A review of health effects associated with exposure to jet engine emissions in and around airports

Katja M. BendtsenElizabeth BengtsenAnne T. Saber & Ulla Vogel



( ehjournal.biomedcentral.com February 06, 2021) Airport personnel are at risk of occupational exposure to jet engine emissions, which similarly to diesel exhaust emissions include volatile organic compounds and particulate matter consisting of an inorganic carbon core with associated polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, and metals. Diesel exhaust is classified as carcinogenic and the particulate fraction has in itself been linked to several adverse health effects including cancer. Read Full Article

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