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Effect of exposure to dust on lung function of cement ...

Exposure to Portland cement dust has long been associated with the prevalence of respiratory symptoms and varying degrees of airway obstruction in man. Apart from respiratory diseases, it was also found to be the cause of lung and laryngeal cancer, gastrointestinal tumours and also dermatitis. This study was done to investigate the effect of ...

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Effect Of Exposure to Dust on Lung Function of Cement ...

effects of smoking and controls, Abron et af3, on the other hand, found no close relationship between exposure to cement dust and respiratory symptoms or ventilatory function in USA cement workers. The workers studied were exposed to 570llg/m3 respirable dust and 2900llg/m3 total dust. However, the dust concentration in the Rawang cement plant ...

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Effect of duration of exposure to cement dust on ...

This study aimed to determine the effect of long term exposure to cement dust on lung function in non-smoking cement mill workers. This is a cross-sectional study of respiratory functions. Spirometry was performed in 100 apparently healthy volunteers; 50 non-smoking cement mill workers and 50 non-smoking un-exposed subjects.

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Effect of Exposure to Cement Dust on Pulmonary Function ...

May 05, 2015  In parallel to our findings, Merenu et al, 2007 [6]. investigated the effect of cement dust exposure on cement factory workers with a mean of 10 years exposure to cement dust on lung function. They found that the vital capacity and forced expiratory volume in one second were significantly lower in cement factory workers than in control subjects.

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Cement dust exposure and acute lung function: a cross ...

Background: Few studies have been carried out on acute effects of cement dust exposure. This study is conducted to investigate the associations between current "total" dust exposure and acute respiratory symptoms and respiratory function among cement factory workers.

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Effect of Exposure to Cement Dust on Pulmonary Function

II ABSTRACT Background: Few studies have been carried out on acute effects of cement dust exposure. This study is conducted to investigate the associations between current "total" dust exposure and acute respiratory symptoms and lung function among

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EFFECTS OF EXPOSURE TO PORTLAND CEMENT DUST ON

Exposure to cement dust is likely to vary in the EFFECTS OF EXPOSURE TO PORTLAND CEMENT DUST ON LUNG FUNCTION IN PORTLAND CEMENT FACTORY WORKERS IN KHASH, IRAN 1R. Mirzaee, *2A. Kebriaei, 3S. R. Hashemi, 1M. Sadeghi, 4M. Shahrakipour 1Department of Occupational Hygiene, School of Health, Zahedan University of Medical Sciences, Zahedan, Iran

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Respiratory effects of exposure to low levels of concrete ...

The association between exposure to low levels of concrete dust containing crystalline silica and reduction in lung function, was evaluated in a cross-sectional study. Methods: The study was carried out among 144 concrete workers, from two factories, with exposure assessment of respirable dust and silica by personal samplers.

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Cement dust exposure and acute lung function: A cross ...

Apr 14, 2010  Few studies have been carried out on acute effects of cement dust exposure. This study is conducted to investigate the associations between current "total" dust exposure and acute respiratory symptoms and respiratory function among cement factory workers. A combined cross-sectional and cross-shift study was conducted in Dire Dawa cement factory in Ethiopia. 40 exposed

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Effect of exposure to dust on lung function of cement ...

Effect of exposure to dust on lung function of cement factory workers. April 2000; The Medical journal of Malaysia 55(1):51-7; Source; PubMed

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Effect of exposure to dust on lung function of cement ...

Mar 01, 2000  Exposure to Portland cement dust has long been associated with the prevalence of respiratory symptoms and varying degrees of airway obstruction in man. Apart from respiratory diseases, it was also found to be the cause of lung and laryngeal cancer, gastrointestinal tumours and also dermatitis. This study was done to investigate the effect of ...

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Consequences of cement dust exposure on pulmonary function ...

Dec 20, 2020  Several health conditions are associated with cement dust exposure; obstructive and restrictive lung disorders are the most common consequences. The aims of this study were to assess the pulmonary function of cement factory workers and to determine the distribution of respiratory consequences resulting from dust inhalation.

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The effect of cement dust on the lung function in a cement ...

The present study aimed at assessing cement dust exposure and its relationship to lung function at a Portland cement factory in Ilam, Iran. Lung function tests were carried out on 112 workers at the cement factory in 2008-09. Simultaneously 85 non exposed workers were used as control. Lung function tests were performed for all subjects.

