A review of mortality associated with elongate mineral particle (EMP) exposure in occupational epidemiology studies of gold, talc, and taconite mining.


BACKGROUND Mining of gold, taconite, and talc may involve exposure to elongate mineral particles (EMP). The involved EMPs are typically non-asbestiform, include dimensions that regulatory definitions exclude, and have been less studied. METHODS A review of the literature was undertaken for this exposure and occupational epidemiological studies that occur… (More)
DOI: 10.1002/ajim.22641


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