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Document ID (ISN)44615
CIS number 85-1733
ISSN - Serial title 0025-7818 - Medicina del lavoro
Year 1984
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Puntoni R., Valerio A., Cresta E., Filiberti R., Bonassi S., Vercelli M.
Title Mortality study of workers in a tanning mill
Original title Studio di mortalitÓ fra i lavoratori di una conceria [in Italian]
Bibliographic information Nov.-Dec. 1984, Vol.75, No.6, p.471-477. Illus. 12 ref.
Abstract A mortality study of 722 men and 320 women with at least 6 months work experience in a tannery. When compared with the overall mortality rate of their city of residence (Genoa, Italy), adjusted for sex and age, the only significantly raised cause of death was intestinal cancer (8 observed versus 4.3 expected). Overall mortality rate among the workers was actually lower than expected, probably because of the healthy worker effect.
Descriptors (primary) tanning industry; mortality
Descriptors (secondary) gastrointestinal cancer; Italy
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Leather, fur and footwear
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Footwear, leather and fur industry