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Document ID (ISN)26304
CIS number 77-51
ISSN - Serial title Egyptian Journal of Occupational Medicine
Year 1976
Convention or series no.
Author(s) El Ghawabi S.H., Ibrahim S.M.
Title Pneumoconiosis in the superphosphate industry.
Bibliographic information 1975, Vol.3, No.1, p.55-62. 12 ref.
Abstract Radiographic and spirometric study of 35 phosphate crushers. Dust levels at various worksites were considerably in excess of the TLV. Pneumoconiosis was present in 8 (23%) of the phosphate crushers. Vital capacity and FEV1 were reduced when the lesion reached the micronodular stage and category 3 of the ILO/UC Classification, 1971.
Descriptors (primary) pneumoconiosis; fertilizer industry; superphosphates; respirable dust
Descriptors (secondary) Egypt; respiratory impairment; occupational health survey; crushers
Document type -
Subject(s) Dust, aerosols and related diseases
Broad subject area(s)
Browse category(ies) Agricultural chemicals
Chemical industry