An update of mortality among chemical workers exposed to benzene.

  title={An update of mortality among chemical workers exposed to benzene.},
  author={G. G. Bond and Edward A. McLaren and Cynthia L. Baldwin and Ralph R. Cook},
  journal={British journal of industrial medicine},
  volume={43 10},
Mortality was updated to the end of 1982 for 594 employees exposed to benzene who had been studied previously and for an additional 362 exposed workers not studied previously. Cause specific mortality comparisons were made using United States white male, age, and calendar year adjusted rates. Total mortality was observed to have been significantly below expectation, and this was particularly evident for deaths from accidental causes. Mortality from skin cancer was significantly raised, although… CONTINUE READING

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