In April 2013, the Dutch Health Council has published an advise to classify theophylline, prescribed for asthma and other respiratory diseases, and anti-inflammatories triamcinolone and triamcinolone acetonide as “presumed harmful to the unborn child (reproduction toxic category 1B) in occupational exposure. Wether these substances also have adverse effects on fertility remains unsure because the current state of knowledge is inadequate.
Occupational exposure to these substances particularly occurs in pharmacies and pharmaceutical industry.
Measurements of exposure to dust, quartz, and PAHs during the milling of asphalt, in the current and new approach.
Monitoring the exposure to Sevoflurane on an outpatient operating room of a regional hospital.
Measuring the exposure to diesel engine exhaust (DEE) at a waste incineration plant.
Client: Afval Energie Bedrijf Amsterdam
Assessment of the exposure to diesel engine exhaust (DEE) at a waste incineration plant with an exposure estimation model.
Read the press release here. In the Netherlands, exposure to diesel engine exhaust (DEE) is being monitored by the Labour Inspectorate for a while. DEE is labeled as carcinogen since several years.
Determination of exposure to antineoplastic drugs among hospital staff on inpatient and outpatient departments of a hospital.
poster “REVIEW OF SKIN PERMEATION HAZARD OF BITUMEN FUME” presented at the symposium Health Effects of Occupational Exposure to Emissions from Asphalt/Bitumen Symposium, co-organised by DFG and ACGIH at 7-8 juni 2006, Dresden, Germany
Read the corresponding paper in the journal of Occupational and Environmental Hygiene (2007).