cross-sectional epidemiologic survey of vinyl chloride workers

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Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Center for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, for sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. Govt. Print. Off. , Cincinnati, Washington
Vinyl chloride -- Toxicology, Industrial hy
StatementRichard J. Waxweiler...[et al]
SeriesNIOSH technical information, DHEW publication ; no. (NIOSH) 77-177, DHEW publication -- no. (NIOSH) 77-177
ContributionsWaxweiler, Richard J.,, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 43 p. :
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Open LibraryOL14909237M

Get this from a library. A Cross-sectional epidemiologic survey of vinyl chloride workers. [Richard J Waxweiler; National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Division of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies.;]. Author(s): Waxweiler,Richard J; National Cross-sectional epidemiologic survey of vinyl chloride workers book for Occupational Safety and Health.

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Evaluation of liver enzyme levels in workers exposed to vinyl chloride vapors in a petrochemical complex: A cross-sectional Available via license: CC BY Content may be subject to. Human data generally are not a part of toxicity-testing strategies despite the importance of human responses to potentially toxic agents.

Although animal toxicity studies and in vitro studies provide relevant information on potential adverse health effects of exposure to an agent, they can miss an. In another investigation, Spirtas et al. () conducted a survey of vinyl chloride workers and 89 rubber plant workers (controls) where information was sought on the frequency of eight symptoms, including dizziness, loss of consciousness, headaches, etc.

The vinyl chloride workers were categorized into low and high exposure groups. The course of vinyl chloride-induced disease observed in 21 polyvinyl chloride (PVC) production workers, covering the period from first exposure to diagnosis and finally to death, and the.

Other detected contaminants included vinyl chloride, TCE, benzene, toluene, 1,2-dichloroethylene (1,2-DCE), and 1,1-DCE. InATSDR completed a PHA for the base, which concluded that estimated exposures to VOCs in drinking-water were significantly below the levels shown to be of concern in animal studies.

Repeated attempts in recent years to assess the health impacts of environmental factors have been hampered by the fragmentary state of present knowledge. Public Law 95– specifically lists cancer, birth defects, genetic damage, emphysema, asthma, bronchitis and other respiratory diseases, heart disease, stroke, and mental illness and impairment as examples of health problems to be.

_ study guide by sjb9 includes questions covering vocabulary, terms and more. Quizlet flashcards, activities and games help you improve your grades. For instance, if the incidence rate of liver angiosarcoma is usually 1 in 10 million, but it is 1 inamong those exposed to vinyl chloride, then the RR is (that is, people who work with vinyl chloride have a times increased risk of developing angiosarcoma compared to.

vinyl chloride and vinylidene dichloride in male CD-1 mice. Environ Health Perspect Apfeldorf R, Infante PF. Review of epidemiologic study results of vinyl chloride-related compounds.

Environ Health Perspect Ashby J, Tennant RW. Definitive relationships among chemical structure, carcinogenicity and. Behavioral toxicology is assumed to play an important role in occupational and environmental health.

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In Maythe WHO endorsed the Global Plan of Action on Workers' Health (), urged the Member States to execute national policies and plans to implement it.

ILO is key partner in this effort. Survey on vinyl chloride photolysis studies Medium Irradiation Photolytic degradation Photolytic products a Reference (Duration) VC in a high-vacuum medium pressure yes primary products: radicals Fujimoto et al.

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Increased Risk of Hepatocellular Carcinoma and Liver Cirrhosis in Vinyl Chloride Workers: Synergistic Effect of Occupational Exposure with Alcohol Intake. Giuseppe Mastrangelo, Ugo Fedeli, Emanuela Fadda, Flavio Valentini, Roberto Agnesi, Giancarlo Magarotto.

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Methylation levels in tumor-suppressor genes and repetitive sequences have previously been used to study the relationship between environmental air pollution and epigenetic changes related to cancer. In this study, we measured the methylation profiles of the promoter regions CDKN2A, MLH1 and APC and the repetitive sequence LINE-1 in 59 workers exposed to the construction environment and in 49 Author: Isana R.

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Hexachloroethane (HCE) (Final, ) (1,2-dibromochloro-propane, 1,2-dibromoethane, 1,2-dichloroethane, vinyl bromide, hexachloro-1, 3-butadiene, iodoform and vinilydene chloride) were mutagenic at non-lethal doses.

Several cross sectional studies which have been conducted in the past couple of decades may provide a great deal of. Air Pollution Exposure Assessment for Epidemiologic Studies of Pregnant Women and Children: Lessons Learned from the Centers for Children’s Environmental Health and Disease Prevention Research.

Frank Gilliland, Ed Avol, Patrick Kinney, Michael Jerrett, Timothy Dvonch. This book emphasizes the clinical epidemiology of chronic liver diseases with a specific focus on the methodology of the discussed studies.

The whole spectrum of liver diseases is covered, from chronic hepatitis B and C, to hepatocellular carcinoma, alcoholic and non-alcoholic fatty liver diseases and autoimmune and cholestatic liver diseases. A survey in identified 49 international, national, and regional disease atlases (Walter and Birnie ).

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These positive cross-sectional associations may have resulted from reverse causation, whereby each outcome results in increased serum PFOA. We analyzed women(N=9,), aged 30 to 65, for menopausal age,File Size: 7MB.

Outbreaks of cancer in industrial workplaces—lung cancer in a chemical plant near Philadelphia due to bischloromethyl ether (Figueroa, Raszkowski, and Weiss, ; Randall, ), hepatic hemangiosarcoma in a vinyl chloride polymerization plant in Louisville (Creech and Johnson, ), and others—underlined the risk of carcinogenic chemicals.McCurdy SA, C Pocekay, KS Hammond, SR Woskie, SJ Samuels, and MB Schenker.

A cross-sectional survey of respiratory and general health outcomes among semiconductor industry workers. Am J Indust Med 28(6)– McIntyre, AJ and BJ Sherin.

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