Prevention of Work-related Asthma: Study Search Results

Study Details
Prevention LevelPrimary
Study Year2004
Molecular Weight of AgentHMW
CategoryBaking allergens
AgentBaking allergens,fungal amylase
OccupationFlour milling, bakers
Outcome/DiagnosisSensitization and symptoms
Activity InterventionHealth surveillance(1993), education, engineering controls, PPE
Participation RateEmployees who in the course of their work could be exposed to dusts from any powdered ingredient were included in the surveillance program.
Intervention EffectivenessThe incidence the 1st 5 years (1993-1998) was 2085 per million employees per year;the last five years (1999-2003) the incidence was reduced to 405 per million employees per year.
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