|Document ID (ISN)||104507|
|Convention or series no.
||Jaitli H., Kumar A.
||Dusty dawn - Dust at workplace and workers' nightmares
||ISociety for Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA), 42 Tuglakabad Institutional Area, New Dehli-110 062, India, 1996. v, 130p. Illus. Bibl.ref.
||Dust-related respiratory disorders are among the major causes of disability and death among Indian workers. This document presents a collection of articles on dust-related health problems in India. Topics covered: occupational safety, health and workers' awareness; environmental pollution; dust and occupational diseases in India; toxicants in the environment; lung function in rubber factories; epidemiology of air pollution; steel manufacturing industry; spinning and dyeing industry; sponge iron manufacturing industry; iron ore mining in Goa; cement manufacturing industry; bronchial contamination with toxic metals in mineral-based industries; lung function status of workers exposed to coke dust.
||India; airborne dust; atmospheric pollution; respirable dust; respiratory diseases
||rubber industry; cement industry; compensation of occupational diseases; epidemiological aspects; bronchitis; asthma; mining and quarrying; spinning; dyeing; silicosis; risk awareness; pulmonary function; pneumoconiosis
||E - Books, reports, proceedings
|Country / State or Province||India|
||Dust, aerosols and related diseases
|Broad subject area(s)
||Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)