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Asbestos and Its Diseases$
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John E. Craighead and Allen R. Gibbs

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780195178692

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: September 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178692.001.0001

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Diseases Associated with Asbestos Industrial Products and Environmental Exposure

Diseases Associated with Asbestos Industrial Products and Environmental Exposure

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(p.39) 3 Diseases Associated with Asbestos Industrial Products and Environmental Exposure
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Asbestos and Its Diseases
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John E. Craighead

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195178692.003.0003

This chapter summarizes the current understanding of the health risks associated with employment in various industries where exposure is alleged to occur. Topics discussed include textile mill workers, shipbuilders and navy/merchant marine personnel, insulators, plumbers and pipe fitters, construction workers, building interior workmen, floor tile and linoleum installers and removers, asbestos-cement manufacturers and end-product users, occupants of public and commercial buildings, electricians, automotive mechanics, railroad workers, and thermoelectric power and chemical plant workers.

Keywords:   asbestos contamination, asbestos exposure, blue collar workers, occupational hazards, health risks

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