Absence and labour turnover in a foundry attributable to respiratory disease.

@article{Low1991AbsenceAL,
  title={Absence and labour turnover in a foundry attributable to respiratory disease.},
  author={I A Low and Charles Z. Mitchell},
  journal={The Journal of the Society of Occupational Medicine},
  year={1991},
  volume={41 4},
  pages={185-7}
}
A survey of foundry workers was undertaken to assess the effect of respiratory disease on both absence in the year prior to the survey and labour turnover since a cross-sectional study of respiratory morbidity five years previously. The presence of a wheeze, but not an objective disturbance of airway function, was predictive of absence. Those with… CONTINUE READING