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DIESEL FUMES - ALERT

DIESEL FUMES - ALERT

Did you know, one worker is diagnosed with diesel-fume related lung cancer every three days? 

Workers who are regularly exposed to diesel exhaust fumes at work can be up to 40 percent more likely to develop lung cancer.

Diesel fumes can cause lung cancer, chronic bronchitis, heart disease, stroke, respiratory infections and exacerbation of asthma.

Workers particularly at risk include diesel mechanics, vehicle service and repair and those working with diesel operated engines, generators, compressors etc. 

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