Ann Occup Hyg 2016 Jul 13;60(6):717-30. Epub 2016 May 13.
1.Center for Environment, Health and Welfare Research, Korea Institute of Science and Technology, 5, Hwarang-ro 14-gil, Seongbuk-gu, Seoul 02792, Republic of Korea; 2.Green School (Graduate School of Energy and Environment), Korea University, 145 Anam-ro Seongbuk-gu, Seoul 02841, Republic of Korea;
: Black carbon (BC) originating from various combustion sources has been extensively surveyed to characterize the effects of BC on global warming and human health, and many online monitors are available. In this study, BC was considered as a surrogate for carbon-based nanomaterials in an occupational health study.Methods
: Specifically, BC concentrations were monitored continuously with an aethalometer for 24h at four carbon nanotube (CNT) workplaces located in rural, urban, and industrial areas, which had different background air pollution levels. Read More