A historical prospective mortality study of workers in copper and zinc refineries.

@article{Logue1982AHP,
  title={A historical prospective mortality study of workers in copper and zinc refineries.},
  author={James N Logue and M D Koontz and Michael A. W. Hattwick},
  journal={Journal of occupational medicine. : official publication of the Industrial Medical Association},
  year={1982},
  volume={24 5},
  pages={398-408}
}
Earlier health studies of workers in electrolytic refinery operations have raised concern that workers may experience excess morbidity and premature death as a result of hazardous occupational exposures. This study was designed to determine if the refinery operation is associated with any excess mortality patterns. A cohort of 4,802 male workers exposed for at least one year during 1946-1975 was assembled from nine U.S. zinc and copper refineries. Vital status was ascertained for 4,241 (88%) of… CONTINUE READING
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