Mortality of workers employed at organochlorine pesticide manufacturing plants--an update.

@article{Brown1992MortalityOW,
  title={Mortality of workers employed at organochlorine pesticide manufacturing plants--an update.},
  author={David Brown},
  journal={Scandinavian journal of work, environment & health},
  year={1992},
  volume={18 3},
  pages={155-61}
}
  • David Brown
  • Published 1992 in
    Scandinavian journal of work, environment…
A previous mortality study among four organochlorine pesticide manufacturers was updated through 1987. The organochlorine pesticides included chlordane; heptachlor and endrin; aldrin, dieldrin and endrin; and dichlorodiphenyltrichloroethane. The mortality for all causes and all malignant neoplasms at each of the plants was lower than expected. There was a statistically significant increase in liver and biliary tract cancer among workers at plant 3 (5 observed, standardized mortality ratio 393… CONTINUE READING

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