Occupational Health Hazards

Environmental health is often analyzed separately from occupational health, but they're often less distinct than we think. That's something clear in this document about fuel tank cleaners, who fell sick shortly after lead exposure while on the job.


From nausea to blindness to even death, numerous workers at duPont and Ethyl Corporation in Florida, San Francisco, and North Carolina reported various physical ailments after cleaning lead poisoned gas tanks.