Mortality of workers at the Hanford site: 1945-1981.

  title={Mortality of workers at the Hanford site: 1945-1981.},
  author={Ethel S. Gilbert and G R Petersen and Janet A. Buchanan},
  journal={Health physics},
  volume={56 1},
Analyses of mortality of workers at the Hanford Site were updated to include an additional three years of data (1979-81). Deaths occurring in the state of Washington in the years 1982-85 were also evaluated. Hanford workers continued to exhibit a strong healthy worker effect with death rates substantially below those of the general U.S. population. Comparisons by level of radiation exposure within the Hanford worker population provided no evidence of a positive correlation of radiation exposure… CONTINUE READING

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