Silica exposure and silicosis among ontario hardrock miners: I. Methodology Academic Article uri icon

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abstract

  • An epidemiological investigation was undertaken to determine the relationship between silicosis in hardrock miners in Ontario and cumulative exposure to silica (crystalline silica--alpha quartz) dust. This first report describes the cohort, the method of classifying the radiographs, and the identification of a case of silicosis.

publication date

  • 1989