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Loomis, Dana
April 2009
Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Apr2009, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p13
Academic Journal
The article presents a study on the risk factor for occupational cancer that can be acquired from diesel exhaust through environmental settings that are exposed any form of combustion in the U.S. Findings of the study show the job title and time of hire as determinants for exposure. Mortality is said to be higher and is expected to increase at 2.5% annually for employment for workers having a potential exposure to train smoke and those who were hired after diesel power has been common.


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