20 June 2018
Potential Health Risk of Endocrine Disruptors in Construction Sector and Plastics IndustryFellow Aleksandra Fucic has recently published the article Potential Health Risk of Endocrine Disruptors in Construction Sector and Plastics Industry: A New Paradigm in Occupational Health, Int. J. Environ. Res. Public Health 2018, 15(6), 1229.
Focusing on the construction and plastics industries, the article discusses: (a) why occupational exposure to EDs needs a more specific approach to occupational health risk assessments, (b) identifies the current knowledge gaps, and (c) identifies and gives a rationale for a future occupational health paradigm, which will include ED biomarkers as a relevant parameter in occupational health risk assessment, surveillance and exposure prevention.