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Document ID (ISN)111740
CIS number 11-0352
ISSN - Serial title 1120-2971 - Prevenzione oggi
Year 2010
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Massari S., Bianchi A.R., Binazzi A., Branchi C., di Marzio D., Marinaccio A., Scano P., Scarselli A., Iavicoli S.
Title Occupational cancer registry: The ISPESL experience
Original title Il registro dei tumori di sospetta origine professionale: l'esperienza dell'ISPESL [in Italian]
Bibliographic information Jan.-June 2010, Vol.6, No.1/2, p.43-59. Illus. 51 ref.
Abstract In Italy, legislation governing the collection of data on occupational cancer cases has been recently updated. The data collected by the Italian Institute for Occupational Safety and Prevention (ISPESL) has been recoded to match the new requirements. For the period 1994-2007, 1042 cases of occupational cancer were notified to the ISPESL, mainly regarding men. The most frequent cancer sites were the lung, pleura and nasal cavity. The most affected activity sectors were basic metals and the metal industry, construction, and health care and social services. The most represented carcinogenic agents were asbestos, polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and silica.
Descriptors (primary) cancer; public OSH institutions; notification of occupational diseases; classification
Descriptors (secondary) aromatic hydrocarbons; polycyclic hydrocarbons; silica; asbestos; nasal cancer; lung cancer; pleural mesothelioma; health service records; sex-linked differences; basic metal industries; metalworking industry; construction industry; social assistance services; health services
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Cancer and carcinogens
Construction industry and civil engineering
Polycyclic hydrocarbons
Health care services
Metalworking industry