Asbestos was widely used in construction in both a friable and a compact form until the 1990s, before its use was banned. Today, many of these materials are still in situ and represent a source of risk for construction workers. The objective of the study was to analyse the cases of mesothelioma arising among construction workers registered in the Apulia regional register of mesothelioma.

Malignant mesothelioma in construction workers: the Apulia regional mesothelioma register, Southern Italy

Vimercati, L
Conceptualization
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Cavone, D
Conceptualization
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Caputi, A
Membro del Collaboration Group
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De Maria, L
Writing – Original Draft Preparation
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Ferri, G M
Conceptualization
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Serio, G
2019

Abstract

Asbestos was widely used in construction in both a friable and a compact form until the 1990s, before its use was banned. Today, many of these materials are still in situ and represent a source of risk for construction workers. The objective of the study was to analyse the cases of mesothelioma arising among construction workers registered in the Apulia regional register of mesothelioma.
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