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Uranium miners: your ounce of prevention.

Authors
Bureau of Mines
Source
Washington, DC: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service; U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, PHS Publication No. 708, 1959 Jan; :1-15
Link
NIOSHTIC No.
20043679
Abstract
Hazards exist in all types of jobs. But with proper controls, workers can earn their livelihood without injury to their health. This booklet for miners and operator-owners points out a few facts ahout occupational health hazards in mines, particularly uranium mining. You may know or have heard about some of these hazards. Others you may not suspect. Finding out and taking the necessary precautions may add years to your life -- healthy years. Here are some of the prohlems you are faced with and what you should he doing ahout them.
Keywords
Radiation; Radon-daughters; Lung-cancer; Lung-disease; Lung-disorders; Lung-fibrosis; Respiratory-system-disorders; Gases; Mine-gases; Silicosis; Engineering-controls; Control-technology; Ventilation
CAS No.
124-38-9; 630-08-0
Publication Date
19590101
Document Type
Other
Fiscal Year
1959
Identifying No.
PHS 708
NIOSH Division
WO
Source Name
U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service; U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Mines, PHS Publication No. 708
State
DC
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