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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

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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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Mortality of Workers Employed in Two Asbestos Cement ...

This paper reports the mortality experience up to 1982 of workers in two asbestos cement manu facturing plants in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Earlier reports of this population,2 3 with follow up to 1974, showed a dose response relation between the risk of lung cancer and estimated cumulative asbestos exposure, and found suggestive but ...

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(PDF) 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

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Mortalityofworkersemployed in two asbestos cement ...

Mortality in two asbestos cementplants exposure concentrations of workers during the first five yearsafterhire-thatis, overeachperson'scareer or first five years of employment, whichever was less ...

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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 ...

This paper reports the mortality experience up to 1982 of workers in two asbestos cement manu facturing plants in New Orleans, Louisiana, USA. Earlier reports of this population,2 3 with follow up to 1974, showed a dose response relation between the risk of lung cancer and estimated cumulative asbestos exposure, and found suggestive but ...

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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

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. Asbestos concentrations up to 44 ...

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Cement Plant Workers - Asbestos Exposure Lawsuits

Workers in both plants had an average of 3.8 years of employment and an average exposure concentration of 7.6 million asbestos particles per cubic foot. Among all workers, 10 cases of mesothelioma had developed up to 1984. Mesothelioma is a form of cancer that is almost exclusively caused by exposure to asbestos.

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Follow up study of workers manufacturing chrysotile ...

Mortality of workers employed in two asbestos cement manufacturing plants. Hughes JM, Weill H, Hammad YY. Br J Ind Med, 44(3):161-174, 01 Mar 1987 Cited by: 60 articles PMID: 3828242 PMCID: PMC1007799. Free to read

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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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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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The association between occupational asbestos exposure ...

Aug 19, 2021  Mortality of workers employed in two asbestos cement manufacturing plants. Br J Ind Med. 1987;44:161–74. CAS PubMed PubMed Central Google Scholar

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4 Exposure and Disposition Asbestos: Selected Cancers ...

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). 1977. Asbestos. IARC Monographs on the Evaluation of Carcinogenic Risks of Chemicals to Man 14: 1-106.

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(PDF) Cancer in ex-asbestos cement workers in Israel, 1953 ...

Occupational exposure to chrysotile asbestos and cancer risk: a review of the amphibole hypothesis. Hughes JM, Weill H, Hammad YY. 1987. Mortality of workers employed in Am J Public Health 86:179–186. two asbestos cement manufacturing plants.

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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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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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Cumulative asbestos exposure and mortality from asbestos ...

The asbestos cement industry was the largest asbestos consumer, using 85% of asbestos produced or imported in European countries [3]. It employed a large number of workers: asbestos cement workers in Italy were esti-mated in 9000 in 1979 and 5000 in 1987, active in a large number of plants, most of which were of small or medium size [4, 5].

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Asbestos Cement Sheets Brands, Uses Exposure

Aug 20, 2021  02. List of Asbestos Cement Sheets Types of Asbestos Cement Sheets. A variety of asbestos cement products were used in the construction industry. These products were commonly made by mixing chrysotile asbestos fibers with cement. Workers would then mold the mixture into sheet form. Asbestos sheets were used to strengthen roofs, walls and siding.

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4 Exposure and Disposition Asbestos: Selected Cancers ...

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). 1977. Asbestos. IARC

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Cumulative asbestos exposure and mortality from asbestos ...

The asbestos cement industry was the largest asbestos consumer, using 85% of asbestos produced or imported in European countries [3]. It employed a large number of workers: asbestos cement workers in Italy were esti-mated in 9000 in 1979 and 5000 in 1987, active in a large number of plants, most of which were of small or medium size [4, 5].

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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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Industrial Mortality and cancer morbidity in cohorts of ...

Totalandcausespecific mortalityandcancer morbidity were studied among 1929 asbestos cement workers with an estimated median cumulative exposure of2-3 fibre (f)-years/ml (median intensity 1-2 f/ml, predominantly chrysotile). Alocal reference cohort of 1233 industrial workers and non-case referents fromthe exposedcohort wereused for com-parisons.

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10 Stomach Cancer and Asbestos Asbestos: Selected ...

Hodgson JT, Jones RD. 1986. Mortality of asbestos workers in England and Wales 1971-81. British Journal of Industrial Medicine 43(3): 158-164. Hughes JM, Weill H, Hammad YY. 1987. Mortality of workers employed in two asbestos cement manufacturing plants.

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A retrospective mortality cohort study of chrysotile ...

Oct 01, 1992  The mortality rate of a cohort of asbestos workers was investigated in Tianjin, China, between January 1, 1972, and December 31, 1987. The cohort consisted of 662 males and 510 females, employed in asbestos textiles, friction material, and asbestos cement manufacturing.

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Evaluation of dust exposure in asbestos cement ...

Previous investigations of the health of workers of the asbestos cement industry have demonstrated dose-response relationships for the diffuse radiographic changes of asbestosis and pulmonary function impairment. Studies of the mortality experience of past employees have also identified levels of cumulative exposure above which an excess of respiratory cancer could be detected.

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(PDF) Cancer in ex-asbestos cement workers in Israel, 1953 ...

Occupational exposure to chrysotile asbestos and cancer risk: a review of the amphibole hypothesis. Hughes JM, Weill H, Hammad YY. 1987. Mortality of workers employed in Am J Public Health 86:179–186. two asbestos cement manufacturing plants.

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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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(PDF) Lung cancer among asbestos cement workers. A Swedish ...

A cohort study of 1176 Swedish asbestos cement workers did not indicate any asbestos related excess mortality. Possible explanations of the negative outcome are relatively low exposure levels and the predominant use of chrysotile in production. Such

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Asbestos Cement Products, Uses Exposure

Mar 01, 2021  Asbestos cement, otherwise known as transite, has been used in many products, including piping, roofing materials and more, posing a risk of asbestos exposure to workers and those that come into contact with the now-corroding materials. ... Mortality of workers employed in two asbestos cement manufacturing plants.

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Short Term Workers and the Risk of Lung Cancer and ...

Comparing and contrasting short term workers with their long term colleagues provides some interesting data regarding risk of cancer and mesothelioma. One interesting study is called, “Mortality of workers employed in two asbestos cement manufacturing plants” by J. M. Hughes, H. Weill, and Y. Y. Hammad - Br J Ind Med 1987;44:161-174.

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Cancer Mortality and Incidence of Mesothelioma in a Cohort ...

Oct 01, 2007  In contrast, only two cohort studies have been conducted: a cohort study on household contacts of amosite workers (Anderson 1982), and one that we carried out on mortality among the wives of asbestos-cement (AC) workers (Magnani et al. 1993). Our study showed a statistically significant excess in deaths from pleural malignancy, whereas results ...

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