mortality of workers employed in two asbestos cement

Mortality of workers employed in two asbestos cement ...

Mortality of workers employed in two asbestos cement manufacturing plants. Hughes JM, Weill H, Hammad YY. In a study of the mortality experience of 6931 employees of two New Orleans asbestos cement products manufacturing plants over 95% were traced. Chrysotile was

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Mortality of Workers Employed in Two Asbestos Cement ...

Mortality of workers employed in two asbestos cement manufacturing plants JANET M HUGHES,12 H WEILL,1 YEHIA Y HAMMAD13 From the Department of Medicine, Pulmonary Diseases Section,1 Tulane University School of Medicine, and Departments of Biostatistics and Epidemiology2 and Environmental Health Sciences,3 Tulane University School

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Mortality of workers employed in two asbestos cement ...

Mar 01, 1987  In a study of the mortality experience of 6931 employees of two New Orleans asbestos cement products manufacturing plants over 95% were traced. Chrysotile was the primary fibre used in both plants. Plant 1 also used small amounts of amosite and, later, crocidolite irregularly whereas plant 2 used crocidolite steadily in pipe production.

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Mortalityofworkersemployed in two asbestos cement ...

ABSTRACT In a study ofthe mortality experience of6931 employees oftwo NewOrleans asbestos cement productsmanufacturingplants over 95% were traced. Chrysotile was theprimaryfibreused

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MORTALITY OF WORKERS AT TWO ASBESTOS-CEMENT

Characteristics of the cohort of workers employed in the asbestos-cement plants Workers Characteristics Male Female number % number % Employment (yrs) up to 1 581 23.0 72 12.2 1-4 717 28.4 168 28.4 5-9 338 13.4 100 16.9 10-19 583 23.1 163 27.6 20- 306 12.1 88 14.9 Workers’ age on admission to the plant (yrs)-29 1580 62.6 406 68.7 30-39 561 22 ...

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Mortality study of asbestos cement workers SpringerLink

10%  The present study describes cause-specific mortality of asbestos cement workers in the Emilia Romagna region of Italy. The cohort included workers in ten factories, most of which started operating between 1955 and 1965. Asbestos, mainly chrysotile, constituted 10%–20% of the dry component of the mixture. Crocidolite range between 5% and 50% of total asbestos.

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Mortality among long-term employees of an Ontario asbestos ...

Mortality among long-term employees of an Ontario asbestos-cement factory 139 ventilation and work practices led to an appreciable employed in the rock wool/fibre glass operations or lowering of dust concentrations in the factory air and who were otherwise minimally exposed to asbestos worker breathing zones.

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Mortality of workers employed in two asbestos cement ...

In a study of the mortality experience of 6931 employees of two New Orleans asbestos cement products manufacturing plants over 95% were traced. Chrysotile was the primary fibre used in both plants. Plant 1 also used small amounts of amosite and, later, crocidolite irregularly whereas plant 2 used crocidolite steadily in pipe production.

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MORTALITY OF WORKERS AT TWO ASBESTOS-CEMENT

Characteristics of the cohort of workers employed in the asbestos-cement plants Workers Characteristics Male Female number % number % Employment (yrs) up to 1 581 23.0 72 12.2 1-4 717 28.4 168 28.4 5-9 338 13.4 100 16.9 10-19 583 23.1 163 27.6 20- 306 12.1 88 14.9 Workers’ age on admission to the plant (yrs)-29 1580 62.6 406 68.7 30-39 561 22 ...

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Mortality of workers employed in two asbestos cement ...

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Mortality study of asbestos cement workers SpringerLink

The present study describes cause-specific mortality of asbestos cement workers in the Emilia Romagna region of Italy. The cohort included workers in ten factories, most of which started operating between 1955 and 1965. Asbestos, mainly chrysotile, constituted 10%–20% of the dry component of the mixture. Crocidolite range between 5% and 50% of total asbestos.

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Mortality among long-term employees of an Ontario asbestos ...

