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Document ID (ISN)49925
CIS number 88-1200
ISSN - Serial title 0271-3586 - American Journal of Industrial Medicine
Year 1987
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Harrington J.M.
Title Health experience of workers in the petroleum manufacturing and distribution industry: A review of the literature
Bibliographic information 1987, Vol.12, No.5, p.475-497. 70 ref.
Abstract This review, concentrating on the effects of exposure to motor fuels, revealed a deficit in mortality due to all types of cancer. The possibility exists that occupational factors may play a part in the pathogenesis of brain cancer and renal diseases. The evidence for a link between occupational factors and other health effects is weak.
Descriptors (primary) petroleum products; biological effects; hazard evaluation; motor fuel
Descriptors (secondary) literature survey; coronary diseases; mortality; brain cancer; neoplasms; respiratory diseases; statistics; petroleum refining; renal diseases
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Chemicals, plastics and rubber
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Risk evaluation