Mortality and cancer incidence in workers in two Australian prebake aluminium smelters.

@article{Sim2009MortalityAC,
  title={Mortality and cancer incidence in workers in two Australian prebake aluminium smelters.},
  author={Malcolm Ross Sim and Anthony Del Monaco and Jan Lucas Hoving and Ewan Macfarlane and Deirdre McKenzie and G. J. Benke and Nicholas de Klerk and Lin Fritschi},
  journal={Occupational and environmental medicine},
  year={2009},
  volume={66 7},
  pages={464-70}
}
BACKGROUND Exposures in the aluminium production industry have been declining and this study aimed to investigate cancer and mortality in two Australian prebake aluminium smelters. METHODS The cohort included 4396 males who had worked in a prebake smelter for at least 3 months. They were matched against the National Death Index and the National Cancer Statistics Clearing House to obtain cause of death and type of cancer. Standardised Mortality Ratios (SMRs) and Standardised Incidence Ratios… CONTINUE READING