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NIOSH and the coal mine industry.

Authors
Shoub-EP; Kroes-WH
Source
Coal Age 1973 Jul; :144-146
NIOSHTIC No.
00038207
Abstract
A review is presented of the studies in progress at the NIOSH Appalachian Laboratory for Occupational Respiratory Diseases, seeking to identify the mechanism involved in the development of coal workers' pneumoconiosis. Data are given regarding medical examinations required by the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of 1969, prevalence of pneumoconiosis in various States, and evaluation of personal dust monitors and respirators.
Keywords
NIOSH-Author; Research-programs; Respiratory-system-disorders; Preventive-medicine; Mining; Personal-protective-equipment; Dust-control; Epidemiology; Legislation; Morbidity
CODEN
COLAA7
Publication Date
19730701
Document Type
Journal Article
Fiscal Year
1973
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
ISSN
0009-9910
NIOSH Division
ALFORD
Priority Area
Respiratory-system-disorders
Source Name
Coal Age
State
WV
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