Mortality among long-term employees of an Ontario asbestos-cement factory 139 ventilation and work practices led to an appreciable employed in the rock wool/fibre glass operations or lowering of dust concentrations in the factory air and who were otherwise minimally exposed to asbestos worker breathing zones.

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A cohort study on mortality among wives of workers in the ...

The study investigates mortality from cancer and other diseases in a cohort of wives of asbestos cement workers in Casale Monferrato (northwest Italy). After the exclusion of women with an occupational record in the asbestos cement industry, the cohort comprised 1964 women.

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NIOSHTIC-2 Publications Search - 00198663 - Dose-response ...

A study of dose/response relationships for cancer mortality and morbidity in asbestos cement workers was conducted. The cohort consisted of 1929 males employed at a Swedish asbestos cement factory for at least 3 months between 1907 and 1977. The comparisons consisted of 726 workers from the same county who had no known asbestos exposure. Dose estimates for each asbestos (1332214) exposed worker

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Exposure to asbestos and the risk of gastrointestinal cancer.

Hughes JM, Weill H, Hammad YY. Mortality of workers employed in two asbestos cement manufacturing plants. Br J Ind Med. 1987 Mar; 44 (3):161–174. [PMC free article] Enterline PE, Hartley J, Henderson V. Asbestos and cancer: a cohort followed up to death. Br J Ind Med. 1987 Jun; 44 (6):396–401. [PMC free article]

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Further follow-up study of workers from an asbestos cement ...

Abstract. A further follow-up traced 1970 workers employed at an asbestos cement factory for at least six months between 1936 and 1977. At the beginning of this period some crocidolite was used in the factory but by the end of 1936 chrysotile had become the only type of asbestos in use.

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Follow up study of workers manufacturing chrysotile ...

Berry G, Newhouse ML. Mortality of workers manufacturing friction materials using asbestos. Br J Ind Med. 1983 Feb; 40 (1):1–7. [PMC free article] Thomas HF, Benjamin IT, Elwood PC, Sweetnam PM. Further follow-up study of workers from an asbestos cement factory. Br J Ind Med. 1982 Aug; 39 (3):273–276. [PMC free article] Hill ID.

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Cancer mortality and morbidity among Lithuanian asbestos ...

METHODS: The study included 1887 asbestos-cement workers, 1285 men and 602 women, and 37000 person-years. The two factories were active from 1956 (A) and 1963 (B), and the workers were observed from 1978 to 2000. The analysis was based on a comparison between the observed and expected numbers of cancer and causes of death.

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[Cancer risk in asbestos-cement industry workers in Poland].

The cohort consisted of workers employed in four asbestos-cement plants. One of those plants was established in 1924, the other three in the 1960s and 1970s. Currently only two of these plants continue their production. The plants used mainly chrysotile asbestos as well as crocidolite and amosite.

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Estimation of the past and future burden of mortality from ...

Hughes JM, Weill H. Asbestos exposure--quantitative assessment of risk. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1986 Jan; 133 (1):5–13. Hughes JM, Weill H, Hammad YY. Mortality of workers employed in two asbestos cement manufacturing plants. Br J Ind Med. 1987 Mar; 44 (3):161–174. [PMC free article] Peto J, Hodgson JT, Matthews FE, Jones JR.

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Follow up study of workers manufacturing chrysotile ...

A cohort study has been carried out of 2167 subjects employed between 1941 and 1983 at an asbestos cement factory in England. The production process incorporated the use of chrysotile asbestos fibre only, except for a small amount of amosite during four months in 1976. Measured airborne fibre concen

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Mortality of workers employed in two asbestos cement ...

Download PDF: Sorry, we are unable to provide the full text but you may find it at the following location(s): oem.bmj/content/44/... (external link)

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NIOSHTIC-2 Publications Search - 00198663 - Dose-response ...

A study of dose/response relationships for cancer mortality and morbidity in asbestos cement workers was conducted. The cohort consisted of 1929 males employed at a Swedish asbestos cement factory for at least 3 months between 1907 and 1977. The comparisons consisted of 726 workers from the same county who had no known asbestos exposure. Dose estimates for each asbestos (1332214) exposed worker

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Cumulative asbestos exposure and mortality from asbestos ...

