Workers at Risk for Manganese Exposure

  • Painters
  • Chemical workers
  • Gasoline distribution workers
  • Refinery workers
  • Shoe/leather workers
  • Rubber workers
  • Pesticides manufacturing workers
  • Printers
  • Paper and pulp manufacturing workers
  • Adhesive production workers
  • Newspaper press workers

Scientists recently reported that welding might trigger the early onset of Parkinson’s Disease. A research team led by neurologist Brad A. Racette , M.D., found that professional welders developed typical clinical and neurological signs of the disease an average of 15 years earlier than the general population. The study was featured in the professional journal Neurology with an accompanying editorial.

Note: See a doctor if you have been harmed by this substance. It may be important to contact an attorney who can help you protect your legal rights. If you have any of  symptoms, go to your doctor as soon as possible.

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