Can lung cancer risk among nickel refinery workers be explained by occupational exposures other than nickel?

@article{Grimsrud2005CanLC,
  title={Can lung cancer risk among nickel refinery workers be explained by occupational exposures other than nickel?},
  author={Tom K Grimsrud and Steinar R Berge and Tor Haldorsen and Aage Andersen},
  journal={Epidemiology},
  year={2005},
  volume={16 2},
  pages={146-54}
}
BACKGROUND Exposures in nickel refineries represent complex chemical mixtures, but only the effect of nickel has been evaluated quantitatively in epidemiologic studies of nickel workers. METHODS For a Norwegian refinery, time- and department-specific exposure estimates were developed for arsenic, sulfuric acid mists, and cobalt in air on the basis of personal measurements and chemical data on raw materials and process intermediates. Exposure to asbestos, as well as employment in high-risk… CONTINUE READING

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