Thu Dau Mot University Journal of Science

Assessment of the effects of organic solvent to the health of workers in Printer - case study of Fuji Seal Vietnam Company, in VSIP II industrial park, Binh Duong province

By Trương Quốc Minh, Nguyễn Hiền Thân
DOI: 10.37550/tdmu.EJS/2020.01.003


The study was conducted at Fuji Seal Vietnam Co., Ltd. to examine the exposure and health risks of workers working in the printing and ink phase area when exposed to solvent vapor through the respiratory apparatus Toluene, Methyl Ethyl Ketone, Ethyl Acetate, Isopropyl Acohol. The results show that: During the monitoring period from July to November 2016, the amount of solvent vapor in the printing area and ink phase is quite high, at the highest Toluene printing area, it was 2.63 times higher than the standard equal to the health risk HQ male is 2.61 and HQ female is 3.37; Ethyl Acetate exceeded the highest of 4.34 times equal to the male HQ risk ratio of 4.29 and female HQ equal to 5.53; MEK exceeds 8.43 times equal to the health risk HQ male is 8.36 and HQ female is 10.79; Isopropyl Acohol exceeds 8.4 times equal to the health risk HQ male is 8.33 and HQ female is 10.75; At the inking area, MEK exceeds 8.43 times equal to the health risk HQ male is 8.36 and HQ female is 10.79. From the calculated data - analysis, found that the health of workers working in the printing and inking areas had high risks, the ability of workers suffering from diseases such as he dache, dizziness, skin damage,... and especially respiratory failure.

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Thu Dau Mot University, Viet Nam

Honorary Editor-in-Chief and Chairman of the Editorial Board

Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Van Hiep

Deputy Editor-in-Chief

PhD. Trần Hạnh Minh Phương
Thu Dau Mot University

Editorial Board

Prof. Tran Van Doan
Fujen University, Taiwan
Prof. Zafar Uddin Ahmed
Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City

Prof.Dr. Phillip G.Cerny
The University of Manchester, United Kingdom
Prof. Ngo Van Le
University of Social Sciences and Humanities (VNU-HCM)

Prof. Bui The Cuong
Southern Institute of Social Sciences​​​​​​​
Prof. Le Quang Tri
Can Tho University

Assoc. Prof. Nguyen Van Duc
Animal Husbandry Association of Vietnam
Assoc. Prof. Ted Yuchung Liu
National Pingtung University, Taiwan

PhD. Anita Doraisami
Economics Monash University, Australia
Prof. Dr. Andrew Seddon
Asia Pacific University of Technology & innovation (APU)

Assoc. Prof. Le Tuan Anh
Thu Dau Mot University
Prof. Abtar Darshan Singh
Asia Pacific University, Malaysia

Prof.Dr. Ron W.Edwards
The University of Melbourne, Australia
Assoc. Prof. Hoang Xuan Nien
Thu Dau Mot University

PhD. Nguyen Duc Nghia
Vietnam National University Ho Chi Minh City
PhD. Bao Dat
Monash University (Australia)

PhD. Raqib Chowdhury
Monash University (Australia)
PhD. Nguyen Hoang Tuan
Thu Dau Mot University

PhD. Nguyen Thi Lien Thuong
Thu Dau Mot University


Nguyen Thi Man
Thu Dau Mot University