G.D. Williamson's scientific contributions

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... Several studies have attempted to quantify the risk of exposure to students from chemical incidents, as well as the frequency with which chemical incidents injure children at school. A study using the Hazardous Substances Emergency Events Surveillance (HSEES) system, coordinated by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) found that between 1999 and 2008, 11% (1,730) of the 15,506 persons injured from chemical incidents were students exposed at school (Duncan et al. 2015); however, this analysis and other earlier analyses do not distinguish students injured by incidents such as school laboratory accidents, intentional acts, and offsite consequences from those injured by fixed industrial facilities (Wattigney et al. 2008). Data from the combined HSEES annual reports between 2003 and 2009 noted that of the events for which the ATSDR was able to geocode, approximately 5,962 of the reported 53,036 events occurred within 0.25 mile of a school (ATSDR 2004(ATSDR , 2007(ATSDR , 2010. ...