Update of cancer incidence among workers at a copper/nickel smelter and nickel refinery.

OBJECTIVES To assess cancer risk among nickel-exposed workers. METHODS We updated cancer incidence among 1388 workers employed for at least 3 months at a copper/nickel smelter and nickel refinery in Harjavalta, Finland. There were 1155 workers exposed to nickel during the period 1960-1985 in the smelter (566 workers), repair shop (239 workers), or… CONTINUE READING