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Measure: Exposure at Work and in Daily Life   #060400

Definition:

A series of questions about being exposed to environmental substances at work or during daily activities

Purpose:

Some people may be exposed to known environmental contaminants during their daily activities or at work. These hazardous substances can cause a broad range of health ailments such as cancer, or cardiac, pulmonary, nervous, and reproductive system problems. By identifying these exposures and the length of time of the exposure, researchers can conduct a better assessment of the environmental causes of illness.

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Keywords:

Environmental exposures, American Cancer Society, ACS work exposures, asbestos, chemicals, acids, solvents, diesel engine exhaust, gasoline engine exhaust, dust, dyes, formaldehyde, pesticides, herbicides, fibers, X-rays, radioactive material

Measure Release Date: May 31, 2016

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