Dust exposure and mortality in an American chrysotile asbestos friction products plant.

@article{McDonald1984DustEA,
  title={Dust exposure and mortality in an American chrysotile asbestos friction products plant.},
  author={A. David McDonald and JohnS. Fry and A J Woolley and J Corbett McDonald},
  journal={British journal of industrial medicine},
  year={1984},
  volume={41 2},
  pages={
          151-7
        }
}
Cohort studies in three American asbestos factories were undertaken to investigate the effect of fibre type and manufacturing process on lung cancer, mesothelioma, and asbestosis. Reports have been published on a chrysotile textile plant in South Carolina and a mainly textile plant in Pennsylvania, which also used amphiboles. In the third plant in Connecticut friction products and packings were made from chrysotile only. In a cohort of 3641 men employed for one month or more, 1938-58, 3513 (96… CONTINUE READING
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