anthracosilicosis

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anthracosilicosis

 [an″thrah-ko-sil″ĭ-ko´sis]
pneumoconiosis in coal workers caused by inhalation of coal dust (anthracosis) and fine particles of silica (silicosis). Called also silicoanthracosis.

an·thra·co·sil·i·co·sis

(an'thră-kō-sil'i-kō'sis),
Pneumonoconiosis from accumulation of carbon and silica in the lungs from inhaled coal dust; the silica content produces fibrous nodules.
[anthraco- + silicosis]

anthracosilicosis

/an·thra·co·sil·i·co·sis/ (-sil″ĭ-ko´sis) anthracosis combined with silicosis.

an·thra·co·sil·i·co·sis

(an'thră-kō-sil'i-kō'sis)
Pneumonoconiosis from accumulation of carbon and silica in the lungs from inhaled coal dust; the silica content produces fibrous nodules.
Synonym(s): coal worker's pneumoconiosis.
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The coal workers pneumoconiosis (CWP) is strongly related to cumulative coal dust exposure effects when the exposure exceeds the maximum permissible exposure limits (MPELs).
The new laws also mean workers with a pneumoconiosis, including coal workers pneumoconiosis, can re-open their statutory claim to receive further lump sum compensation if their condition deteriorates.
Theres also provision for workers with a pneumoconiosis, including coal workers pneumoconiosis, to re-open their statutory claim to receive further lump sum compensation if their condition deteriorates.
Coal workers pneumoconiosis, or black lung, is caused by long-term exposure to respirable coal dust.
Tighter rules to protect Queensland miners from coal workers pneumoconiosis will officially kick in from 1 January.
a select committee, to be known as the Coal Workers Pneumoconiosis (CWP) select committee, be established to undertake an inquiry and report on the re-emergence of CWP amongst coal mine workers in Queensland.
Parliament tonight supported the Palaszczuk Governments move to establish a Parliamentary inquiry into the re-emergence of coal workers pneumoconiosis in Queensland
The improved screening and quality assurance system is part of the three-pronged attack Dr Lynham announced earlier this month to tackle the re-emergence of coal workers pneumoconiosis.
A miner with the first stages of coal workers pneumoconiosis may have no symptoms, but should not continue to work in a dusty environment, so the disease doesnt progress, Dr Lynham said.
Mrs du Preezs experience and expertise is welcome as government works with unions and industry to implement its five-point action plan to tackle the re-emergence of coal workers pneumoconiosis.
Fox did not have legal representation when he filed his claim, and the coal company submitted reports from radiologists and four pulmonologists who all concluded that he did not have coal workers pneumoconiosis.
Dr Lynham told Parliament today that action was underway on changes to the regulation of coal dust, which causes coal workers pneumoconiosis.