EVALUATION OF EFFECT OF EXPOSURE TO ASPHALT FUMES ON WORKERS SKIN IN HOT-MIX ASPHALT PRODUCTION AND PAVING (PUBLICATIONS REWIEV)

DOI xxxxxxxx

Yavorsky E.E.

EVALUATION OF EFFECT OF EXPOSURE TO ASPHALT FUMES ON WORKERS SKIN IN HOT-MIX ASPHALT PRODUCTION AND PAVING (PUBLICATIONS REWIEV)

Institute for Occupational Health of AMS of Ukraine, Kiev

Повна стаття (PDF), RUS

In this article a short review of publications about effects of asphalt fumes on the human skin in production and using hot¬mix asphalt is presented. By now, it is unable to provide final conclusion on risk of carcinogenic diseases among workers in this workplaces. Also not enough data are accumulated to provide procedures for assessing risk of dermal diseases in the air of workplaces.

Key words: asphalt fumes, bitumen, carcinogenicity, health effects, occupational exposure, skin wipes, dermal exposure, photoderinatitis

Література

  1. Criteria for a recommended standard: occupational exposure to asphalt fumes/U.S. Dept, of Health. Education, and Welfare. Public Health Service, Center for Disease Control. National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health: DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 78-106.-Cincinnati. 1978,- 154 p.
  2. ASPHALT (BITUMEN). Concise International Chemical Assessment Document (C1CAD) 59/World Health Organization.- Geneva. 2004.- 56 p.
  3. Health Effects of Occupational Exposure to Asphalt. Hazard Review / U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Publication No. 2001-110.-2000 - 132 p.
  4. Puzinauskas V.P., Corbett L.W. Differences between petroleum asphalt, coal-tar pitch, and road tar/The Asphalt Institute. Research Report No. 78-1 .College Park. 1978.- 123 p.
  5. Mendez M.P. Asphalt Fumes. State of the Art// Vision Tecnologica.- 2001.- V.9. № 1.- P. 5 1-56.
  6. Brandt H-. Lafontaine M., Kriech A.J. et al. Inhalation study on exposure to bitumen fumes. Part 2: Analytical results at two exposure levels//Ann. Occup. Hyg.-2000.-V.44(1).-P. 31-41.
  7. Sivak A., Niemeier R., Lynch D. et al. Skin carcinogenicity of condensed asphalt roofing fumes and their fractions following dermal application to mice// Cancer Lett.- 1997.-№117,-P. 113-123.
  8. Reinke G., Swanson M., Paustenbach D., Beach J. Chemical and mutagenic properties of asphalt fume condensates generated under laboratory and field conditions//Mutat. Res.- 2000.- V.21:469(1 ).- P. 41-50.
  9. Hicks J.B. Asphalt industry cross-sectional exposure assessment study//Appl. Occup. Environ. Hyg.- 1995.-№10(10).- P. 840-848.
  10. Kriech A.J., Kurek J.T., Wissel H.L. et al. Evaluation of Worker Exposure to Asphalt Paving Fumes Using Traditional and Nontraditional Tfcchniques//Am. Ind. Hygiene Association (AIHA) J.- 2002 - №63 - P. 628-635.
  11. IARC Summary & Evaluation.- 1983.- V.32.- P. 135. 247.
  12. Toxicological profile for Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons/U.S. Department of Health & Human Sendees.- 1995.- TP-90-20.- 487 p.
  13. Багнова М.Д. Профессиональные дерматозы.- M.: Медицина, 1984.- 304 с.
  14. Сомов Б.А., Долгов А.П. Профессиональные заболевания кожи в ведущих отраслях народного хозяйства.- М.: Медицина. 1976.- 384 с.
  15. Рабен А.С., Антоньев А.А. Профессиональная дерматология.-М.: Медицина, 1974.-319 с.
  16. Селисский Г.Д., Стоянов Б.Г. Профилактика профессиональных дерматозов,- М.: Медицина. 1981.-272 с.
  17. Цыркунов Л.П. Контактные дерматозы.- К.: Здоров'я, 1987.- 176 с.
  18. Постановление Кабинета Министров Украины от 08.11.2000 г. №1662 «Про затвердження переліку професійних захворювань»//Все про бухгалтерський облік.- 2000,- 17 ноября.- №107(532).- С. 23-31.
  19. Правила охраны труда при строительстве, ремонте и содержании автомобильных дорог/ СОЮЗДОРНИИ.-М., 1993.- 122 с.
  20. Thayer P.S., Menzies К.Т., von Thuna P.C. Roofing asphalts, pitch and UVL carcinogenesis/U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Public Health Service. Centers for Disease Control. NIOSH. Division of Biomedical and Behavioral Science, NIOSH No. 210-78-0035.- Cincinnati. 1978,-57 p.
  21. Niemeier R.W., Thayer P.S., Menzies K.T. et al. A comparison of the skin carcinogenicity of condensed roofing asphalt and coal tar pitch fumes//Polynuclear aromatic hydrocarbons: a decade of progress. Tfenth International Symposium on polynuclear Aromatic Hydrocarbons/Ed. by M.Cooke. A.J.Dennis.- Columbus: Battelle Press. 1988.- P. 609-647.
  22. De Meo M., Genevois C., Brandt H. et al. In vitro studies of the genotoxic effects of bitumen and coal-tar fume condensates: comparison of data obtained by mutagenicity testing and DNA adduct analysis by 32P- postlabeling//Chem.-biol. Interactions.- 1996.-№101.~ P.73-88.
  23. Genevois C., Brandt H.C.A., Bartsch H. et al. Formation of DNA adducts in skin. lung, and lymphocytes after skin painting of rats with undiluted bitumen or coal-tar fume condensates//Polycyclic Aromatic Compounds.- 1996,- №8.- P. 75-92.
  24. Wolff M.S., Herbert R., Marcus M. et al. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbon (PAH) residues on skin in relation to air levels among roofers//Arch. Environ. Health.- 1989,- V.44. №3.-P. 157-163.
  25. Riala R., Heikkila R. Kanerva L. A questionnaire study of road pavers' and roofers' work-related skin symptoms and bitumen exposure//lnt. J. Dermatol.- 1998.- V.37. № 1.- P. 27-30.