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Inadvertent ingestion exposure in the workplace [online]
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Great Britain. Institute of Occupational Medicine
Hughson, G. W.
Cherrie, John W.
HSE research report
vi, 96 p. ; 30 cm.
Sudbury, Suffolk, UK: Health and Safety Executive
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Human exposure to hazardous substances in the workplace by inhalation and skin contact are well understood, but there has been little systematic research into ingestion of hazardous substances used at work. This report attempts to identify from published information whether inadvertent ingestion is an important route of exposure in the workplace and examines possible methods that could be used to quantify ingestion exposure.
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