Mortality patterns among styrene-exposed boatbuilders.

@article{Okun1985MortalityPA,
  title={Mortality patterns among styrene-exposed boatbuilders.},
  author={Andrea H Okun and James J. Beaumont and T. Meinhardt and Mike Crandall},
  journal={American journal of industrial medicine},
  year={1985},
  volume={8 3},
  pages={193-205}
}
In order to test the hypothesis that leukemia and lymphoma may be associated with exposure to styrene, cause-of-death patterns were studied at two reinforced plastic boatbuilding facilities. There were 5,021 workers who met the criterion of having worked at the two plants between 1959 and 1978. Based on industrial hygiene surveys conducted at the two plants, 2,060 individuals were determined to have worked in departments classified as having high exposure to styrene. There were 176 deaths… CONTINUE READING

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