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Rock drills used in South African mines: a comparative study of noise and vibration levels.
- J. I. Phillips, P. Heyns, G. Nelson
- Engineering, Medicine
- The Annals of occupational hygiene
- 1 April 2007
OBJECTIVES To compare the noise and vibration levels associated with three hand-held rock drills (pneumatic, hydraulic and electric) currently used in South African mines, and a prototype… Expand
Pulmonary and systemic toxicity following exposure to nickel nanoparticles.
- J. I. Phillips, F. Green, J. Davies, J. Murray
- American journal of industrial medicine
- 1 August 2010
Nanoparticles are being used in ever increasing numbers in a range of industrial and medical products. Questions surrounding their potential to cause toxic effects in humans have been raised.… Expand
Asbestos lung fibre concentrations in South African chrysotile mine workers.
- D. Rees, J. I. Phillips, E. Garton, F. Pooley
- Medicine, Environmental Science
- The Annals of occupational hygiene
- 1 August 2001
Mesothelioma has not been found in South African chrysotile miners and millers despite decades of producing about 100000 tons of the mineral per year. One possible explanation for the scarcity or… Expand
Mineralogy and Malignant Mesothelioma: The South African Experience
South Africa is a uniquely mineral rich country. Of the six types of asbestiform minerals found in the country, three, namely crocidolite, amosite and chrysotile were mined and milled on a large… Expand
Ochronosis in Black South Africans Who Used Skin Lighteners
- J. I. Phillips, C. Isaacson, H. Carman
- The American Journal of dermatopathology
- 1 February 1986
Skin-lightening preparations containing hydroquinone are used extensively by black South Africans. In some instances these preparations produce severe and irreversible cutaneous damage. Clinically,… Expand
The occurrence and distribution of haemoglobin in the entosymbiotic rhabdocoel Paravortex scrobiculariae (Graff) (Platyhelminthes: Turbellaria)
- J. I. Phillips
1. 1. The occurrence of haemoglobin in the entosymbiotic turbellarian Paravortex scobiculariae has been demonstrated. 2. 2. The haemoglobin occurs intracellularly in the mesenchyme, around the… Expand
Death following exposure to fine particulate nickel from a metal arc process.
A man was taken ill suddenly while spraying nickel using a thermal arc process. He was relieved of his duties and sent home. His condition deteriorated and he was admitted to hospital with a… Expand
Evaluation of the deposition, translocation and pathological response of brake dust with and without added chrysotile in comparison to crocidolite asbestos following short-term inhalation: interim…
- D. Bernstein, R. Rogers, +4 authors J. I. Phillips
- Chemistry, Medicine
- Toxicology and applied pharmacology
- 1 April 2014
Chrysotile has been frequently used in the past in manufacturing brakes and continues to be used in brakes in many countries. This study was designed to provide an understanding of the biokinetics… Expand
Myocardial infarction associated with Chlamydia pneumoniae.
- J. I. Phillips, A. Shor, J. Murray, G. Ong, D. Taylor&hypen;Robinson
- Cardiovascular journal of South Africa : official…
- 1 February 2000
A 39-year-old black South African man with no recognised risk factors for coronary hart disease (CHD) except hypertension, died of a myocardial infarct (MI). The case was unusual because although… Expand
Association between Chlamydia pneumoniae and atherosclerotic lesions.
There can no longer be any doubt that viable Chlamydia pneumoniae organisms are present in atherosclerotic lesions. Indeed, the endovascular presence of C. pneumoniae in coronary artery disease (CAD)… Expand