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According to the National Implementation Plan on persistent organic pollutants (POP) for the years 2004-2020 the situation on POP was actualised in Latvia. The aim of the study was to assess the contamination of breast milk with polychlorinated biphenyls (PCB), polychlorinated dibenzodioxins, dibenzofurans (PCDD/PCDF) and some pesticides. Breast feeding(More)
The concentration of manganese was determined in the work environment of eight enterprises by welding and metal processing (198 samples) as well as in biological samples (blood, hair) of workers (180 samples). Industrially exposed individuals had significantly higher levels of manganese in blood and hair than the control group--7.6 times higher in blood and(More)
There is a range of potential health hazards in hairdresser occupational environment, including biological, chemical, physical and ergonomic factors. Relations of hairdressers and customers are developing psycho emotional stress. The hairdressers are contacting with different chemicals (hair dyes, bleaching agents, permanent waves solutions, hair(More)
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