Lung Diseases

Occupational lung diseases are a branch of occupational diseases concerned primarily with work related exposures to harmful substances, be they dusts or gases, and the subsequent pulmonary disorders that may occur as a result. Substances known to cause lung disease include coal dust, Asbestos, Silicon (which is usually in the form of quartz) and Barium.



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Occupational lung disease. (2011, December 7). In Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Retrieved 08:33, February 28, 2012, from