Research and analysis

Particulate air pollution on London Underground: health effects

COMEAP statement on the evidence of health effects on the travelling public from exposure to particulate matter in the London Underground.

Documents

Statement on the evidence for health effects in the travelling public associated with exposure to particulate matter in the London Underground

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COMEAP working paper 1: literature searches

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COMEAP working paper 2: viewpoint on the characterisation of airborne particulate matter in the London Underground

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COMEAP working paper 3: results of London Underground workers exposure to respirable dust (2005 to 2017)

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COMEAP working paper 4: viewpoint on the mechanistic evidence for health effects of particulate matter in the London Underground

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COMEAP working paper 5: exploratory assessment - personal exposure to fine particulate matter while commuting on the London Underground

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COMEAP working paper 6: viewpoint on the comparison of published health-based exposure limits (occupational and population) with PM concentrations in the London Underground

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This statement by the Committee on the Medical Effects of Air Pollutants (COMEAP) updates earlier advice (Dust on the London Underground - December 1998) on the evidence for health effects in the travelling public associated with exposure to particulate air pollution in the London Underground.

Published 9 January 2019