Exposure Assessment for a Study of Workers Exposed to Acrylonitrile

  title={Exposure Assessment for a Study of Workers Exposed to Acrylonitrile},
  author={Patricia Ann Stewart and Dennis D Zaebst and John N Zey and Robert Herrick and Mustafa Dosemeci and Richard Hornung and Thomas F Bloom and Linda M. Pottern and Barry A. Miller and Aaron Blair},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health},
  volume={24 Suppl 2},
Procedures used to develop estimates of exposure to acrylonitrile for a cohort study (>25000 workers in 8 monomer, fiber, and resin companies from 1952 to 1983) are presented. Visits to the companies were made, interviews of workers were conducted, historical records were made, and measurements were taken. On the basis of similar tasks, locations, other exposures, and a similar distribution of exposures to acrylonitrile, 3600 exposure groups were formed. Special procedures were used to reduce… CONTINUE READING


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