Females Welding and the Unborn Child

The number of women in Canada employed as welders and participating in welding apprenticeship programs is growing. However, little is known about the effects of exposure to metals and other welding tasks on women’s fertility and pregnancy. This project examined the feasibility of conducting a cohort study of female welders, and developed tools to assess workplace exposure and reproductive outcomes.

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http://www.worksafebc.com/contact_us/research/research_results/res_60_10_1220.asp
http://www.worksafebc.com/contact_us/research/funding_decisions/assets/pdf/2010/RS2010-DG04.pdf

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