Prevention of Work-related Asthma: Study Search Results

Study Details
Prevention LevelPrimary
Study Year1993
Molecular Weight of AgentLMW
AgentDiphenylmethane diisocyanate (MDI)
OccupationWorkers in a urethane mold plant
Outcome/DiagnosisOccupational asthma
Activity InterventionPlant design leading to reduction of exposure to MDI
Participation Rate243 of 243 eligible subjects (Participation rate: 100%)
Intervention EffectivenessStrict control and monitoring of ambient MDI exposure was associated with low prevalence of OA (3 of 243 subjects, 1.2%), which is less than the prevalence of 5% estimated in another plant with workers exposed to MDI.
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