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The federal coal mine health program in 1973.
Rockville, MD: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, Centers for Disease Control, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-122, 1975 Jan; :1-53
Report on the Federal Coal Mine Health Program for 1973 including information on: program costs, medical examinations for underground coal miners, autopsy service, coal mine health research, cooperative and related coal mine health activities, air sampling and personal protective equipment. Appendices list coal mine health contracts, interagency agreements, research grants awarded, advisory council members, and selected publications, The prevalence of coal workers' pneumoconiosis among all working coal miners is estimated to be 15 per cent, based on the results of the first round of examinations.
Air-contamination; Respiratory-system-disorders; Lung-fibrosis; Coal miners; Health programs; Surveillance programs; Underground miners
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DHEW (NIOSH) Publication No. 76-122
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
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