Title

Nanoparticle Exposure Levels in Indoor and Outdoor Demolition Sites

Document Type

Conference Abstract

Publication Date

3-12-2018

Abstract

Working or living close to demolition sites can increase risks of dust-related health problems. Demolition of concrete buildings may produce crystalline silica dust, which can be associated with a broad range of respiratory diseases including silicosis and lung cancers. Previous studies demonstrated significant associations between demolition dust exposure and increase in the incidence of mesothelioma or asbestos cancer. Dust is a generic term used for minute solid particles of typically.

Sponsorship/Conference/Institution

International Conference on Occupational Health and Safety (ICOHS)

Location

Miami, FL

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