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Personal Injury Accident Trends To Watch For In 2020

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Surface Coal Miners and Silica Dust Exposure

Key Points of This Article: Exposure to respirable coal mine dust can cause coal workers’ black lung disease, an irreversible illness to the lungs. A new study led by NIOSH researchers shows the occupations in the mining industry with the most significant exposure to respirable silica or quartz dust involve surface mine workers such as [...]