Cement dust exposure and acute lung function: A cross shift study

  title={Cement dust exposure and acute lung function: A cross shift study},
  author={Zeyede Kebede Zeleke and Bente Elisabeth Moen and Magne Br{\aa}tveit},
  booktitle={BMC pulmonary medicine},
BACKGROUND Few studies have been carried out on acute effects of cement dust exposure. This study is conducted to investigate the associations between current "total" dust exposure and acute respiratory symptoms and respiratory function among cement factory workers. METHODS A combined cross-sectional and cross-shift study was conducted in Dire Dawa cement factory in Ethiopia. 40 exposed production workers from the crusher and packing sections and 20 controls from the guards were included… CONTINUE READING
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