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    • 140. Sulphuric, hydrochloric, nitric and phosphoric acids 

      van der Hagen, Marianne; Järnberg, Jill (2009-09-21)
      Sulphuric, hydrochloric, nitric and phosphoric acids are common inorganic or mineral acids. The first three acids are strong, whereas phosphoric acid is weaker. They are all important industrial chemicals used in a variety ...
    • 141. Isoflurane, sevoflurane and desflurane 

      Thoustrup Saber, Anne; Sørig Hougaard, Karin (2009-11-13)
      Saber AT and Hougaard KS. The Nordic Expert Group for Criteria Documentation of Health Risks from Chemicals. 141. Isoflurane, sevoflurane and desflurane. Arbete och Hälsa 2009;43(9):1-117. Isoflurane, sevoflurane and ...
    • 142. Occupational exposure to chemicals and hearing impairment. 

      Johnson, Ann-Christin; Morata, Thais C (Arbets- och miljömedicin, Göteborgs universitet, 2010)
      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 ...
    • 143. Phosphate triesters with flame retardant properties 

      Sjögren, Bengt; Iregren, Anders; Järnberg, Jill (Gothenburg University, 2010-10)
      Summary Sjögren B, Iregren A, Järnberg J. The Nordic Expert Group for Criteria Documentation of Health Risks from Chemicals. 143. Phosphate triesters with flame retardant properties. Arbete och Hälsa 2010;44(6):1-220. This ...
    • 144. Endotoxins. 

      The Nordic Expert Group for Criteria Documentation of Health Risks from Chemical and the Dutch Expert Committe on Occupational Safety. (Arbets- och miljömedicin, Göteborgs universitet, 2011)
      Endotoxins are components of the outer membrane of Gram-negative bacteria and are a biologically active component in most organic dusts. Occupational exposure occurs primarily in the agriculture industry and related ...
    • 145. Aluminium and aluminium 

      The Nordic Expert Group for Criteria Documentation of Health Risks from Chemicals and the Dutch Expert Committee on Occupational Safety. (Arbets- och miljömedicin, Göteborgs universitet, 2011)
      Aluminium (Al) is silvery, light, malleable and ductile, and the most abundant metal in the earth’s crust. Al is used primarily for metallurgical purposes, especially to produce Al-based alloy castings and wrought Al. ...
    • 146. Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) 

      Lindell, Birgitta; The Nordic Expert Group for Criteria Documentation of Health Risks from Chemicals (Arbets- och miljömedicin, Göteborgs universitet, 2012)
      Polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) are a class of 209 synthetic compounds (con-geners), in which 1–10 chlorine atoms are attached to biphenyl in different com-binations. PCBs are non-volatile, although low-chlorinated congeners ...
    • 147. Carbon monoxide 

      Stockman-Juvala, Helene; The Nordic Expert Group for Criteria Documentation; Arbetsmiljöverket (Arbets- och miljömedicin, Göteborgs universitet, 2012)
      Carbon monoxide (CO) is an odourless and colourless gas produced by incomplete burning of carbon-based fuels. CO is also a constituent of tobacco smoke. Exposure to CO is common in many occupational areas, including ...
    • 148. Carbon nanotubes 

      Hedmer, Maria; Kåredal, Monica; Gustavsson, Per; Rissler, Jenny (Arbets- och miljömedicin, Göteborgs universitet, 2013)
      Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) can be seen as graphene sheets rolled to form cylinders. CNTs may be categorised as single- (SWCNT) or multi-walled (MWCNT). Due to the small size, the number of particles as well as the surface ...
    • 148. Carbon nanotubes 

      Hedmer, Maria; Kåredal, Monica; Gustavsson, Per; Rissler, Jenny (Arbets- och miljömedicin, Göteborgs universitet, 2013)
      Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) can be seen as graphene sheets rolled to form cylinders. CNTs may be categorised as single- (SWCNT) or multi-walled (MWCNT). Due to the small size, the number of particles as well as the surface ...
    • 149. Diesel Engine Exhaust 

      Taxell, Piia (Arbets- och miljömedicin vid Göteborgs universitet & Arbetsmiljöverket, 2016-06-08)
      Diesel engine exhaust is a complex mixture of gaseous and particulate compounds produced during the combustion of diesel fuels. The gas phase includes carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxides (NOX), carbon monoxide and small amounts ...
    • 151. Occupational skin exposure to chemicals 

      Julander, Anneli; Boman, Anders; Johanson, Gunnar; Lidén, Carola (Arbets- och miljömedicin, Göteborgs universitet, 2018-04-25)
      Hudexponering för kemikalier kan ske genom kontakt med luft, fasta material, vätskor, kontaminerade ytor eller genom avsiktlig applicering. Hudexponering kan orsaka upptag genom huden, hudsensibilisering och hudirritation, ...
    • A quarter century perspective on low back pain A longitudinal study 

      Thorbjörnsson, C Bildt (Arbetslivsinstitutet, 1999)
      The focus of this thesis is analyses of associations between occupational and non-occupational conditions on the one hand, and low back pain on the other. Methodological aspects of assessment of information about psychosocial ...
    • Accidents leading to over-exertion back injuries among nursing personnel 

      Engkvist, I-L (Arbetslivsinstitutet, 1999)
      The overall aim of the present thesis was to contribute to the knowledge of occupational accidents leading to over-exertion back injuries among nursing personnel, which can be used for developing effective preventive ...
    • Acute Cytokine Responses to Inhaled Swine Confinement Building Dust 

      Wang, Z (Arbetslivsinstitutet, 1997)
      Inhalation of swine house dust (swine dust) may cause an acute inflammatory reaction known as Organic Dust Toxic Syndrome (ODTS). The reaction does not require sensitisation and is associated with airway inflammation, ...
    • Airborne birch and grass pollen allergens in driving compartments of coaches 

      Holmquist, Leif; Vesterberg, Olof (Arbetslivsinstitutet, 2001)
      Background: Particulate and gaseous air pollutants originating from vehicular traffic have been shown to increase the allergenicity of birch and grass pollen particles and also to aggravate allergic inflammation. Thus ...
    • Allergy to Laboratory Animals Risk Factors for Development of Allergy and Methods for Measuring Airborne Rodent Allergens 

      Renström, A (Arbetslivsinstitutet, 1997)
      Between 10-50% of workers exposed to laboratory animals, mainly rats or mice, develop laboratory animal allergy (LAA) with symptoms of rhinitis, conjuctivitis, asthma, or urticaria, and develop IgE against animal allergens. ...
    • Anställda i uthyrningsföretag Vilka trivs och vilka vill sluta? 

      Isaksson, K; Bellaagh, K (Arbetslivsinstitutet, 1999)
      Job satisfaction and intention to quit among temporary help employees This is a case study of a large Swedish temporary help agencey. The aim was to describe the specific working conditions of temporary help workers, ...
    • Anställningsformer, arbetsmiljö och hälsa i ett centrum-periferiperspektiv 

      Aronsson, Gunnar; Gustafsson, Klas; Dallner, Margareta (Arbetslivsinstitutet, 2000)
      Forms of employment, work environment and health in to a centre : periphery perspective The aim of the study was to compare and analyse differences in work conditions and health between workers in permanent and temporary ...
    • Anställningskontrakt och psykologiska kontrakt : förändrade relationer på arbetsplatserna 

      Isaksson, Kerstin; Bellaagh, Katalin (Arbetslivsinstitutet, 2005)
      Employment contract and psychological contract : changing relations at workplaces This study examines permanent (n = 569) and temporary employees (n = 199) in three sectors in Sweden. These include education (n = 292), ...