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Aseptic bone necrosis survey in compressed air workers.
Northwest Industrial Medical Clinic, Seattle, Terminal Progress Report 1974 Dec; :1-3
Investigation to determine by X-ray the incidence of bone or joint injury among compressed air workers reveals that Washington State Safety Standards for Compressed Air Work appear to have prevented disability due to osteoarthritis up to 34 pounds per square inch gauge. The decompression procedures may have produced minimal bone shaft changes in approximately 6% of these tunnel workers.
NIOSH-Publication; Bone-disorders; Safety-measures; Work-environment;
X-Ray Northwest Indust Med Clin, Inc 1500 1St Avenue South Seattle, Wash 98134
Final Grant Report
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Northwest Industrial Medical Clinic, Seattle, Terminal Progress Report
Institute of Applied Physiology/medicine, Seattle, Washington
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