|Document ID (ISN)||73527|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0355-3140 - Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment and Health
|Convention or series no.
||Koskinen K., Zitting A., Tossavainen A., Rinne J.P., Roto P., Kivekńs J., Reijula K., Huuskonen M.S.
||Radiographic abnormalities among Finnish construction, shipyard and asbestos industry workers
||Apr. 1998, Vol.24, No.2, p.109-117. Illus. 30 ref.
||The prevalence of asbestos-related radiographic abnormalities was investigated in 4,133 workers employed in the construction industry, shipyards and the asbestos industry. Radiological findings included signs of pulmonary fibrosis (3%), changes in the visceral pleura (7%), bilateral plaques (17%) and unilateral plaques (10%). Occupational disease was diagnosed according to the Finnish insurance regulations for 75% of those referred for further examination, 96% being abnormalities in the pleura and 4% asbestosis. Topics: asbestos processing industry; asbestos; chrysotile; anthophyllite; construction industry; geographical variables; length of exposure; opacities; pleural thickening; pulmonary fibrosis; radiological changes; retired workers; shipyards; smoking.
||asbestos processing industry; asbestos; radiological changes; construction industry; shipyards
||pleural thickening; chrysotile; anthophyllite; smoking; opacities; geographical variables; length of exposure; retired workers; pulmonary fibrosis
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Finland|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Shipbuliding and ship repair
Construction industry and civil engineering