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Field evaluation of carbon monoxide exposed toll collectors.
Johnson BL; Cohen HH; Struble R; Setzer JV; Anger WK; Gutnik BD; McDonough T; Hauser P
Behavioral Toxicology: Early Detection of Occupational Hazards. Xintaras C, Johnson BL, De Groot I, eds., Washington, DC: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, (NIOSH) 74-126, 1974 Jan; :306-328
Evaluation of highway toll collectors indicates excessive exposure to carbon monoxide whenever the mean hourly vehicle count exceeds 300 vehicles. Carbon monoxide exposure is found to correlate with impaired behavioral performance suggesting that workers respond less quickly and less accurately.
Environmental-contaminants; Air-pollution; Toxic-gases; NIOSH-Author; Automotive-emissions
Xintaras C; Johnson BL; De Groot I
Behavioral Toxicology: Early Detection of Occupational Hazards
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