A Retrospective Assessment of Occupational Exposure to Elemental Carbon in the U.S. Trucking IndustryDavis, Mary E.
Hart, Jamie E.
Smith, Thomas J.
Background: Despite considerable epidemiologic evidence about the health effects of chronic exposure to vehicle exhaust, efforts at defining the extent of risk have been limited by the lack of historical exposure measurements suitable for use in epidemiologic studies and for risk assessment. Objectives: We sought to reconstruct exposure to elemental carbon (EC), a marker of diesel and other vehicl... read more