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Effect of Duration of Exposure to Cement Dust on ...

This study aimed to determine the effect of long term exposure to cement dust on lung function in non-smoking cement mill workers. This is a cross-sectional study of respiratory functions. Spirometry was performed in 100 apparently healthy volunteers; 50 non-smoking cement mill workers and 50 non-smoking un-exposed subjects. Based on the duration of exposure, cement mill workers were divided ...

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Health hazards of cement dust - PubMed

Cement dust causes lung function impairment, chronic obstructive lung disease, restrictive lung disease, pneumoconiosis and carcinoma of the lungs, stomach and colon. ... Most of the studies have been previously attempted to evaluate the effects of cement dust exposure on the basis of spirometry or radiology, or both. ... the aim of this review ...

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Dangers of Exposure to Cement Dust to Lungs RT

Apr 25, 2016  A new study shows that long-term exposure to cement dust may cause a decline in lung volumes. The research, published in the European Respiratory Journal, is the first study to assess whether differing levels of exposure have a different level of impact on lung health.. Over 61,000 workers in the EU are employed in the cement production industry.

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(PDF) EFFECTS OF CEMENT DUST ON PULMONARY FUNCTION

The aim of the present study was to examine lung function and airway symptoms among employees in different jobs and at different levels of exposure to thoracic dust in the cement production industry.

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EFFECTS OF EXPOSURE TO PORTLAND CEMENT DUST ON LUNG ...

The present study was done to assess cement dust exposure and its relationship to respiratory health effects, both acute and chronic respiratory symptoms and ventilatory function impairment among Portland cement factory workers in Khash located in the south part of Iran.

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(PDF) Effect of Duration of Exposure to Cement Dust on ...

Jan 16, 2013  This study aimed to determine the effect of long term exposure to cement dust on lung function in non-smoking cement mill workers. This is a cross-sectional study of respiratory functions.

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Exposure to thoracic dust, airway symptoms and lung ...

Cement dust exposure has previously been associated with airway symptoms and ventilatory impairment. The aim of the present study was to examine lung function and airway symptoms among employees in different jobs and at different levels of exposure to thoracic dust in the cement production industry. At the start of a 4-yr prospective cohort ...

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Effect of cement dust on lung function - Occupational Asthma

Apr 07, 2007  5.Vestbo J, Rasmussen FV. Long-term exposure to cement dust and later hospitalisation due to respiratory disease. Int Arch Occup Environ Health 1990;62:217-20. 6.Kalacic I. Ventilatory lung function in cement workers. Arch Environ Health 1973;26:84-5. 7.Oleru UG. Pulmonary function and symptoms of Nigerian workers exposed to cement dust.

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(PDF) Effect of Duration of Exposure to Cement Dust on ...

The reduction in lung function was probably associated with high cement dust exposure.In parallel to our findings, Merenu et al. [16] investigated the effect of cement dust exposure on 56 cement factory workers with a mean of 10 years exposure to cement dust on lung function.

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Thoracic dust exposure is associated with lung function ...

We hypothesised that exposure to workplace aerosols may lead to lung function impairment among cement production workers. Our study included 4966 workers in 24 cement production plants. Based on 6111 thoracic aerosol samples and information from questionnaires we estimated arithmetic mean exposure levels by plant and job type. Dynamic lung volumes were assessed by repeated spirometry

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[Effect of cement dust on the status of respiratory ...

1. Vrach Delo. 1966 Sep;9:90-2. [Effect of cement dust on the status of respiratory function of the lungs and pneumoconiosis morbidity]. [Article in Russian]

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Consequences of cement dust exposure on pulmonary function ...

Dec 20, 2020  Several health conditions are associated with cement dust exposure; obstructive and restrictive lung disorders are the most common consequences. The aims of this study were to assess the pulmonary function of cement factory workers and to determine the distribution of respiratory consequences resulting from dust

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Effect of Duration of Exposure to Cement Dust on ...

This study aimed to determine the effect of long term exposure to cement dust on lung function in non-smoking cement mill workers. This is a cross-sectional study of respiratory functions. Spirometry was performed in 100 apparently healthy volunteers; 50 non-smoking cement mill workers and 50 non-smoking un-exposed subjects. Based on the duration of exposure, cement mill workers were divided ...

