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Document ID (ISN)39458
CIS number 83-524
ISSN - Serial title 0090-0923 - Family Planning / Population Reporter
Year 1981
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Gold R.B.
Title Women entering labour force draw attention to reproductive hazards for both sexes
Bibliographic information Feb. 1981, Vol.10, No.1, p.10-13
Abstract The increase of women in the American labour force in the last decade had lead to an increased awareness of the reproductive hazards posed, to both sexes, by occupational exposures to dangerous materials such as lead. Industry has attempted to protect the child-bearing potential of female employees but did not address the overall problem. The lead standard, finalised in 1978, should provide worker protection but its adequacy with regard to reproductive effects is still uncertain.
Descriptors (primary) antifertility effects; women; lead
Descriptors (secondary) USA; comment on law; legislation; expectant mothers
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Antifertility and prenatal effects
Lead and compounds
Inorganic substances
Genetic factors in reaction to exposures