Risk factors for respiratory work disability in a cohort of pulp mill workers exposed to irritant gases

January 2011
BMC Public Health;2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p689
Academic Journal
The article offers information on a study conducted by the authors related to association between chronic respiratory diseases and work disability in pulp mill workers who are exposed to irritant gases. It states that 3226 workers participated in the study in which they answered a questionnaire related to respiratory problems. It mentions that respiratory work disability among them was 1.6/1000 person-years and it was more in workers reporting gassings.


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