Vanadium poisoning from gas turbines.


Vanadium pentoxide poisoning has been described in men working in plants processing vanadium ore by Symanski (1939) and Sjoberg (1950), and twice (Wyers, 1946; Williams, 1952) in men exposed to the soot of fuel oil burned in boilers. It does not, however, appear to have been described before in men who work on gas turbines. Since these may become much more… (More)


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