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Relations of biomarkers of manganese exposure and neuropsychological effects among welders and ferroalloy smelters
The objective of present study was to assess relationship between biomarkers of Manganese (Mn) and neuropsychological effects. The study was carried out on 27 welders and 31 ferroalloy smelters asExpand
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Evaluation of workers' exposure to total, respirable and silica dust and the related health symptoms in Senjedak stone quarry, Iran.
The present research was conducted in a stone quarry of marble located in northeast of Iran. Time weighted average of total dust, respirable dust, and crystalline silica (alpha-quartz) concentrationExpand
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The influence of occupational heat exposure on cognitive performance and blood level of stress hormones: a field study report
Introduction. This article aimed to investigate the effect of heat stress on cognitive performance and the blood concentration of stress hormones among workers of a foundry plant. Methods. SeventyExpand
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Assessment of Welders Exposure to Carcinogen Metals from Manual Metal Arc Welding in Gas Transmission Pipelines, Iran
Background: Welding can produce dangerous fumes containing various metals especially carcinogenic ones. Occupational exposure to welding fumes is associated with lung cancer. Therefore, welders inExpand
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Occupational Exposure to Manganese‐containing Welding Fumes and Pulmonary Function Indices among Natural Gas Transmission Pipeline Welders
Occupational Exposure to Manganese‐containing Welding Fumes and Pulmonary Function Indices among Natural Gas Transmission Pipeline Welders: Hamid HASSANI, et al. Department of Occupational HealthExpand
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Optimization of Headspace Solid Phase Microextraction Procedure for Trace Analysis of Toluene
This study describes optimization of headspace solid phase microextraction followed by gas chromatography equipped with a flame ionization detector for toluene at trace level in spiked urine. TheExpand
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Application of Universal Thermal Climate Index (UTCI) for assessment of occupational heat stress in open-pit mines
The purpose of this article is to examine the applicability of Universal Thermal Climate Index (UTCI) index as an innovative index for evaluating of occupational heat stress in outdoor environments.Expand
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Evaluation of workers' exposure to dust, ammonia and endotoxin in poultry industries at the province of Isfahan, Iran.
This study was conducted to assess various environmental exposure measurements (total dust, ammonia and endotoxin) of poultry workers at the province of Isfahan, Iran. The results show that theExpand
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Evaluating Effects of Heat Stress on Cognitive Function among Workers in a Hot Industry.
BACKGROUND Heat stress, as one of the most common occupational health problems, can impair operators' cognitive processes. The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of thermal stress onExpand
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Weighting Criteria and Prioritizing of Heat stress indices in surface mining using a Delphi Technique and Fuzzy AHP-TOPSIS Method
BackgroundHeat stress as a physical harmful agent can increase the risk of health and safety problems in different workplaces such as mining. Although there are different indices to assess the heatExpand
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