Original article

Scand J Work Environ Health 1984;10(4):211-217    pdf

doi:10.5271/sjweh.2339 | Issue date: Aug 1984

Mortality of English furniture makers.

by Acheson ED, Pippard EC, Winter PD

Men (5,108) who worked in the Buckinghamshire furniture industry before 1968 have been followed to the end of 1982; 1,638 (32.1%) had died. With the exception of nasal cancer, there was no significant increase in mortality, nor any trend towards increasing mortality with increasing dustiness of the work, for cancer of any site.