the Oulu police department three years ago the troops got sick of the reasons is the published research.
according to the survey the workers show caution harry likes them and house indoor air problems was a clear temporal connection. In addition, the researchers found in all affected persons workspaces dust samples significant toxicity.
affected by the timing by the turn of the year 2016-2017. After lengthy indoor air problems that the police house was remodel in the fall of 2016, the illness began to become a fast pace. About half of the workers, 140 people, contact the occupational health service. The regional state administrative agency were informed of the 47 work-related ill health, and the 22 employees had an asthma diagnosis.
Yle told Oulu events, and indoor air problems a contradiction in the broad case in July 2018.All samples were toxic to
a Recent study (you move to another service) was published on Tuesday in the international Microorganisms in the release. The publication is peer-reviewed, i.e. the quality of the trials is scientifically evaluated before release.
survey make Oulu work in the occupational health specialist Saija Hyvönen and infection diseases associate professor Hannu Syrjälä . They collected dust samples from the premises, where sick had worked. They analyzed the samples for toxicity both directly to dust that by cultivating samples in the laboratory. Toxicity was measured by exposing samples of pig sperm.Former police house customer service facilities. The photo was taken in the summer of 2018.Antti J. Leinonen
All the samples revealed they were strongly or very strongly toxic in at least one method. Either the dust was directly toxic, or dust crops turned out moldy or bacteria for toxic.
– there Is a legitimate reason to suspect that the building conditions trigger people a permanent illness, Hyvönen says.
the Conclusions associated with some uncertainties. Samples were collected from room surfaces for weeks and months after the disease was found. Most likely the circumstances were, however, similar to ill health at the time, because the dust samples were taken before the building closure.
it Is known that part of the moisture damage on the premises of growing microbes to produce toxins. The toxicity measurement is, however, at least for the time being not officially a health hazard to measure, but up to as part of the overall assessments. This is due to the fact that I can't for sure say what kind of amount of poison will trigger a health risk.the renovation was extended to the police in the house still the summer of 2018.Antti J. Leinonen
Hyvönen and Syrjälän research that subject for more information. Hyvönen is a police of the former occupational health doctor. He took interest in the case that violence due to so much that is used it causes to the study of the abundance of their own time.
– nothing can be based on this to say for sure. But also no other apparent reason is not presented. We hope that the research would contribute to identify the conditions under which people's health is compromised, he said.All patients symptoms continued
One of the Oulu police department of sufferers is not according to the study, improved.
the Study included asthma diagnosis treated as devoid of all, namely 21 persons. They 18 still has this fall been a regular medication. Three use medication if necessary. Eleven have been found to have recurrent symptoms, for example, chemicals and road dust, which restricts their habitat to.
– All the asthma diagnosis I received are still suffering from symptoms, Hyvönen says.
asthma number of cases in the Oulu police in the house to rise in a short time exceptional.
police house employees the usual number of new astmoja would have been two years. Now they're 11-fold, which is medically really significant change.
Hyvönen and Syrjälän in addition, other parties are not investigated, the police house of the ill health reasons.
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