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Dust particles: occupational considerations.

Authors
Jones-W; Ma-JYC; Castranova-V
Source
Handbook of Hazardous Materials. Corn M, ed., London: Harcort Press, 1993 Oct; :213-222
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
20025530
Abstract
Occupational respiratory diseases resulting from the inhalation of dusts generated in working environments have been recognized for centuries. The effects of asbestos, silica, coal, and cotton dusts, for instance, are well documented, although mechanisms for disease initiation and progression are not yet fully understood. At present, despite the availability of improved air sampling techniques and dust control methods, disease persists.
Keywords
Dust-particles; Dust-exposure; Dusts; Particulates; Particulate-dust; Occupational-diseases; Respiratory-system-disorders; Inhalation-studies; Environmental-exposure; Environmental-factors; Asbestos-dust; Silica-dusts; Silicates; Pulmonary-system-disorders; Air-sampling; Coal-dust; Cotton-dust
Publication Date
19931001
Document Type
Book or book chapter
Editors
Corn-M
Fiscal Year
1994
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
ISBN No.
012189410X
NIOSH Division
DRDS
Source Name
Handbook of Hazardous Materials, Chapter 21
State
OH
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