The Work-Related Lung Disease Surveillance Report, 1991
DHHS (NIOSH) Publication Number 1991-113
The 1991 report is the first in the series of WoRLD Surveillance Reports. Data presented in the report, most of which relates to the 1968-1987 time period, originated from the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH), the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS), the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA), the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the Department of Labor (DOL), the Health Care Financing Administration (HCFA), and the Social Security Administration (SSA). The 1991 report is organized into two major sections, one of figures and the other of tables. Within each section, data are presented in the following subheadings: asbestosis, coal workers’ pneumoconiosis, silicosis, exposure to cotton dust, pneumonopathy due to inhalation of other dust (i.e., byssinosis), hypersensitivity pneumonitis, toxic agents, dust diseases of the lung, and compensation.