Occupational respiratory diseases in the South African mining industry

@inproceedings{Nelson2013OccupationalRD,
  title={Occupational respiratory diseases in the South African mining industry},
  author={Gill Nelson},
  booktitle={Global health action},
  year={2013}
}
BACKGROUND Crystalline silica and asbestos are common minerals that occur throughout South Africa, exposure to either causes respiratory disease. Most studies on silicosis in South Africa have been cross-sectional and long-term trends have not been reported. Although much research has been conducted on the health effects of silica dust and asbestos fibre in… CONTINUE READING