Reference: Occupational Exposure to potential endocrine disruptors. MM Brouwers M van Tongeren. Occup Environ Med 2009 Sep;66(9):607-14.

Contact information: Martie Van Tongeren, Manchester Environmental Research Institute, The University of Manchester, Oxford Rd, Manchester, UK

Access: To obtain access to data you need to contact the above-mentioned contact person. You will find an overview of the access posibilies to the JEM  here  Hent dokument.

Exposure: 10 chemical groups and 33 subgroups. The 10 chemical groups are:

  1. Polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons
  2. Polychlorinated organic compounds
  3. Pesticides
  4. Phtalates
  5. Organic solvents
  6. Bisphenol A
  7. Alkylphenolic compounds
  8. Brominated flame retardants
  9. Metals
  10. Miscellaneous

Coverage: Job titles within the UK SOC 2000.

Job title and industry classification system: The UK Standard occupational Classification 2000 (SOC 2000).

Calendar period: 1996-2006

Measures of exposure: Definitions of exposure scores:

0 = ”unlikely” (Exposure is unlikely to occur (or does not exceed general population background levels)

1 = “possible” (Exposure is possible for some workers, but probability is low)

2 = “probable” (Exposure is likely to occur)

9 = “unclassifiable”

Uncertainty in exposure measures: The exposures were expert assessed. The JEM do not take account for variability in tasks and working environments within job titles.

Demographic dimensions: No demographic dimensions.