Prevalence of silicosis in the Dutch fine-ceramic industry.

In the nineteen-seventies a cross-sectional survey was conducted in the Dutch fine-ceramic industry. Workers employed in the ceramic industry (n = 3258) were examined for the presence of silicosis. In this article the results are reported for the area of Gouda and Maastricht. In Gouda the fine-ceramic industry consists of small workshops. The Maastricht… CONTINUE READING