Lungs function in relation to exposure to cotton dust in a hosiery section of a textiles plant in Punjab, Pakistan
This cross-sectional study examined the effects of cotton dust on the respiratory health of 287 workers employed in the hosiery section of a textiles plant in Faisalabad, Pakistan.
An investigation of latex sensitivity and respiratory complaints in workers in a rubber-based material manufacturing industry
This study examined the prevalence of latex sensitivity in 108 males in a workplace producing rubber-based vehicle seals, as compared with 52 control subjects.
Effect of experimental exposures to 3-D printer emissions on nasal allergen responses and lung diffusing capacity for inhaled carbon monoxide/nitric oxide in subjects with seasonal allergic rhinitis
This crossover study evaluated the effect of 2 hours of exposure to 3D printer emissions on allergen responsiveness and lung diffusing capacity in 28 young subjects (18–40 years) with seasonal allergic rhinitis.
Pulmonary function and respiratory symptoms in workers exposed to respirable silica dust: A historical cohort study
This historical cohort study evaluated pulmonary function in 381 workers exposed to various levels of silica dust, as compared with 254 non-exposed workers.
Association of lung function with benzene, toluene and xylenes (Btx) in end-exhaled air in gas station attendants
This study evaluated spirometry parameters in gas station attendants exposed to benzene, toluene and xylenes (n=20), as compared with office workers (n=11), in Gampaha district, Sri Lanka.
This cross-sectional study examined the pulmonary function of 86 adult male woodworkers exposed to mixed tropical hardwood, as compared with 89 non-woodworkers, in Kumasi, Ghana.
This cross-sectional study examined the association between pesticide use and lung function impairment in 142 agricultural farmers in Thatta, Pakistan. […]
Influence of varying degree of wood dust exposure on pulmonary function and respiratory symptoms among wood workers in Kano, North Western Nigeria
This cross-sectional study examined respiratory function and symptoms in 370 randomly selected wood workers exposed to varying degrees of wood […]
This study examined the association between cross-shift and longitudinal changes in FEV1 in 817 dry wood dust-exposed woodworkers and 136 […]
This cross-sectional study examined the pulmonary effects of chemicals in 130 males working in car wash stations, as compared with […]
Pattern and predictors for respiratory illnesses and symptoms and lung function among textile workers in Karachi, Pakistan
This cross-sectional study examined the burden of respiratory morbidity in 372 adult male workers from the spinning and weaving sections […]
This was a longitudinal study that examined the effects of occupational exposure to aerosols and gases on pulmonary diffusing capacity […]
This cross-sectional, observational study examined the prevalence of respiratory morbidity and ventilatory function impairment in 150 dust-exposed cement factory employees […]
This study examined work-related symptoms and workplace-specific serum IgE levels in 32 workers at a specialist insect breeding facility in […]
Effect of respirable coal mine dust and quartz on lung function parameters of German coalminers: A longitudinal study 1974-2004
This longitudinal study examined the nature and magnitude of lung function decline from exposure to coal and quartz in 1352 […]
Organic dust toxic syndrome at a grass seed plant caused by exposure to high concentrations of bioaerosols
This study examined the association between exposure to a particularly dusty lot of seeds and the development of organic dust […]
Observational cross-sectional study on Symptoms Associated to Moisture DAmage at Workplace: The SAMDAW study protocol
This paper described the design of an observational, cross-sectional study that will examine the prevalence of respiratory, voice, and other […]
Respiratory effects of occupational exposure to low concentration of hydrochloric acid among exposed workers: A case study in steel industry
This study investigated respiratory symptoms and pulmonary dysfunction caused by occupational exposure to low concentrations of hydrochloric acid in 45 […]
Respiratory symptoms and diminished lung functions associated with occupational dust exposure among iron ore mine workers in Iran
This cross-sectional study evaluated pulmonary symptoms and lung function in 174 dust-exposed workers, as compared with 93 unexposed administrative employees, […]
This study evaluated the influence of latex and other chemicals on the pulmonary function of 50 workers engaged in rubber […]
Dose-response of cotton dust exposure with lung function among textile workers: MultiTex Study in Karachi, Pakistan
This cross-sectional survey examined the dose-response relationship between cotton dust exposure and lung function in 303 male textile workers in […]
This study examined the respiratory effects of exposure to soft paper dust exposure in 198 soft tissue paper mill workers […]
The occupations at increased risk of COPD: Analysis of lifetime job-histories in the population-based UK Biobank Cohort
This study examined the association between lifetime job history and COPD in 94,551 subjects participating in the population-based UK Biobank […]
This cross-sectional study examined whether ambient air pollution was related to lung function and COPD in 303,887 subjects participating in […]
This study examined the relationship between adult-onset asthma and lifetime occupation and occupational exposures in 9488 subjects enrolled in the […]
This study examined the relationship between concurrent inhalant occupational exposures and exacerbations of asthma and/or COPD in 7,768 subjects enrolled […]