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ID (ISN) del documento53722
Número CIS 90-874
ISSN - Título de la serie 0003-9896 - Archives of Environmental Health
Año 1989
Número de serie
Autor(es) Blair A., Haas T., Prosser R., Morrissette M., Blackman K., Grauman D., Dusen P.V., Moran F.
Título Mortality among United States coast guard marine inspectors
Información bibliográfica May-June 1989, Vol.44, No.3, p.150-156. 33 ref.
Resumen Work history records and fitness reports were obtained for 1767 marine inspectors of the U.S. Coast Guard between 1942 and 1970 and for a comparison group of 1,914 officers who had never been marine inspectors. Marine inspectors and noninspectors had a deficit in overall mortality compared to that expected from the general U.S. population. Deficits occurred for most major causes of death, including infectious and parasitic diseases, diseases of the digestive and urinary systems, and accidents. Marine inspectors had excesses of cirrhosis of the liver and motor vehicle accidents and cancers of the lymphatic and hematopoietic system, whereas noninspectors had deficits for these causes of death. The SMRs rose with increasing probabiity of exposure to chemicals for motor vehicle accidents, cirrhosis of the liver, liver cancer, and leukaemia, which suggests that contact with chemicals during inspection of merchant vessels may be involved in the development of these diseases among marine inspectors.
Descriptores (primarios) Estados Unidos; mortalidad; inspección; riesgos químicos; transportes marítimos
Descriptores (secundarios) servicios públicos
Tipo de documento D - Artículos periódicos
Tema(s) Transportes y comunicaciones
Broad subject area(s) Industrias y ocupaciones
Navegación por categoria(s) Water transportation
Labour inspection