The overall aim of this research is to assess the exposure of workers in conventional and alternative egg production facilities to dust and bio-aerosols, and to characterize the respiratory health risks they face.
From 2020 to 2023
Air quality, Animal welfare
Unfortunately, animal welface practices may impact the health of workers.
Institut de recherche Robert-Sauvé en santé et en sécurité du travail
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