DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 2010-145
Past estimates indicate that about 4% of cancer deaths in the U.S. are caused by occupational exposures; currently this is thought to underestimate the true burden of occupational cancer.1 Many of the studies that reported on the health effects of carcinogens were conducted in manufacturing.
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- Page last updated: June 6, 2014
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- National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Education and Information Division