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A Summer Report on the Electronics Hazard Hotline

Source: PHASE

“During the course of the NIOSH study on the Electronics Component Manufacturing Industry, certain labor unions and workers oriented organizations commented on the lack of direct worker input into the study.”

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US electronics network to start worker exposure programme

Source: Chemical Watch

“A US multi-stakeholder group is starting a programme in October that aims to protect workers from hazardous chemicals along the electronics supply chain.”

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Case–control study of brain and other central nervous system cancer among workers at semiconductor and storage device manufacturing facilities

Source: BMJ Journals

“This study evaluated the relationship between brain and other central nervous system cancer (‘CNS cancer’) and exposures at two semiconductor and electronic module manufacturing facilities and at a storage device manufacturing facility.”

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These Bunnies Just Keep Going / Clean-room chip workers toil12-hour days in bunny suits

Source: SF Gate

“A phalanx of white-suited workers, with no skin visible except their eyes, begins to file off of the NEC Electronics computer-chip factory floor just before 6 a.m.”

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Exposure to indium-tin oxide may pose risk to manufacturing workers’ lungs: study

Source: Safety and Health Magazine

“A chemical compound used to make high-tech products such as flat-panel displays, solar panels and energy-efficient windows may put workers at risk of developing a potentially fatal respiratory condition called indium lung disease, according to a recent study from NIOSH.”

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Regional Risk Assessment: Electronics Industry, Indonesia

Contributing organisation: LIPS, Indonesia

Source: ElectronicsWatch

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Electronics Industry Production

Midstream Recommendations From UNSAICM Meeting in Vienna

Source: ElectronicsWatch

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