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Overview of coal miner health research at the Appalachian Laboratories.
Proceedings of the 8th Annual Institute on Coal Mining Health, Safety and Research, Blacksburg, Virginia, August 30 - September 1, 1977. Foreman WE, ed. Blacksburg, VA: Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, 1977 Sep; :117-125
The purpose of this paper is to make known the various areas of research being conducted at the Appalachian Laboratories in Morgantown, West Virginia, which relate to coal miners in the United States. My apologies for not presenting this work with the traditional introduction, methodology, results, and discussion.
Coal-miners; Coal-mining; Miners; Mine-workers; Mining-equipment; Mining-industry; Monitoring-systems; Underground-miners; Underground-mining; Dust-analysis; Dust-control; Dust-exposure; Dust-inhalation; Respirable-dust; X-ray-analysis; X-ray-diagnosis; Pneumoconiosis; Fibrosis; Morbidity-rates; Mortality-rates; Respiratory-system-disorders; Pulmonary-system-disorders; Diesel-exhausts
Proceedings of the 8th Annual Institute on Coal Mining Health, Safety and Research, Blacksburg, Virginia, August 30 - September 1, 1977
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