Unformatted text preview: limited information regarding workers being exposed to diesel fumes, and these numbers could also be affected by workers smoking cigarettes. Both the OSHA website and Diesel Net say that workers exposed to diesel exhaust fumes could face serious health problems including cancer. These two websites also go on to say that there is no real system in place for making sure workers are not exposed to unhealthy levels of diesel exhaust fumes. This topic relates to my major, biology, because diesel exhaust not only causes harm to workers on the job, but also causes harm to the environment. Diesel exhaust is a major factor in contributing to global warming. The topic of diesel exhaust would also be a good topic for an OSEH major because so far OSHA has nor regulations regarding workers who work around diesel exhaust and their health....
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- Spring '08
- Epidemiology, Tobacco smoking, Truck, diesel exhaust, Diesel Net