Off-grid lighting accidents, injuries, and mortalities
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OFF-GRID LIGHTING ACCIDENTS, INJURIES, and MORTALITIES
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OVERVIEW
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This workbook provides an ongoing compilation of evidence on the adverse health consequences of fuel-based lighting in the developing world.
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There are seven tabs.
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• "Data Summary" tallies the number of source documents in each of the following four categories
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• "Structure Fires" lists studies and other sources that describe specific structure fires traceable to fuel-based lighting activities
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• "Burns" lists studies and other sources that describe cases of burns from ordinary lantern use or fires
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• "Kerosene Explosions" lists studies or other sources that describe injuries caused by the adulteration of lighting kerosene with other fuels
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• "Kerosene Injestion" lists studies or other sources that describe injuries caused by accidental ingestion of kerosene (typically by very young children)
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• "Women's Health" lists studies or other sources that describe off-grid lighting health topics that relate specifically to women's health isssues
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* "Indoor Air Quality" lists studies or other sources that describe off-grid lighting health topics related to indoor air quality. Some are field-based; others lab-based.
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An initial report synthesizing this information is found here: http://light.lbl.gov/pubs/tr/lumina-tr10-summary.html
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Publications
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Mills, E. 2012. "Health Impacts of Fuel-based Lighting." Lumina Project Technical Report #10.
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http://light.lbl.gov/pubs/tr/lumina-tr10-summary.html
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OVERVIEW
Data Summary
Structure Fires
Burns
Kerosene Explosions
Kerosene Ingestion
Women's Health
Indoor Air Quality