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  • urinary
  • The dose-response relationship between occupational cumulative lead exposure and lead poisoning, abnormal blood lead, urinary lead and erythrocyte zinc protoporphyrin (ZPP) were analyzed and the benchmark dose lower bound confidence limits (BMDLs) were calculated. (mdpi.com)
  • It is the first study to report both thyroid status parameters and urinary perchlorate, a biomarker of internal perchlorate exposure, in occupationally exposed workers in China. (mdpi.com)
  • systemic
  • Biochemical analysis revealed that FA exposure elicited an intensive oxidative stress by reducing systemic glutathione levels, in particular, decreasing brain MT concentrations. (mdpi.com)
  • human
  • These findings suggest that MT supplementation contributes to the rescue of cognitive decline, and may alleviate mental disorders in the occupational FA-exposed human populations. (mdpi.com)
  • Assessing
  • The hotline, using advanced technology and CDC protocols, allows nurses to provide a single point of contact for assessing exposure risks, providing follow up care recommendations, and documenting urgent situations. (answerstat.com)
  • risks
  • For more information on these and other occupational risks, visit the OSHA website . (oncolink.org)
  • The Center for the Evaluation of Risk to Human Reproduction (CERHR) was established in 1998 by the National Toxicology Program and the National Institute for Environmental Health Sciences to improve our understanding of potential reproductive and developmental risks associated with environmental and occupational chemical exposures. (nih.gov)
  • Furthermore, going through the occupational exposure banding process may identify potential health effects and target organs, identify health risks that should be included in health communications, inform decisions regarding control interventions, inform medical surveillance decisions, and provide critical information on chemical potency quickly. (wikipedia.org)
  • hazard
  • Reported by Hazard Evaluations and Technical Assistance Br, Div of Surveillance, Hazard Evaluations, and Field Studies, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, CDC. (cdc.gov)
  • workplaces
  • Although data from these studies was consistent, the causal inference to a link between EMF exposure and ALS is restricted mainly due to the lack of direct information on EMF exposure and incomplete consideration of the other potential risk factors for ALS at workplaces. (greenmedinfo.com)
  • risk
  • Does your job put you at possible risk of HIV exposure? (avert.org)
  • Nine out of the ten epidemiological studies that have been conducted on the risk of ALS in relation to occupational exposure to EMF show moderate to strong relative risk estimates that supported a link between them. (greenmedinfo.com)
  • Certain occupational exposures can increase cancer risk. (oncolink.org)
  • These factors make it difficult to determine the degree to which PAHs alone are responsible for cancer or if cancer risk is increased due to the combination of PAH and other exposures. (oncolink.org)
  • In many studies, it is not clear whether exposure to these metals alone is leading to an increased cancer risk, or if it is dependent upon the amount and type of metal exposure or a combination of exposures and cigarette smoking that is increasing cancer risk. (oncolink.org)
  • Occupational exposure to nickel and chromium has shown a strong link to lung cancer and may increase the risk of nasal cancer. (oncolink.org)
  • Occupational exposure to rubber, leather and woodworking may increase the risk of certain cancers. (oncolink.org)
  • Certain roles in these industries are at higher risk than others and increased exposure over longer periods of time result in higher risk. (oncolink.org)
  • Occupational exposure in the rubber manufacturing industry has been linked to an increased risk for bladder, lung, and larynx cancers, as well as leukemia. (oncolink.org)
  • Occupational exposure in the leather industry, such as, shoe-making/repair and the manufacturing of other leather goods, has been linked to an increased risk for bladder, sinus, and nasal cancers. (oncolink.org)
  • Occupational exposure in the woodworking industry, such as furniture making, sawmills and construction carpentry, has been linked to an increased risk for nasal cavity and sinuses cancers, mostly due to the inhalation of wood dust particles. (oncolink.org)
  • Exposure to mustard gas increases risk for lung cancer. (oncolink.org)
  • Some studies show that lung cancer in individuals exposed to mustard gas tends to develop at a younger age than would be expected and that the risk decreases as more time passes from exposure. (oncolink.org)
  • Occupational exposure to dyes, paints, metal coatings and wood varnishes/stains, has been linked to an increased risk of lung and bladder cancer. (oncolink.org)
  • These posters are available from the PHPU and provide flowcharts for staff managing incidents where there has been exposure to blood or high-risk body fluids. (nhsggc.org.uk)
  • hygiene
  • With the changing regulatory arena, shifting centers of manufacturing growth, and the move towards a more global view on occupational hygiene issues, it is important for the Occupational Hygiene profession to understand the current and growing issues impacting the continued viability of OEL's in our professional practice. (wikipedia.org)
