Chronic effects of occupational exposure to mineral fibres and recurrent chest infections in insulators


Exposure to mineral fibres (man-made forms of vitreous fibres often used as insulating material) is a risk factor for recurrent chest infections among workers, underscoring the necessity of workplace surveillance for protection from hazardous substances

Authors: Subhabrata Moitra, Ali Farshchi Tabrizi, Linda Henderson, Fadi Khadour, Mohamed Osman, Lyle Melenka, Paige Lacy
; Full Source: ERJ open research 2022 May 30;8(2):00095-2022. doi: 10.1183/23120541.00095-2022.