Occupational Asthma Reference

Vandenplas O, Dargent F, Auverdin J, Boulanger J, Bossiroy J, Roosels D, Vande Weyer R, Occupational asthma due to gas metal arc welding on mild steel, Thorax, 1995;50:587-589,

Keywords: asthma, welder, gas metal arc, case report

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Olivier Vandenplas, Universite Mont-Goginne, Yvoir Olivier Vandenplas

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Occupational asthma has been documented in electric arc welders exposed to manual metal arc welding on stainless steel. A subject is described who developed late and dual asthmatic reactions after occupational-type challenge exposure to gas metal arc welding on uncoated mild steel.

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