Consultancy by sector

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Exposure to hazardous substances occurs in many sectors of industry. A number of sectors in which we are active is highlighted in this section.

The projects described below have recently been completed. Read more about our other projects, by sector, from the right menu.


Reproduction toxic drugs

6 May 2013

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.

Evaluation of the hazard of skin permeation of bitumen fume in occupationally exposed workers

8 Feb 2013

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).