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Document ID (ISN)44577
CIS number 85-1382
ISSN - Serial title 0007-1072 - British Journal of Industrial Medicine
Year 1985
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Nurminen M., Hernberg S.
Title Effects of intervention on the cardiovascular mortality of workers exposed to carbon disulphide: a 15 year follow up
Bibliographic information Jan. 1985, Vol.42, No.1, p.32-35. Illus. 9 ref.
Abstract A preventive intervention programme at a rayon plant removed all workers with coronary risk factors from exposure to carbon disulfide. During the next 8 years this resulted in a very significant reduction of cardiovascular deaths (19 deaths, compared with 59 expected).
Descriptors (primary) viscose rayon industry; carbon disulfide; cardiovascular diseases; transfer to other work; mortality
Descriptors (secondary) long-term study; health programmes
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Cardiovascular diseases
Inorganic sulfur compounds
Inorganic substances