Exposure risk assessment in an aluminium salvage plant.

  title={Exposure risk assessment in an aluminium salvage plant.},
  author={Frederic J Deschamps and Francois Xavier Lesage and Jeremy Chobriat and Nadine Py and Jean Luc Novella},
  journal={Journal of occupational and environmental medicine},
  volume={51 11},
INTRODUCTION A cross-sectional study was conducted to evaluate possible nervous or respiratory system effects from occupational aluminium exposure. METHODOLOGY Exposed workers in Al salvage plant were compared with controls. The investigation involved a standardized occupational and medical history and assessments of Al levels in ambiance, serum, and urine. This was combined with an evaluation of respiratory complaints, lung, and cognitive functions. RESULTS Thirty workers exposed to Al… CONTINUE READING

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