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Effects of exposure to portland cement dust on lung ...

The present study was done to assess cement dust exposure and its relationship to respiratory health effects, both acute and chronic respiratory symptoms and ventilatory function impairment among Portland cement factory workers in Khash located in the south part of Iran.A cross-sectional study was conducted at Khash Portland cement producing factory in Iran in 2001.

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Worker Function on Cement Loading Effects of Dust

Effects of Dust Exposure to Lung Function on Cement Loading Worker by Mursid Raharjo Submission date: 14-Jan-2020 08:11AM (UTC+0700) Submission ID: 1241659332 File name: 32IJELS-09201943-Effectsof.pdf (111.4K) Word count: 2155 Character count: 11401

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Dangers of Exposure to Cement Dust to Lungs RT

Apr 25, 2016  A new study shows that long-term exposure to cement dust may cause a decline in lung volumes. The research, published in the European Respiratory Journal, is the first study to assess whether differing levels of exposure have a different level of impact on lung health.. Over 61,000 workers in the EU are employed in the cement production industry.

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[Effect of cement dust on the status of respiratory ...

1. Vrach Delo. 1966 Sep;9:90-2. [Effect of cement dust on the status of respiratory function of the lungs and pneumoconiosis morbidity]. [Article in Russian]

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The Effect of Cement Dust on the Lung Function in a

The present study aimed at assessing cement dust exposure and its relationship to lung function at a Portland cement factory in Ilam, Iran. Lung function tests were carried out on 112 workers at the cement factory in 2008-09. Simultaneously 85 non exposed workers were used as control. Lung function tests were performed for all subjects.

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Cement dust exposure and acute lung function: A cross ...

associations between cement dust exposure, chronic impairment of lung function and respiratory symptoms. A Malaysian study has shown association of total dust exposure and respiratory symptoms such as cough, phlegm, chest tightness and also with lung function indi-ces [9]. A few studies [4,5] have suggested a relationship between exposure to ...

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Effect of cement dust on lung function - Occupational Asthma

Apr 07, 2007  5.Vestbo J, Rasmussen FV. Long-term exposure to cement dust and later hospitalisation due to respiratory disease. Int Arch Occup Environ Health 1990;62:217-20. 6.Kalacic I. Ventilatory lung function in cement workers. Arch Environ Health 1973;26:84-5. 7.Oleru UG. Pulmonary function and symptoms of Nigerian workers exposed to cement dust.

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(PDF) Effect of exposure to dust generated from crushing ...

: Exposure to cement dust has been linked to lung function impairment. However, there are few such studies in Nigeria. The main aim of this study was to assess the post-work Peak Expiratory Flow ...

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Cement dust exposure and ventilatory function impairment ...

Cement dust exposure and ventilatory function impairment: an exposure-response study. Mwaiselage J (1), Bråtveit M, Moen B, Mashalla Y. We investigated cumulative total cement dust exposure and ventilatory function impairment at a Portland cement factory in Tanzania. All 126 production workers were exposed. The control group comprised all 88 ...

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Pulmonary Function Test in Cement Workers in Iraq ...

BACKGROUND: Exposure to cement dust has long been associated with the prevalence of respiratory symptoms and decline in pulmonary function. OBJECTIVE: This study assessed the effect of exposure to cement dust on lung function in cement factory workers in Iraq , by measuring Forced Vital Capacity (FVC), Forced Expiratory Volume in the first second (FEV1), FEV1/FVC ratio and

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Exposure to Cement Dust at a Portland Cement Factory and ...

cement factory (546 men), and (2) a 6-6% sample of the remainder of the male population comprising men born on the first or fifteenth of each month (858 men). The main purpose of the study was to examine the effects of inhaled cement dust on ventilatory lung function and

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Table 1 from Pulmonary Function Test in Cement Workers in ...

BACKGROUND: Exposure to cement dust has long been associated with the prevalence of respiratory symptoms and decline in pulmonary function. OBJECTIVE: This study assessed the effect of exposure to cement dust on lung function in cement factory workers in Iraq , by measuring Forced Vital Capacity (FVC), Forced Expiratory Volume in the first second (FEV1), FEV1/FVC ratio and

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