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ID (ISN) del documento110147
Número CIS 09-1121
ISSN - Título de la serie 1076-2752 - Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine
Año 2007
Número de serie
Autor(es) Søyseth V., Johnsen H.L., Benth J.S., Hetland S.M., Kongerud J.
Título Production of silicon metal and alloys is associated with accelerated decline in lung function
Información bibliográfica Sep. 2007, Vol.49, No.9, p.1020-1026. 27 ref.
Resumen To investigate the association between decline in lung function and the production of alloys in the Norwegian smelting industry, all 3924 employees of the sector were examined annually for five years. The outcome variable was one-second forced expiratory volume in litres divided by the square of subjects' height in metres (FEV1/height2). In the sub-cohorts of the ferrosilicon/silicon metal and silicon carbide industries, the differences between oven operators and non-exposed workers were -2.3 (-4.3 to -0.3) and -5.6 (-10.4 to -0.7) mL/(m2) x year), respectively. Implications of these findings are discussed.
Descriptores (primarios) sílice y sus compuestos; fabricas metalúrgicas; función pulmonar; aleaciones
Descriptores (secundarios) Noruega; carburo de silicio; antropometría; estudio de cohorte; valoración de la exposición; estudio del caso y testigo; volumen espiratorio máximo por segundo
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaNoruega
Tema(s) Metalurgia, trabajo de los metales
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos químicos
Medicina del trabajo, epidemiología
Navegación por categoria(s) Inorganic substances
Silicon compounds
Smelting and refining operations