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Low level exposure to nine volatile chemicals in research and testing laboratories at a South African university
Universities have numerous research and testing laboratories where laboratory workers are exposed to various hazardous chemical substances on a regular basis with short periods of exposure possibly above the short-term ...
Comparison of South African skin and sensitisation notations with those of other countries
(Occupational Health Southern Africa, 2010)
South African skin notations listed in the Regulations for Hazardous Chemical Substances (RHCS) and Mine Health and Safety Regulations (MHSR) were compared to those of selected other developed countries in order to ascertain ...
Assessment of dermal exposure and skin condition of workers exposed to nickel at a South African base metal refinery
(Oxford Univ Press, 2010)
Objectives: The objectives of this study were to assess dermal exposure of cell workers to nickel at a South African base metal refinery and to characterize their skin condition by measuring the skin hydration and trans ...
Flow cytometric analysis of the oxidative status in human peripheral blood mononuclear cells of workers exposed to welding fumes
(Taylor & Francis, 2010)
Flow cytometry is a simple analytical technique that identifies, counts, and characterizes cells. The oxidative status of cells is influenced by many exogenous sources, such as occupational exposure to welding fumes. This ...