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Faces of Black Lung

DHHS (NIOSH) Publication No. 2008-131
Faces of Black Lung

Streaming Video

Faces of Black Lung
Runtime 13:00


Audience: Miner Safety and Health

Each year, approximately 1,000 miners in the U.S. die from coal workers' pneumoconiosis, or 'black lung disease,' a preventable illness caused by exposure to coal mine dust. The video features two miners who share their stories and provide insight on how their lives have changed due to this devastating disease.


To order contact Anita Wolfe at the NIOSH Division of Respiratory Disease Studies (DRDS)

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