Occupational Exposure to Urban Airborne Particulate Matter: A Review on Environmental Monitoring and Health Effects

  • Ivo IavicoliEmail author
  • Veruscka Leso
  • Luca Fontana
  • Antonio Bergamaschi
Part of the Environmental Science and Engineering book series (ESE)


Airborne particulate matter (PM) is a complex chemical mixture of extremely small solid particles and liquid droplets that can derive from both natural and anthropogenic sources (USEPA 2008; Vedal and Sullivan 2007).


PM10 Concentration Taxi Driver PM10 Level Road Traffic Noise Urban Worker 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ivo Iavicoli
    • 1
    Email author
  • Veruscka Leso
    • 1
  • Luca Fontana
    • 1
  • Antonio Bergamaschi
    • 1
  1. 1.Istituto di Medicina del LavoroUniversità Cattolica del Sacro CuoreRomeItaly

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