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Mortality Among Workers Employed in the Titanium Dioxide Production Industry in Europe
AbstractObjectives: To assess the risk of lung cancer mortality related to occupational exposure to titanium dioxide (TiO2). Methods: A mortality follow-up study of 15,017 workers (14,331 men)Expand
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One hundred years of chromium and cancer: a review of epidemiological evidence and selected case reports.
  • S. Langård
  • Medicine
  • American journal of industrial medicine
  • 1990
The present review is motivated by the fact that 100 years have passed since the first cancer case in a chromium worker was reported in Scotland. Old and recent case reports and epidemiologicalExpand
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Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and Fatal Ischemic Heart Disease
Background: Several toxicologic and epidemiologic studies have produced evidence that occupational exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAH) is a risk factor for ischemic heart diseaseExpand
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Update of the Follow-Up of Mortality and Cancer Incidence among European Workers Employed in the Vinyl Chloride Industry
Although vinyl chloride is an established cause of liver angiosarcoma, the evidence is inconclusive on whether it also causes other neoplastic and nonneoplastic chronic liver diseases as well asExpand
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A collaborative study of cancer incidence and mortality among vinyl chloride workers.
A large European multicentric cohort study has been coordinated by the International Agency for Research on Cancer with the objectives of investigating the dose-response relationship between liverExpand
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Cancer mortality among European asphalt workers: an international epidemiological study. I. Results of the analysis based on job titles.
BACKGROUND Inhalation of bitumen fumes is potentially carcinogenic to humans. METHODS We conducted a study of 29,820 male workers exposed to bitumen in road paving, asphalt mixing and roofing,Expand
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A critique of benzene exposure in the general population.
Benzene risk assessment indicates that exposure to a time-weighted average (TWA) of 1-5 parts per million (ppm) benzene in ambient air for 40 years is associated with an increased risk of acuteExpand
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Cancer incidence of Nordic asphalt workers.
OBJECTIVES The aim of the study was to investigate cancer risk following employment in the asphalt industry. METHODS Cancer incidence was studied among 22 362 male asphalt workers employed for moreExpand
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A survey of respiratory symptoms and lung function in ferrochromium and ferrosilicon workers
  • S. Langård
  • Medicine
  • International archives of occupational and…
  • 1980
SummaryLung function and the prevalence of generalized obstructive lung diseases (GOLD) were studied in three groups of electrofurnace workers in a ferrochromium and ferrosilicon-producing plant.Expand
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Mortality from non-malignant diseases among male Norwegian asphalt workers.
BACKGROUND The possible associations between asphalt work and mortality from non-malignant diseases in a cohort of male Norwegian asphalt workers that formed part of the European asphalt workerExpand
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