One hundred zinc workers had been exposed to carcinogenic acid mist at Hobart’s Nyrstar plant, according to the Construction, Forestry, Mining and Energy Union, wrote Michelle Paine in The Mercury (10/10/2007, p. 13).
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100 zinc workers exposed to carcinogenic acid mist at Hobart’s Nyrstar plant: medical help sought; assessment needed
Posted by gmarkets on 17 October, 2007
Death rates from leukaemia for children up to 9yrs of age between 5-24pc higher depending on proximity to nuclear facilities, warns Democrats leader
Posted by gmarkets on 22 September, 2007
The Medical University of South Carolina conducted a sophisticated meta-analysis of 17 research papers covering 136 nuclear sites throughout the Western World and found strong links to cancer with proximity to nuclear facilities, said Federal Senator Lyn Allison (Victoria), leader of the Australian Democrats (11/9/2007).