Influence of fluoride recovery alumina on the work environment and the health of aluminum potroom workers.

@article{Eduard1981InfluenceOF,
  title={Influence of fluoride recovery alumina on the work environment and the health of aluminum potroom workers.},
  author={Wijnand Eduard and Albert Lie},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health},
  year={1981},
  volume={7 3},
  pages={
          214-22
        }
}
Dust exposure and health complaints were recorded by means of personal samplers and a questionnaire for potroom workers in a primary aluminum plant situated at the west coast of Norway. The study revealed a higher dust exposure and a higher prevalence of acute health complaints during a period when fluoride recovery alumina from a dry-cleaning process was used compared to another period when pure alumina was used. Weather conditions and work conditions were otherwise similar during the two… CONTINUE READING
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