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Review of byssinosis in India
8 studies are reviewed of byssinosis in 6 Indian textile towns over the period 1950-1968. The byssinosis incidence of 3.2-14.77% does not indicate a serious byssinosis hazard in Indian textile mills, since clinically significant or disabling byssinosis is uncommon. Incidence of the disease in card rooms is very low: 7.3-20%. The few pulmonary-function and dust studies (filter cone, electrostatic precipitator and millipore filter) have not established a relation between dust burden and disease incidence or a relation between pulmonary function and disease incidence.
Indian Journal of Medical Research, Sep. 1969, Vol.57, No.9, p.1776-1789. 49 ref.
Respiratory function tests in pneumoconioses
This publication includes the report and working papers of a meeting of experts held in Geneva, Switzerland, 20-28 September 1965. Contents: report of the meeting of experts on respiratory function tests in pneumoconiosis; assessment of lung function in pneumoconiosis; proposals for the standardization of lung function tests; ventilatory capacity in field investigations of respiratory diseases resulting from exposure to textile dusts; ventilatory function tests to determine the effect of various industrial dusts.
ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 1966. 173p. Illus. Bibl. ref.
Pneumoconiosis Law; Enforcement Ordinance of Pneumoconiosis Law [Japan]
English translation of the Law (31 March 1960, as amended till 1983) and Enforcement Ordinance (of 31 Mar. 1960, as amended till 1985) on the diagnosis and prevention of pneumoconiosis (including a classification of radiographic appearances); responsibilities for prevention and education; health surveillance; establishment of a Pneumoconiosis Council within the Ministry of Labour; provision of governmental aid to enterprises for the purpose of pneumoconiosis prevention and control. The Enforcement Ordinance provides further details on the classification of pneumoconiosis, on medical examination techniques, on medical surveillance. In annex: list of work tasks entailing a risk of pneumoconiosis.
In: Industrial Safety and Health Law and related legislation of Japan, Japan Industrial Safety and Health Association, 5-35-1, Shiba, Minato-ku, Tokyo, 108 Japan, 1991, p.970-1012.
Proceedings of the international conference on silicosis held in Geneva, Switzerland, 29 August-9 September 1938. Includes reports and notes submitted to the conference and discussions by conference participants.
ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 1940. 223p. Illus. Bibl.ref. Index.
Compensation of silicosis - Union of South Africa - Great Britain - Germany
La réparation de la silicose - Union sud-africaine - Grande-Bretagne - Allemagne [in French]
When one considers the legislation adopted by various countries with respect to the compensation of silicosis, one observes that silicosis is covered according to several different systems that can be broadly grouped together under the following headings: compensation by means of specific legislation; compensation within the framework of accident insurance (based on lists or on special systems); blanket coverage under the general provisions of employment hazards. This publication presents in detail the measures enacted in three countries that can be considered as being representative of the main legislative systems: Union of South Africa (specific legislation); Great Britain (special systems); Germany (lists).
ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 1937. 140p. Index. Price: CHF 3.50.
La silicose [in French]
Proceedings of the international conference on silicosis held in Johannesburg, Union of South Africa, from 13 to 27 August 1930. They include reports of the opening session and the various working group sessions, together with the full texts of the 24 papers presented at the conference.
ILO Publications, International Labour Office, 1211 Genève 22, Switzerland, 1930. 741p. Illus.
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