Silicosis: Medical Aspects Lawrence Martin, M.D., FACP, FCCP Associate Professor of Medicine Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Cleveland
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Silicosis - A Primer for Workplace Prevention The History of Silicosis Reports of workers dying of silicosis - a disabling, non-reversible and sometimes fatal lung ...
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What Is Silicosis? Silicosis is a disabling, nonreversible and sometimes fatal lung disease caused by overexposure to respirable crystalline silica.
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Title: Silica and Silicosis Author: Christina Davis Last modified by: Christina Davis Created Date: 10/30/2012 11:45:14 PM Document presentation format
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Silicosis - history The prevalence of silicosis led some men to grow what is called a miner's mustache, in an attempt to intercept as much dust as possible.
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Title: Silica - It's Not Just Dust! Author: Mary Reed Last modified by: white Created Date: 9/3/1999 3:35:10 AM Document presentation format: Letter Paper (8.5x11 in)
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High-Resolution Chest CT: Practical Clinical Applications Paul L. Molina, M.D. Department of Radiology University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Why do Spirometry? Farah Madhani-Lovely, MD Pulmonologist/Intensivist Oct 24th 2007 Objectives Aware of current guidelines in use of spirometry Understand the use of ...
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Silicosis. Lungs cannot expand fully. Respirable silica (quartz) Exposure comes when rock within or adjacent to the coal seams is cut, crushed, and transported.
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Silicosis Prevention: Tool Box Session Georgia Tech Safety and Health Consultation Program * What is Silica? Composes 15% of Earth’s Crust Examples: Sand, Granite ...
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Why should we be concerned about it? If silica dust is inhaled into the lungs it can stay there for many years Silica dust in the lungs can cause silicosis ...
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Silicosis risk. Using gas heaters/generators in enclosed spaces without adequate ventilation. Plant drive walking in front of an excavator while the plant was moving.
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No Slide Title Author: Kristi Dearing Last modified by: OSHA_User Created Date: 6/18/1997 7:16:02 PM Document presentation format: On-screen Show Other titles:
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Revision de expedientes Diagnostico de Silicosis puede incluir: pneumoconiosis, fibrosis, enfermedad respiratoria, enfermedad respiratoria no- maligna, ...
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Title: PowerPoint Presentation Author: Bryan Curran Last modified by: Bryan Curran Created Date: 12/6/2011 4:49:29 AM Document presentation format
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... documentation, water and soil analysis, asset tag evidence, forensic data from hard drives Documented health problems Silicosis, dioxins, mercury, ...
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... coal dust is known as “pneumoconiosis” and is irreversible till person is shifted from job Silica dust can cause “silicosis” Both are reportable as ...
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... (brong-KOS-koh-pee) byssinosis (biss-ih-NO-sis) cyanosis (sigh-ah-NO-sis ... (new-moh-RAY-jee-ah) pheumothorax (new-moh-THOR-racks) silicosis ...
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... Respiratory System CHRONIC BRONCHITIS Diseases of the Respiratory System EMPHYSEMA Diseases of the Respiratory System SILICOSIS Diseases of the Respiratory ...
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Welding Safety WY MSHA State Grant Program Welding Welding joins two pieces of metal by the use of heat, pressure, or both Brazing or soldering involves a filler ...
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... Prospective randomized trial of TST-positive persons with silicosis where 3 months of RIF shown to be as efficacious as 6 months of INH Two non-randomized ...
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... their death certificate had undetected silicosis on autopsy A Michigan study estimated about 3,600- 7,300 new cases of silicosis each year in the US We have ...
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... silicosis, and some types of ... Labor Code definition of FA is different Last chance for injury not to be recordable You or your manager use the retro scope to ...
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pneumoconiosis or silicosis. Prolonged irritation of lung tissue can cause lung fibrosis, leading to the development of tumors.
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HISTORICAL BACKGROUND …..a brief overview of the history of develop-ment of the profession of occupational health into what is now called “industrial hygiene”.
