Jobs cause one in 10 asthma cases: study
The Sydney Morning Herald, June 6, 2006
One in 10 Australians who develop asthma as an adult probably have their workplace to blame, a study has found.
New statistics released by respiratory experts show hairdressers, spray painters and other people working with chemicals are at greater risk of developing asthma.
More information on asthma
Occupational asthma in New South Wales (NSW): a population-based study
A Johnson, BG Toelle, D Yates, E Belousova, K Ng, S Corbett and G Marks
Occupational Medicine 2006 56(4):258-262