TOXICOLOGY is a science that studies toxics (or poisons) and its consequences in the human organism.
All substance, natural or synthetic, is considered "toxic", that penetrates in the organism for ingestion, inhalation or absorbed by the skin, causing damages or fatal effect. The action of the toxicology is of character to multidiscipline and the occupational toxicology specifically searchs the evaluation of the exposition of the workers to toxic substances in the workstations.
TOXNET - OCCUPATIONAL TOXICOLOGY is a thematic site of reference specialized in toxicology at work.
It is destined to the tóxicologists and occupational hygienists, biochemists, chemistries, doctors, engineers, technician and workers in general.


Carlos Roberto Miranda

Physician Specialist in Occupational Medicine. Master in Community Health (UFBA). Fiscal Auditor of the Work (MTE). Author of the book Introduction to the Health in the Work (Ed. Atheneu, 1998 - 4º ed. e-book, 2006). Publisher of the Digital Enciclopedia Safety and Health in the Work (1º Ed. e-book, 2008).



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