Troubles respiratoires consécutifs à l'inhalation des poussières du World Trade Center

Translated title of the contribution: Respiratory disorders following the inhalation of dusts from the World Trade Center

X. G. Tao, J. Massa, L. Ashwell

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Abstract

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 contributionRespiratory disorders following the inhalation of dusts from the World Trade Center
Original languageFrench
Pages (from-to)95-96
Number of pages2
JournalEnvironnement, Risques et Sante
Volume7
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 1 2008

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Public Health, Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Health, Toxicology and Mutagenesis

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