Mortality and cancer incidence among marine engineers and machinists in Iceland.

@article{Rafnsson1988MortalityAC,
  title={Mortality and cancer incidence among marine engineers and machinists in Iceland.},
  author={Vilhj{\'a}lmur Rafnsson and S G J{\'o}hannesd{\'o}ttir and Hj{\"o}rtur Oddsson and H Benediktsson and Hrafn Tulinius and Gunilla Magnusson},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health},
  year={1988},
  volume={14 3},
  pages={197-200}
}
A retrospective cohort study of mortality and cancer morbidity was carried out among 295 marine engineers and 182 machinists with special regard to cancer of the lung. The cohort was defined as all graduates from engineering and machinists school in Iceland during 1936-1955. During vocational training, as well as in their professional lives, marine engineers and machinists are exposed to asbestos, different kinds of mineral oils, and exhaust gases with marked individual variation as regards… CONTINUE READING