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ID (ISN) del documento109889
Número CIS 09-816
ISSN - Título de la serie 0339-6517 - Documents pour le médecin du travail
Año 2009
Número de serie DMT118TF180
Autor(es) Bourgkard E., Wild P., Courcot B., Diss M., Ettlinger J., Goutet P., Hemon D., Marquis N., Mur J.M., Rigal C., Rohn-Janssens M.P., Moulin J.J.
Título Lung cancer mortality and iron oxide exposure in a French steel-producing factory
Título original Mortalité par cancer du poumon et exposition aux oxydes de fer dans une usine sidérurgique française [en francés]
Información bibliográfica 2nd Quarter 2009, No.118, p.209-220. 32 ref.
Acceso Internet$File/TF180.pdf [en francés]
Resumen The objective of this study was to highlight a possible relationship between exposure to iron oxides and the risk of lung cancer among workers of a French steel mill producing carbon steel. A historical cohort comprising all workers having ever worked for at least a year between 1959 and 1997 was constituted. Causes of death were determined from death certificates, while occupational exposures were evaluated with the help of a plant-specific job-exposure matrix developed by a panel of eight experts and validated by atmospheric sampling. The cohort consisted of 16,742 men and 959 women, followed-up for mortality from 1968 to 1998. Standardised mortality ratios (SMRs) were computed using local death rates. Poisson regressions were used to estimate the relative risks (RRs) for occupational exposures, after adjustment for potential confounding factors. Among men, mortality was lower than expected for lung cancer compared to the local population (SMR 0.89) and higher than expected compared to the French population (SMR 1.30). A significant bladder cancer excess was observed among workers exposed to oil mist (RR 2.44). Other findings are discussed.
Descriptores (primarios) óxido de hierro; Francia; acerías; cáncer de pulmón; mortalidad
Descriptores (secundarios) niebla de aceite; tumor de vejiga; estudio de cohorte; dosificación en el aire; relación trabajo-exposición; valoración estadística; factores de riesgo
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
País / Estado o ProvinciaFrancia
Tema(s) Metalurgia, trabajo de los metales
Broad subject area(s) Riesgos químicos
Medicina del trabajo, epidemiología
Navegación por categoria(s) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Iron and steel industry
Iron and compounds
Inorganic substances