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Chronic Irreversible disease such as byssinosis, silicosis. Some types of Cancer . Blood borne pathogen percutaneous exposure. Removal due to . Medical . Surveillance ...
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Pneumoconiosis Dr. Rasha Salama PhD Community Medicine Suez Canal University Egypt Definition Pneumoconiosis is a generic name covering the group of lung disorders ...
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Therefore preventing the onset of silicosis will also reduce the cancer risk. Since a clear threshold for silicosis development cannot be identified, ...
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secretarÍa regional ministerial de salud regiÓn metropolitana silice y silicosis unidad de vigilancia subdepto. prevenciÓn de riesgos y salud laboral depto.accion ...
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EHF-therapy has expressed anesthetic action, ... Spine silicosis in children Evident anesthetic effect, increase in pain threshold in local alogenic zones 1.
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Los Mineros de Las Juntas de Abangares, Costa Rica Por: Gabrielle Luongo Project Question What are the differences between transnational gold mining conglomerates and ...
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... South America and southern Africa. These locations are notoriously associated with high rates of silicosis and asbestosis, and attendant lung disease.
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Recognizing and preventing Occupational asthma and lung diseases Moira Chan-Yeung, University of British Columbia Diseases associated with occupational exposure ...
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Basic Workers’ Compensation Rules. The Cost of ... A claim for silicosis or asbestosis must be filed within one year after disablement and the disablement must ...
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Predicted risks of developing silicosis within 15 years following exposure; 0.02. 0.25%. 0.04. 0.5%. 0.1. 2.5%. 0.3. 20%. Study in Scottish coal miners.
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... leading to excess silica exposure and silicosis Lack of knowledge/resources in small mines Primary Solutions Modify compliance method for coal dust including ...
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Introduction to Industrial Hygiene ... and bentonite mud additives Health Effects of Silica Silicosis Irreversible but preventable Most commonly associated with ...
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Assessment Based Management (WHAT?) * * What's That Mean? The approach/assessment of every patient. Systematic. Not necessarily “protocol” driven.
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Latent TB Infection (LTBI) LTBI is the presence of M. tuberculosis organisms (tubercle bacilli) without signs and symptoms or radiographic or bacteriologic evidence ...
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Title: Ten Great Achievements of Public Health in US, 1900-1999MMWR 1999 Author: TH Tulchinsky Last modified by: Eugene Created Date: 8/10/1998 9:18:54 PM
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SILICOSIS La sílice es un mineral que se encuentra en la corteza terrestre y es un componente de la arena, piedra y minerales metalíferos. La exposición laboral se ...
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... weathers. Over exposure II Over exposure to short fiber asbestos (crocidolite and amosite) can lead to asbestosis and silicosis.
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Title: PLAN NACIONAL DE PREVENCION Y ERRADICACION DE LA SILICOSIS DEL PERUDESDE EL SECTOR SALUD Author: Yoan Mayta Paulett Last modified by: usuario de red
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... (iron, tin, barium) Symptomatic (coal dust) Silicosis Fibrosis & lung cancer Asbestosis Fibrous thickening in lower parts of lung, ...
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API 9 5/8” 53.5 ppf T-95 Casing Specimen Proposed Tool Joint Spec 4.00” Long 4137M Steel Tool Joint 4.00 ... Unknown Off Market Silicosis Liability 1985 ...
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Silicosis. Organ transplantation. Chronic Renal Failure. Cancers of head and neck. Gastrectomy or jejunoileal bypass. Conditions that require prolonged use of ...
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OSHA injury and illness recordkeeping and ... asthma, rashes) If signs and symptoms recur even in the absence of exposure, it is not a new case (e.g., silicosis ...
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... Tattoo Reaction Sarcoidosis Sarcoidosis Sarcoidosis Silicosis Silicosis Coal Worker’s Pneumoconiosis Coal Worker’s Pneumoconiosis Coal Worker’s ...
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... Weakened immune systems from substance abuse diabetes mellitus silicosis cancer of the head or neck leukemia or Hodgkin's disease severe kidney disease ...
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