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Black lung snapshot.

Authors
Bahr-A
Source
Am Longwall Mag 2006 May; :1
NIOSHTIC No.
20031330
Abstract
A NEW project aims to gain a better understanding of the distribution and prevalence of black lung in US coal miners, in a renewed effort by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health and the Mine Safety and Health Administration to increase participation in screening for the disease and motivate miners to take preventative actions.
Keywords
Black-lung; Coal-workers; Coal-mining; Coal-miners; Miners; Mining-industry; Occupational-diseases; Occupational-hazards; Occupational-health-programs; Occupational-safety-programs; Coal-workers-pneumoconiosis; Diseases; Surveillance
Publication Date
20060501
Document Type
Journal Article
Fiscal Year
2006
NTIS Accession No.
NTIS Price
NIOSH Division
DRDS
Source Name
American Longwall Magazine
State
WV
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