Silicosis: Medical Aspects Lawrence Martin, M.D., FACP, FCCP Associate Professor of Medicine Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine Cleveland
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Silicosis Prevention Introduction to OSHA’s Special Emphasis Program Silica Special Emphasis Program Began in 1997 Part of OSHA current Strategic Plan (through 2008) Compliance Enforcement Consultation Training and Outreach OSHA Web-site Standard Development and Stakeholders Meetings Currently ...
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Crystalline Silica SiO2 –silicon dioxide Also known as “free silica” Significantly more hazardous than amorphous silica 3 mineralogical forms ... NEP Eliminate employee overexposure Control health hazards associated with overexposure Health Effects of Crystalline Silica Silicosis ...
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Silica and Silicosis Author: Christina Davis Last modified by: Christina Davis Created Date: 10/30/2012 11:45:14 PM Document presentation format: On-screen Show (4:3) Other titles:
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HAZARDS & CONTROLS What are the hazards associated with exposure to silica dust, as well as basic preventive and control measures Each year more than one million miners and other workers are exposed to dangerous levels of the dust - SILICA SILICOSIS HIGH RISK JOBS Where’s it come from?
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Silica – it’s more than just dust! The health hazards of silica (quartz) in construction work Division of Occupational Safety & Health (DOSH)
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Silicosis - A Primer for Workplace Prevention The History of Silicosis Reports of workers dying of silicosis - a disabling, non-reversible and sometimes fatal lung disease caused by inhaling dust containing silica - date back to ancient Greece.
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Silicosis (pulmonary fibrosis) Chronic, accelerated, acute A continuing problem Lung cancer Tuberculosis Chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder Other Immunologic disorders and autoimmune diseases Renal disease Stomach and other cancers What Are the Symptoms and Signs of Chronic Silicosis?
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Records review Silicosis diagnosis may include: pneumoconiosis, fibrosis, respiratory disease, non- malignant respiratory disease, congenital heart failure Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL) ...
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Mohammad Tohidi M.D. Professor of Internal Medicine Department of Pulmonary Medicine Ghaem Hospital MUMS Mashhad IRAN Normal Simple silicosis noal chest x-ray Accelerated Silicosis ( Progressive Massive Fibrosis) normal chest x-ray ...
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It also decreases the elasticity of the lungs which decreases flow of air into and out of lungs Health Effects - Silicosis Silicosis is progressive and can be fatal – 15 – 20 Years Silica exposure has also been linked to lung cancer Accelerated Silicosis ...
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Silicosis Silica Impact of Silicosis Action of Silica on the Lungs Impact of Silicosis PowerPoint Presentation Engineering Controls Engineering Controls Preventive Maintenance Housekeeping Personal Protective Equipment Air Purifying Cartridge-style Respirators What type of ...
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Evaluation of the New Jersey Silicosis Surveillance System, 1993-2008 Jessie Gleason, MSPH CDC/CSTE Applied Epidemiology Fellow New Jersey Department of Health and Senior Services
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Silicosis Silicosis Normal chest X-Ray Tuberculosis Lung cancer Lung cancer Lung cancer Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Health Surveillance How Much is a Problem? ...
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Preventing Silicosis in the Mining Environment Importance of Respirable Dust Control Prevention of Silicosis to Improve Mine Workers Health and Quality of Life.
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Why Target Crystalline Silica Exposure? Widespread Occurrence and use ... 13,744 people Deaths where silicosis is reported as underlying cause of death: ...
Date added: October 27, 2011 - Views: 43
SILICOSIS UPDATE:INDIA Jagdish Patel PEOPLES TRAINING AND RESEARCH CENTRE INDIA ADVOCACY Representation at National Human Rights Commission as member of Jan Swthya Abhiyan- a national campaign for universal health services and peoples health rights.
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Inhaling RCS can lead to silicosis. Silicosis is a serious and irreversible lung disease that causes permanent disablement and early death. ... Silicosis damaged lungs Microscopic RCS BDWG/Risk2You ppt/V03 Ballast Dust ...
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Title: Granulomatous Lung Disease Author: K.Kerr Last modified by: User Created Date: 11/5/2000 10:58:13 AM Document presentation format: On-screen Show
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Exogenous, ( particulate silica-Silicosis). Fatty Streaks Lesions of Atherosclerosis in Aorta Atheromatous Plaque Silicosis Causes of Chronic inflammation III - Autoimmunity: Occurs in: Rheumatoid arthritis. Lupus erythmatosus. Chronic Inflammation ...
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Overview of Risks Complexity of Health Risk Assessment Sand Mining and Processing Particulate Matter Crystalline Silica Health effects WDNR Non-Regulation of Silica ... Silicosis –a fibrosis (scarring) of the lungs. Silicosis is progressive and leads to disability and death ...
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What Is Silicosis? Silicosis is a disabling, nonreversible and sometimes fatal lung disease caused by overexposure to respirable crystalline silica.
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3D TRASAR Technology Nalco Company By: Bryan Curran ... Small inhalation can cause silicosis, bronchitis, or cancer, due to the formation in the lungs decreasing lung capacity. II: ...
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Silicosis Silicosis is one of the oldest known occupational diseases “SiO2” According to the crystal structure of silicon dioxide, There are three different forms , quartz, cristobalite and tridymite . Silicosis is frequently seen in mining and construction sector. Silicosis disease ...
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Silicosis is a serious and irreversible lung disease that causes permanent disablement and early death, and it is made worse by smoking ... BDWG/Mgr/ppt/002 National Control - Quarries Existing controls found to be sufficient and in line with HSE Guidelines Regional Control – Local ...
