Exposure to trichloramine and respiratory symptoms in indoor swimming pool workers.

  title={Exposure to trichloramine and respiratory symptoms in indoor swimming pool workers.},
  author={Jos{\'e} J H Jacobs and Suzanne Spaan and G B G J van Rooy and C. Meliefste and V A C Zaat and J. Rooyackers and Dick J. J. Heederik},
  journal={The European respiratory journal},
  volume={29 4},
The association between swimming pool characteristics and activities of employees and respiratory symptoms in employees was studied. Trichloramine levels were measured to evaluate relationships with pool characteristics and to estimate long-term exposure levels. Questionnaires were available from 624 pool workers and 38 swimming facilities. Chloramine levels were measured by area sampling over 2-h periods and analysed using ion chromatography. Work-related and general respiratory symptoms, and… CONTINUE READING
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