  • A popular exposure data statistical tool called "IH STAT" is available from AIHA (American Industrial Hygiene Association). (wikipedia.org)
  • Pulmonary
  • Charavaryamath C, Singh B. Pulmonary effects of exposure to pig barn air. (springer.com)
  • Sethi RS, Schneberger D, Charavaryamath C, Singh B. Pulmonary innate inflammatory responses to agricultural occupational contaminants. (springer.com)
  • Respiratory Symptom Questionnaires: The presence or development of respiratory symptoms may also be critical to the identification of possible pulmonary injury from exposure to nano-materials. (acoem.org)
  • chemical
  • Delayed chemical pneumonitis has been described following acute exposure to other noxious gases, such as ozone, nitrogen dioxide, and phosgene (3,5). (cdc.gov)
  • One major benefit of the proposed occupational exposure banding process is that the requirements for time and data to categorize a chemical into an OEB are less than those required to develop an OEL. (wikipedia.org)
  • respiratory
  • In this review, we will discuss recent literature published since 2016 that investigates the impact of differing agricultural exposures on respiratory health. (springer.com)
  • different
  • To extend those uses of the TLVs ® and BEIs ® to include other applications, such as use without the judgment of an industrial hygienist, application to a different population, development of new exposure/recovery time models, or new effect endpoints, stretches the reliability and even viability of the database for the TLV ® or BEI ® as evidenced by the individual Documentation . (acgih.org)
  • Each tier of the process has different requirements for data sufficiency, which allows stakeholders to use the occupational exposure banding process in many different situations. (wikipedia.org)
  • specific
  • This review concludes that further studies should consider investigating the separate effect of EMF exposure and electrical shocks to make more specific interpretations. (greenmedinfo.com)
  • The Advisory Group initially identified two specific areas in radiation use, where non-trivial occupational exposures occur, interventional cardiology and industrial radiography. (iaea.org)
  • an ability to compare doses for specific occupational roles and conditions, and to assess the impact of radiation protection actions, and to follow dose trends. (iaea.org)
  • link
  • Exposures to heavy metals such as nickel, chromium, cadmium and arsenic have shown a link to certain cancers. (oncolink.org)
  • dependent
  • The success of the ISEMIR-IC database is dependent on IC facilities registering and contributing their occupational dose and other data for each calendar year. (iaea.org)
  • industry
  • At LA Testing we have the expertise to help government agencies and industry monitor for crystalline silica to prevent unnecessary illness and even death from prolonged exposure. (webwire.com)
  • It has been developed through the activities of the Working Group on Occupational Radiation Protection in Interventional Cardiology (WGIC) as part of the Information System on Occupational Exposure in Medicine, Industry and Research (ISEMIR) project. (iaea.org)
  • certain
  • However, it is recognized that in certain circumstances individuals or organizations may wish to make use of these recommendations or guidelines as a supplement to their occupational safety and health program. (acgih.org)
  • available
  • However, because no results of similar tests done before the incident were available for comparison, it was not possible to determine whether this abnormality was associated with the exposure to sulfur dioxide. (cdc.gov)
  • type
  • They may suggest that you take post-exposure prophylaxis (PEP), which is a type of emergency HIV treatment that prevents HIV infection. (avert.org)
  • data
  • ISEMIR-IC is developed as a web-based tool for data collection and analysis of occupational doses for individuals in IC, and for the use of this information to improve occupational radiation protection. (iaea.org)
  • harmful
  • We believe that, to be effective, the new legislation must rapidly reduce or eliminate human exposure to the most harmful chemicals-particularly those linked to causing cancer, damaging developing fetuses, or harming the reproductive or nervous system. (saferchemicals.org)
  • small
  • Because the risk of contracting an infectious disease may be high at small exposures, representatives will need to make sure they are effectively consulted throughout the risk assessment, and the development of procedures to ensure exposure to infectious diseases is prevented or controlled. (ohsrep.org.au)
  • While the support from individual studies is weak, the epidemiological studies demonstrate, for some methods of measuring exposure, a fairly consistent pattern of a small, increased risk with increasing exposure that is somewhat weaker for chronic lymphocytic leukemia than for childhood leukemia. (arthurhu.com)
  • levels
  • The most recent FDA re-evaluation concluded that current levels of exposure are "safe," but relied on studies funded by the chemical industry and was sharply criticized by the FDA's own scientific board of advisors for being inconsistent with the available scientific evidence. (saferchemicals.org)