Health effects of solvent exposure among dockyard painters: mortality and neuropsychological symptoms

Chen, R.; Dick, F.; Seaton, A.
June 1999
Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Jun1999, Vol. 56 Issue 6, p383
Academic Journal
Presents a study on mortality and prevalence of neuropsychological symptoms among a cohort of painters heavily exposed to organic solvents. Male painters who had worked in a dockyard in Scotland between 1950 and 1992; Association of painting exposure and aging with high symptom scores; Confirmation that prolonged exposure to paint solvents leads to neuropsychological ill health.


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