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|Title:||142. Occupational exposure to chemicals and hearing impairment.|
Morata, Thais C
|Publisher:||Arbets- och miljömedicin, Göteborgs universitet|
|Series/Report no.:||Arbete och Hälsa, Vetenskaplig skriftserie|
|Keywords:||asphyxiant, auditory, hearing, metal, noise, occupational exposure|
limit, ototoxic, PCB, pesticide, review, risk assessment, solvent
|Abstract:||Research conducted over the last two decades has brought attention to the ototoxicity of chemicals in the workplace and their interaction with noise. Chemicals that have been specifically studied for their ototoxicity include solvents, metals, asphyxiants, PCBs and pesticides. Noise exposure is particularly damaging to the cochlea, a part of the peripheral auditory system, whereas chemicals tend to affect both the cochlear structures and the central auditory system. Reduced blood flow and ... more|
|Appears in Collections:||Arbete och Hälsa|