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Health hazards of cement dust.

@article{Meo2004HealthHO,
  title={Health hazards of cement dust.},
  author={S. Meo},
  journal={Saudi medical journal},
  year={2004},
  volume={25 9},
  pages={
          1153-9
        }
}
  • S. Meo
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Saudi medical journal
Even in the 21st century, millions of people are working daily in a dusty environment. They are exposed to different types of health hazards such as fume, gases and dust, which are risk factors in developing occupational disease. Cement industry is involved in the development of structure of this advanced and modern world but generates dust during its production. Cement dust causes lung function impairment, chronic obstructive lung disease, restrictive lung disease, pneumoconiosis and carcinoma… Expand
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  • S. Meo
  • Medicine
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