Occupational Health Monitoring of Computer Numeric Controlled (CNC) Lathe Machinists Exposed to Metal Aerosols


Department of Occupational Hygiene, School of Public Health, Shaheed Beheshti University of Medical Sciences and Health Services, TEHRAN-IRAN


Background: Metal working fluids (MWFs) sprayed through lathe machine operations in the air, are considered as hazardous chemical constituents of working room air. MWFs are detrimental for respiratory system and skin and are also