[Airport related air pollution and health effects]

Ivo Iavicoli, Luca Fontana, Carla Ancona, Francesco Forastiere

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Abstract

Airport is an extremely complex emission source of airborne pollutants that can have a significant impact on the environment. Indeed, several airborne chemicals emitted during airport activities may significantly get worse air quality and increase exposure level of both airport workers and general population living nearby the airports. In recent years airport traffic has increased and consequently several studies investigated the association between airport-related air pollution and occurrence of adverse health effects, particularly on respiratory system, in exposed workers and general population resident nearby. In this context, we carried out a critical evaluation of the studies that investigated this correlation in order to obtain a deeper knowledge of this issue and to identify the future research needs. Results show that the evidence of association between airport-related air pollution and health effects on workers and residents is still limited.
Titolo tradotto del contributo[Autom. eng. transl.] [Airport related air pollution and health effects]
Lingua originaleItalian
pagine (da-a)237-243
Numero di pagine7
RivistaEpidemiologia e prevenzione
Volume38
Stato di pubblicazionePubblicato - 2014

Keywords

  • airport

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