anthracosilicosis

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anthracosilicosis

[‚an·thrə·kə‚sil·ə′kō·səs]
(medicine)
Chronic lung inflammation caused by inhalation of carbon and silicon particles.
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The agency recently called for comment as part of a review of the rule, which was implemented in an attempt to protect our nations miners from coal workers pneumoconiosis (CWP), known as black lung disease.
The coal miners showed an increased prevalence of coal workers pneumoconiosis (49.
Responding to what it is citing as a rebound in the numbers and severity of coal workers pneumoconiosis (CWP or black lung disease) cases, the U.
Key words: Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, threshold limit values, coal workers pneumoconiosis, permissible exposure limit, tuberculosis.
Prevalence of Specific Coal Workers Pneumoconiosis Lesions by State of Majority of Mining Employment, National Coal Workers' Autopsy Study, 1971-1996 (n = 6055) (a) State No.
A texture analysis method in classification of coal workers pneumoconiosis.
Coal: response of cultured mammalian cells corresponds to the prevalence of coal workers pneumoconiosis.
Natural Resources and Mines Minister Dr Anthony Lynham made the commitment today as the governments response was tabled in Parliament to the Coal Workers Pneumoconiosis Select Committee report no.
Coal workers pneumoconiosis is a timely reminder that there is no place for complacency in worker safety and health, Dr Lynham said.
The passing of this Bill today means we can properly support Queensland coal workers and others affected by dust diseases such as coal workers pneumoconiosis, Ms Grace said.
It will ensure coal workers with any concerns about coal workers pneumoconiosis or a Coal Mine Dust Lung Disease can access a medical examination through the workers compensation scheme.
Minister for Natural Resources and Mines Dr Anthony Lynham today welcomed the Parliamentary Select Committee report into coal workers pneumoconiosis.