Exposure-response of asphalt fumes with changes in pulmonary function and symptoms.

  title={Exposure-response of asphalt fumes with changes in pulmonary function and symptoms.},
  author={John F. Gamble and Mark J. Nicolich and Nicholas A Barone and William J. B. Vincent},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health},
  volume={25 3},
OBJECTIVES This study examines possible associations between asphalt fumes and workshift changes in lung function and symptoms among 170 workers exposed to asphalt fumes. METHODS The workers were from 5 segments of the asphalt industry, and most of them participated for 2 consecutive workdays. The primary response variables were changes in lung function (measured at the beginning and end of the shift) and incidence of symptoms (measured before, 3 times during, and at the end of the shift… CONTINUE READING
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