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Document ID (ISN)28805
CIS number 78-354
Year 1977
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Resare D., Swensson A.
Title An inquiry concerning the health status among workers in the cemented carbide industry
Original title Enkätundersökning av hälsotillstandet hos anställda i hardmetallindustri [in Swedish]
Bibliographic information Arbete och hälsa - Vetenskaplig skriftserie 1977:6, Arbetarskyddsstyrelsen, Fack, 100 26 Stockholm 34, Sweden, 1977. 19p.
Abstract In an inquiry among 2,203 workers in Swedish cemented carbide industry, coughing, chronic bronchitis and dyspnoea were reported in higher frequency in exposed groups than in control groups. Age and smoking habits had some influence on the frequencies but could not explain the differences between the exposed groups and the control groups.
Descriptors (primary) powder metallurgy; cemented carbides; respirable dust; health impairment
Descriptors (secondary) Sweden; chronic bronchitis; occupational health survey; dyspnoea; smoking
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Subject(s) Dust, aerosols and related diseases
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Metalworking industry