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Occupational exposures to solvents and metals are associated with fixed airflow obstruction

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dc.contributor.author Alif, S.M.
dc.contributor.author Dharmage, S.C.
dc.contributor.author Benke, G.
dc.contributor.author Dennekamp, M.
dc.contributor.author Burgess, J.L.
dc.contributor.author Perret
dc.contributor.author Lodge, C.J.
dc.contributor.author Morrison, S.
dc.contributor.author Johns, D.P.
dc.contributor.author Giles, G.G.
dc.contributor.author Gurrin, L.C.
dc.contributor.author Thomas, P.S.
dc.contributor.author Hopper, J.L.
dc.contributor.author Wood-Baker, R.
dc.contributor.author Thompson, B.R.
dc.contributor.author Feather, I.H.
dc.contributor.author Vermeulen, R.
dc.contributor.author Kromhout, H.
dc.contributor.author Walters, E.H.
dc.contributor.author Abramson, M.J.
dc.contributor.author Matheson, M.C.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-08-22T09:13:54Z
dc.date.issued 2017
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10344/6013
dc.description peer-reviewed en_US
dc.description.abstract Our study is the first to investigate the associations between exposures to solvents and metals using lifetime work history calendars and fixed airflow obstruction (AO). We have shown that increasing cumulative exposure-unit years to chlorinated solvents is associated with fixed AO. We found that women were at increased risk of fixed AO with increasing cumulative exposed-unit-years to chlorinated solvents but not men. en_US
dc.language.iso eng en_US
dc.publisher Nordic Association of Occupational Safety and Health (NOROSH) en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries Scandinavian Journal of Work, Environment & Health; 43 (6), pp. 595-603
dc.relation.uri http://dx.doi.org/10.5271/sjweh.3662
dc.subject airflow obstruction en_US
dc.subject ALOHA en_US
dc.subject chlorinated solvent en_US
dc.subject chronic obstructive pulmonary disease en_US
dc.subject COPD en_US
dc.subject exposure en_US
dc.subject fixed airflow en_US
dc.subject obstruction en_US
dc.subject JEM en_US
dc.subject job exposure matrix en_US
dc.subject metal en_US
dc.subject occupational exposure en_US
dc.subject solvent en_US
dc.title Occupational exposures to solvents and metals are associated with fixed airflow obstruction en_US
dc.type info:eu-repo/semantics/article en_US
dc.type.supercollection all_ul_research en_US
dc.type.supercollection ul_published_reviewed en_US
dc.identifier.doi 10.5271/sjweh.3662
dc.date.embargoEndDate 2018-08-14
dc.embargo.terms 2018-08-14 en_US
dc.rights.accessrights info:eu-repo/semantics/embargoedAccess en_US


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