Aug 07, 2019  Pettinari A, Mengucci R, Belli S, Comba P. Mortality of workers employed at an asbestos cement manufacturing plant in Senigallia. Med Lav. 1994;85:223–30. CAS Google Scholar 11. Coviello V, Carbonara M, Bisceglia L, et al. Mortality in a cohort of asbestos cement workers in Bari. Epidemiol Prev. 2002;26:65–70.

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MORTALITY AND CANCER INCIDENCE OF WORKERS

TABLE 2 MORTALITY OF WORKERS EMPLOYED FOR 10 YEARS OR MORE AT A FACTORY PRODUCING FRICTION ... an asbestos-cement factory. Of the three later mesotheliomas reported by NEWHOUSE and SULLIVAN ... and one who had worked previously in an asbestos-cement factory. For the other two there was no exposure to crocidolite in the factory;

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Cement Plant Worker Asbestos Exposure Mesothelioma ...

Studies Related to Cement Plant Workers and Asbestos. There have been a few scientific studies that demonstrate an increased exposure of asbestos on cement plant workers, including the following: “Mortality study of asbestos cement workers” was a 1994 study on Italian asbestos cement workers in ten plants who investigated 3,441 workers.

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Follow up study of workers manufacturing chrysotile ...

A cohort study has been carried out of 2167 subjects employed between 1941 and 1983 at an asbestos cement factory in England. The production process incorporated the use of chrysotile asbestos fibre only, except for a small amount of amosite during four months in 1976. Measured airborne fibre concen

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Cancer risk after cessation of asbestos exposure: a cohort ...

Objectives: We aimed to study mortality for asbestos related diseases and the incidence of mesothelioma in a cohort of Italian asbestos cement workers after cessation of asbestos exposure. Methods: The Eternit factory operated from 1907 to 1986. The cohort included 3434 subjects active in 1950 or hired in 1950–86, ascertained from company records, without selections.

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Occupational exposure to asbestos and risk of kidney ...

Jun 30, 2021  Hughes JM, Weill H, Hammad YY. Mortality of workers employed in two asbestos cement manufacturing plants. Br J Ind Med. 1987;44:161–74. CAS PubMed PubMed Central Google Scholar 30. Armstrong BK, de Klerk NH, Musk AW, Hobbs MS. Mortality in miners and millers of crocidolite in Western Australia.

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(PDF) Analysis of the Exposure?Response Relationship for ...

In 1982. Peto, Seidman, and Selikoff showed that mesothelioma death rates among insulation workers, as well as among a number of other asbestos cohorts including Austra- lian crocidolite miners and amosite factory workers, were proportional to the third or fourth power of time from first exposure.* ... for the asbestos-cement workers. Two ...

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Cancer Mortality among Workers Exposed to Amphibole-free ...

Sep 15, 2001  Because the average observation time was only 33.8 years, and nearly three quarters of the asbestos workers remained alive, the proportion of mesothelioma may yet increase further. In fact, in addition to the two cases we found, an asbestos worker's son developed mesothelioma only 8 years after he was employed by the asbestos plant.

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8 Laryngeal Cancer and Asbestos Asbestos: Selected ...

Hughes JM, Weill H, Hammad YY. 1987. Mortality of workers employed in two asbestos cement manufacturing plants. British Journal of Industrial Medicine 44(3): 161-174. IARC (International Agency for Research on Cancer). 1987. Overall Evaluations of

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Asbestos Exposure, Asbestosis, and Lung Cancer - CHEST

Feb 01, 1999  McDonald and colleagues 9 reported the mortality experience of 3,641 workers (1,267 died) employed at a chrysotile asbestos friction products plant and noted an increase in asbestosis deaths, but even after excluding workers with less than 1 year of employment (paradoxically, those with the highest SMR), there was an increase in respiratory ...

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