning: perchlorethylene ... Building: asbestos, silica, mineral oils, soot, hexavalent chromium, formaldehyde, tar, lead derivatives, welding fumes ... Waste treatment: dioxins, cadmium, lead compounds ... Woodworking: dust bois. Personnel health researchers: ionizing radiation, UV, certain viruses, formaldehyde, derivatives of chromium, nickel derivatives Construction ... and ship repair, maintenance of machinery and premises, asbestos, welding fumes ... Plumbers, heating engineers, electricians, etc.: : Amiante.Peintres: silica, lead compounds and trichlorethylene, asbestos ... Manufacture of materials containing asbestos: brake pads, asbestos-cement ...