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Document ID (ISN)104507
CIS number 06-156
Year 1996
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Jaitli H., Kumar A.
Title Dusty dawn - Dust at workplace and workers' nightmares
Bibliographic information ISociety for Participatory Research in Asia (PRIA), 42 Tuglakabad Institutional Area, New Dehli-110 062, India, 1996. v, 130p. Illus. Bibl.ref.
Abstract 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.
Descriptors (primary) India; airborne dust; atmospheric pollution; respirable dust; respiratory diseases
Descriptors (secondary) rubber industry; cement industry; compensation of occupational diseases; epidemiological aspects; bronchitis; asthma; mining and quarrying; spinning; dyeing; silicosis; risk awareness; pulmonary function; pneumoconiosis
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceIndia
Subject(s) Dust, aerosols and related diseases
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Environmental pollution
Air pollution