Occupational Respiratory Disease

Occupational Respiratory Disease

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Pulmonology

Occupational respiratory disease is any lung condition you get at work. Certain workplaces lend themselves to disease. The most common are coalmines and factories or areas with high amounts of toxins. These include asbestos and silica dust, as well as smoke, fumes, gases, and other particles. Types of occupational respiratory disease include: coal workers’ pneumoconiosis, also known as Black Lung Disease asbestosis silicosis farmers’ lung, also known as allergic alveolitis. It also includes forms of asthma, bronchitis, or emphysema.

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