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Document ID (ISN)39084
CIS number 83-209
ISSN - Serial title 0096-1736 - Journal of Occupational Medicine
Year 1982
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Friedlander B.R., Hearne F.T., Newman B.J.
Title Mortality, cancer incidence, and sickness absence in photographic processors: an epidemiologic study
Bibliographic information Aug. 1982, Vol.24, No.8, p.605-613. Illus. 16 ref.
Abstract Report of an epidemiological investigation of a 1964 cohort of 478 photographic processors in 9 colour print and processing laboratories. The workplace, processs and exposures are described and industrial hygiene data are given for chemicals used in the photographic processing operations. There was no significant excess mortality, sickness absence or cancer incidence. The processing cohort's mortality experience after 16 years of follow-up compared favourably with that of 2 industrial control populations.
Descriptors (primary) morbidity; mortality; neoplasms; photography; photographic chemicals
Descriptors (secondary) USA; epidemiologic study; exposure evaluation; sickness absenteeism
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Printing, photography and photocopying industry