After the terrorist attacks on 11 September 2001, several thousand workers labored for months to evacuate the debris of World Trade Center and clean the site. They breathed a complex dust containing combustion particles and fragments of various construction materials. A study performed 20 months after the event assessed the impact of this exposure. and found the prevalence of respiratory disorders at least twice that of controls.
|Translated title of the contribution||Respiratory disorders following the inhalation of dusts from the World Trade Center|
|Number of pages||2|
|Journal||Environnement, Risques et Sante|
|State||Published - Mar 1 2008|
ASJC Scopus subject areas
- Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
- Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis