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ID (ISN) del documento111366
Número CIS 11-0045
ISSN - Título de la serie 0340-0131 - International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health
Año 2011
Número de serie
Autor(es) Jaakkola M.S., Sripaiboonkij P., Jaakkola J.J.K.
Título Effects of occupational exposures and smoking on lung function in tile factory workers
Información bibliográfica 2011, Vol. 84, p.151-158. Illus. 36 ref.
Resumen The aims of this study were to investigate the relationship between occupational exposures in tile industry and lung function, and to evaluate potential interaction between smoking and tile dust exposure containing silica. A cross-sectional study of 232 workers (response rate 100%) in a tile factory and 76 office workers (response rate 73%) from four factories in Thailand was conducted in 2006-2007. Participants answered a questionnaire and performed spirometry. This study provides evidence that long-term exposure to dust in tile industry is related to lung function reduction. There was a suggestion of synergistic effect between dust exposure and smoking. Tile factories should consider measures to reduce dust exposure and arrange spirometry surveillance for workers with such exposure. Smoking cessation should be promoted to prevent harmful effects of occupational tile dust exposure.
Descriptores (primarios) polvos en suspensión aérea; fumadores; valoración de la exposición; fabricación de porcelanas y loza
Descriptores (secundarios) Tailandia; sílice; espirometría; encuesta por cuestionario; sinergismo
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Materiales de construcción, vidrio, cerámica
Broad subject area(s) Medicina del trabajo, epidemiología
Navegación por categoria(s) Exposure evaluation
Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Tabaquismo
Silicon compounds