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Lung Disease (Work-related)

Lung Disease (Work-Related) can be any disorder caused by exposure of a foreign substance to the respiratory system in the work environment. These diseases may include: asbestosis, coal workers' pneumoconiosis, silicosis, byssinosis, malignant neoplasm of the pleura, hypersensitivity pneumonitis, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and tuberculosis.

External Data Sources

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (CDC - NIOSH)