[Mortality study in a cohort of workers employed in a plant producing sulphuric acid ].

@article{Pesatori2006MortalitySI,
  title={[Mortality study in a cohort of workers employed in a plant producing sulphuric acid ].},
  author={Angela Cecilia Pesatori and Dario Consonni and Maurizia Rubagotti and Matteo Bonzini and Piera Catalano and Pier Alberto Bertazzi},
  journal={La Medicina del lavoro},
  year={2006},
  volume={97 6},
  pages={735-48}
}
BACKGROUND In 1992, the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) classified sulphuric acid mists as human carcinogen, based primarily on human data showing increased risk for larynx cancer. Uncertainties still exist about other respiratory cancers. OBJECTIVES We carried out a historical mortality study among workers ofa plant producing sulphuric acid in Tuscany, Italy. METHODS We reconstructed a cohort of 1372 male and 37female workers with at least one year of employment at the… CONTINUE READING