Diesel engine exhaust is a complex mixture of gases and particulates formed when diesel fuel is burned.
Diesel engine exhaust causes lung cancer and may cause bladder cancer. Exposure can also cause eye and throat irritation, nausea, cough and phlegm, and allergic reactions.
Diesel Engine Exhaust Exposure in the Ontario Construction Industry
Diesel exhaust exposure in Ontario fire halls
Evaluation of prevention strategies for reducing the burden of cancer in the Ontario construction industry
Occupational exposure limits for carcinogens in Ontario workplaces: Opportunities to prevent and control exposure
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