Coal Mine Dust : Health Reviews & Key Studies Paperback / softback
Edited by Patrick Fitzhugh, Eileen Margach
Book & CD. Coal mine dust is one of the most serious occupational hazards in the coal mining industry, and overexposure can cause coal workers' pneumoconiosis (CWP) and a number of other lung diseases, collectively referred to a black lung disease.
CWP has been the underlying or contributing cause of death for more than 75,000 coal miners since 1968.
This book provides an overview of key studies, background history and health reviews on occupational exposure to respirable coal mine dust.
- Format: Paperback / softback
- Pages: 73 pages
- Publisher: Nova Science Publishers Inc
- Publication Date: 15/04/2013
- Category: Occupational medicine
- ISBN: 9781624170973