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Steelworkers" lung diseases

Sheffield Occupational Health Project.

Steelworkers" lung diseases

a review and hazards guide.

by Sheffield Occupational Health Project.

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Published by Sheffield Occupational Health Project in Sheffield .
Written in English


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  The overall number of coal workers dying of black lung disease, known medically as coal-workers' pneumoconiosis (CWP), decreased steadily from to -- . iii Preface This Work-Related Lung Disease (WoRLD) Surveillance Report is the fifth in a series of occupational respiratory disease surveillance reports (see page iv) produced by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH). It presents summary tables and figures of.

Other articles where Malt worker’s lung is discussed: occupational disease: Dusts: diseases known as farmer’s lung, malt worker’s lung, bird fancier’s lung, and so forth are caused by an allergic inflammatory reaction to the fungal spores present in moldy hay or barley, bird droppings, feathers, and a variety of other organic materials. Symptoms initially resemble those of influenza. Work-related lung diseases Ainsley Weston Summary Work-related respiratory diseases affect people in every industrial sector, constituting approximately 60% of all disease and injury mortality and 70 % of all occupational disease mortality. There are two basic types: interstitial lung diseases, that is .

  McKerrow CB, Davies HJ, Parry Jones A. Symptoms and lung function following acute and chronic exposure to tolylene diisocyanate. Proc R Soc Med. Apr. 63(4) Moitra S, Puri R, Paul D, Huang YC. Global perspectives of emerging occupational and environmental lung diseases. Curr Opin Pulm Med. Mar. 21(2) Work-Related Lung Disorders Textbook Binding – August 1, by J.E. Cotes (Author), J. Steel (Author) See all 2 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ Author: J.E. Cotes, J. Steel.


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