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... Noise induced hearing loss compensated Silicosis first 8 cases at compensation board 18 cases of silicosis, noise induced hearing loss in litigation * * Overwhelming * * 10 years of doctors training with PRIA * * Zero results Suggestions?
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... forensic data from hard drives Documented health problems Silicosis, dioxins, mercury, lead Carcinogen inhalation Pollute local drinking water and food supply Ex. China and India – heavy metals and chemicals Lead, copper, tin, ...
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... 1 43-86 1979-2006 1925-1978 No. of Cases Type of Employer at Time of Silica Exposure Occupation Age Silicosis Identified Year Silicosis Identified Year First Exposed to Silica Dust 31 Metal mining (iron, silver, zinc) ...
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... Silicosis Pulmonary fibrosis Cor pulmonale from lung disease Noise-induced hearing loss Silica-related health effects Silicosis Mycobacterial infection Industrial bronchitis & COPD Extrapulmonary diseases (autoimmune and renal) Lung cancer Pleural abnormalities Diseases of RESEP ...
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NISA Silicosis Prevention Program The NISA Silicosis Prevention Program is a GREAT program and if implemented will prevent development of new cases of silicosis. NISA Membership – 24 operators. NISA members committed to the Silicosis Prevention Program – 9!
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Current international drive to eliminate silicosis in mine workers and those exposed to silica At least 50 papers dating from 1969 have been published on the subject of inconsistent pump flow, cyclone performance, ...
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OCCUPATIONAL HAZARDS IN THE WORKPLACE ... silicosis Cotton dust – byssinosis Vegetable/plant dust – hypersensitive pneumonitis, bronchial asthma PAINTS Paint contain petroleum solvents. Paint contain Lead pigments (Pb poisoning) ...
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Silicosis Prevention Introduction to OSHA’s Special Emphasis Program Georgia Tech Safety and Health Consultation Program * Georgia Tech Safety and Health Consultation Program * Silica Special Emphasis Program Began in 1997 Part of OSHA current Strategic Plan (through 2008) Compliance ...
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Silicosis is lung disease caused by inhalation of fine silica dust; the dust causes inflammation and then scarring of the lungs. Scarring shows up on chest x-ray. Silicosis is one type of pneumoconiosis, the medical term for lung scarring from inhaled dust.
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... appearance) Fibrocalcific pleural plaques (e ... Roman PPT Template Final PART VII Chapter 25 Pneumoconiosis Anatomic Alterations of the Lungs Etiology Etiology Asbestosis Etiology Coal Worker’s Pneumoconiosis Etiology Silicosis Etiology Berylliosis Etiology Other ...
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Silicosis –a fibrosis (scarring) of the lungs. Silicosis is progressive and leads to disability and death. About 200 people in the US will die this year due to workplace exposure to silica (NIOSH 2008). Health Effects Silicosis: Crude mortality rates by state, ...
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He also noted hazards of asbestos and cinnabar (mercury ore) Ulrich Ellenborg (1473) A German physician, he recognized the dangers of metal fumes, described symptoms and preventive measures. ... caused massive exposures to silica dust At least 476 men died and 1500 disabled by silicosis.
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... silicosis Silicosis Random Nodules Miliary TB Hematogenous mets Metastatic adenoca Centrilobular Nodules Endobronchial spread of TB or other infection Hypersensitivity pneumonitis Endobronchial tumor spread Nodular Opacities Perilymphatic nodules Random ...
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* ABPA CF HP; lumbar yard plus birds pleural plaques; also RULectomy for carcinoid silicosis, pmf (steel worker x 35 yrs) IPF on left; CK with fibrosing NSIP on right.
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Silicosis (1919) and Asbestosis (1931) were later recognized and covered. The Modern Era E.R.A. Merewether (1892-1970) ... The Industrial Revolution Continued Britain institutes Workmen’s Compensation Acts. As of 1897, ...
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Diverticulitis Robert Zaid PGY-1 October 24, 2005 Genesys Regional Medical Center Barcelona - Gaudi Diverticulitis Outline Definition Pathophysiology Epidemiology Clinical presentation Differential Imaging Laboratory Treatment Reasons for surgery Diverticulitis Definition Diverticula Etiology ...
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Diabetes mellitus, silicosis, Malnutrition or Alcoholism. Immunouppression (HIV). Type of tuberculosis Primary Lung Lymph nodes (cervical) GIT Secondary Pathogenesis of granuloma formation Primary tuberculosis Definition of primary tuberculosis: ...
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... 153 Over 1,600 silicosis cases avoided annually Underreporting of Silica-Related Diseases Deaths and illnesses from diseases other than silicosis not attributed to silica exposure No comprehensive counting of new silicosis cases or deaths Under-recognition and under-reporting even where ...
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Health Effects Pulmonary fibrosis (silicosis) Acute silicosis (1 to 3 years) Accelerated silicosis (3 to 10 years) Chronic silicosis (5 to 25 years) Possible Lung Cancer Inspection Targeting Wherever possible, ...
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SILICOSIS – ASSOCIATED RISKS Increased risk of tuberculosis & lung cancer. Degree of increased risk is highly variable depends on several OTHER factors, including immune system exposure history (for TB), amount of lung scarring age smoking history (for cancer). SILICA ...
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If silica dust is inhaled into the lungs it can stay there for many years Silica dust in the lungs can cause silicosis – people with this are at increased risk of tuberculosis and lung cancer Why should we be concerned about it?
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... Silicosis Some have suggested an association between silica and other medical conditions including Lung cancer Increased risk of tuberculosis Autoimmune disease Classical Silicosis Irreversible fibrotic disease of lungs May develop only after decades ...
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