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Airway Obstruction and Hypersensitivity Among Young Workers: 16 year Follow-up of Machinist and Construction Apprentices

The UBC Lung Health Study examined a group of machinists and construction workers to learn about whether lung changes early in a person’s working life, in response to irritants or allergens at work, predict the development of chronic breathing problems later on. It also looked at whether exposure to metalworking fluids in machine shops was linked to lung problems among machinists.

Competition Year: 2010 File type: PDF (593 KB) Asset type: Research Reference: RS2007-OG04