Battelle Laboratories-King Avenue, Former Construction Workers Screening ProjectsOffice of Environment, Health, Safety & Security
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|Project Name:||Building Trades National Medical Screening Program|
|Covered DOE Site:||Battelle Laboratories-King Avenue|
|Worker Population Served:||Construction workers|
|Principal Investigator:||Knut Ringen, DrPH, MHA, MPH|
This project is intended to provide free medical screening to former workers in the building trades (construction workers). The screening targets health problems resulting from exposures, including asbestos, beryllium, cadmium, chromium, lead, mercury, noise, radiation, silica and/or solvents. The project is being carried out by a large group led by CPWR - The Center for Construction Research and Training, an applied occupational health research and development center of the Building and Construction Trades Department of the AFL-CIO, in partnership with Duke University Medical Center, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, and Zenith American Solutions, Inc.
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