Health implications of unconventional energy production and use

@inproceedings{Watson1980HealthIO,
  title={Health implications of unconventional energy production and use},
  author={Annetta Paule Watson and Elizabeth L. Etnier and Peter J. Walsh},
  year={1980}
}
An evaluation of potential occupational and public health aspects of geothermal, biomass, solar, and synfuel energy technologies has been performed. Identification of potentially hazardous processes of each fuel cycle has been made, as well as development of quantitative evaluation when necessary data were available. Occupational exposure to hydrogen sulfide gas occurs near all geothermal sites and whenever organic matter decomposes anaerobically. Respiratory damage has occurred to laborers in… CONTINUE READING