A Survey of Airborne and Skin Exposures to Chemicals in Footwear and Equipment Factories in Thailand

  title={A Survey of Airborne and Skin Exposures to Chemicals in Footwear and Equipment Factories in Thailand},
  author={Lori A. Todd and Kathleen Mottus and Gary J Mihlan},
  journal={Journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene},
  pages={169 - 181}
This research reports on a pilot industrial hygiene study that was performed at four footwear factories and two equipment factories in Thailand. Workers in these factories were exposed through inhalation and dermal contact to a large number of organic vapors from solvents and cements that were hand applied. In addition, these workers were exposed to highly toxic isocyanates primarily through the dermal route. A total of 286 personal air samples were obtained at the four footwear factories using… Expand
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