Common Pneumoconiosis Illnesses
Pneumoconiosis illnesses manifest in the body in the following forms, which in serious cases can prove fatal to the sufferer:
Asbestosis : typically caused by long term exposure to asbestos, most commonly affects those workers who have directly inhaled asbestos fibres
Coalminers pneumoconiosis: also referred to as black lung, caused by inhalation of dust over a prolonged period of time. Symptoms include fever, cough, shortness of breath and cyanosis
Siderosis (Welder’s Lung) : caused by the inhalation of iron particles and welding fumes, this can often cause long term health implications with sufferers often exhibiting no obvious symptoms
Silicosis: a lung disease caused by inhaling crystalline silica dust, workers most likely to be affected by this illness are those that have worked in mining, glass manufacture, and construction
Kaolinosis : a lung disease caused by the inhalation of clay dust contaminated with kaolin.
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