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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Silicosis is a disabling, nonreversible and sometimes fatal lung disease caused by breathing in a large amount of crystalline silica. Chronic or “classical” silicosis is the most common type. It typically appears 20-40 years after exposure and progresses even if exposure ceases.
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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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Acute silicosis may develop after very short periods of high exposure. Chronic silicosis develops after many years of lower levels of exposure. 7 Silica Exposure Limits Is there a safe limit for silica?
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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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Title: Silica and Silicosis Author: Christina Davis Last modified by: Christina Davis Created Date: 10/30/2012 11:45:14 PM Document presentation format
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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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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 Prevention Georgia Tech Safety and Health Consultation Program * Control by Ventilation: Tuckpointing Georgia Tech Safety and Health Consultation Program * Engineering Controls: 3.
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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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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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These include: BDWG/Risk2You ppt/V03 Ballast Dust ... Inhaling RCS can lead to silicosis. Silicosis is a serious and irreversible lung disease that causes permanent disablement and early death. This can be exacerbated by smoking.
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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, U.S. residents age 15 and over, 1991-1992.
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... Related Deaths Total US deaths 1968-1990 where silica is reported on death certificate: 13,744 people Deaths where silicosis is reported as underlying cause of death: ...
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Lung diseases resulting from the inhalation of dust SILICOSIS A lung disease seen in industry in which individuals are exposed to quartz/rock dust.
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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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Silica is dangerous in small quantities over time, OSHA allows 0.1 mg/m3. Small inhalation can cause silicosis, bronchitis, or cancer, due to the formation in the lungs decreasing lung capacity. II: ...
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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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... Necrotising sarcoidal granulomatosis Bronchocentric granulomatosis Churg Strauss syndrome Sarcoidosis….rarely TB in silicosis Rheumatoid nodule Necrotising Sarcoidal Granulomatosis (NSG) vs Nodular Sarcoidosis: different entities or the same disease?
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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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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 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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... Respiratory System CHRONIC BRONCHITIS Diseases of the Respiratory System EMPHYSEMA Diseases of the Respiratory System SILICOSIS Diseases of the Respiratory System BLACK LUNG LUNG CANCER ...
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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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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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Silicosis (1919) and Asbestosis (1931) were later recognized and covered. The Modern Era E.R.A. Merewether (1892-1970) established the danger of asbestos and promoted the first legislation to control it. Late 19th century, occupational lung cancers are described in miners.
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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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... UIP Nodular Opacities Nodular Opacities Perilymphatic Nodules Slide 34 Slide 35 Slide 36 Silicosis Random Nodules Slide 39 Slide 40 Slide 41 Metastatic adenoca Slide 43 Slide 44 Slide 45 Centrilobular Nodules Slide 47 Nodular Opacities Slide 49 Increased Lung Opacity Ground ...
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Title: SILICOSIS UPDATE:INDIA Author: owner Last modified by: PC04 Created Date: 8/14/2007 5:35:08 PM Document presentation format: On-screen Show Company
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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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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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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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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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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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... 1% Mines of Unknown Type 2% No. of Cases Type of Employer at Time of Silica Exposure Occupation Age Silicosis Identified Year Silicosis Identified Year First Exposed to Silica Dust 48 Nonmetallic minerals (sand, gravel, stone) ...
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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 Cotton dust – byssinosis Vegetable/plant dust – hypersensitive pneumonitis, bronchial asthma PAINTS Paint contain petroleum solvents. Paint contain Lead pigments (Pb poisoning) → anaemia, neuropathy, ...
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He wrote about the pathology of silicosis and recommended precautions to avoid hazards Advised physicians to learn about occupational diseases by studying the work environment, and exhorted them to always ask their patients “Of what trade are you?”
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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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... based on pathology investigations and experimental studies. crystalline silica 300 workers die every year from silicosis, a chronic, disabling lung disease characterized by the formation of nodules of scar tissue in the lungs in the US.
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Physiochemical reactivity Direct injury to tissue (free radicals )e.g. Quartz Fibrosing pneumoconiosis (eg silicosis) Pathogenesis of fibrosis Ingested dusts trigger macrophages to release chemical mediators that trigger fibrosis (TNF, IL 1,PDGF). Persistent ...
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DISEASE YEAR TO DIAGNOSIS Asbestosis Usually 10-20 Years Silicosis Usually After 10-20 Years of exposure Black Lung Usually after 10 Years PLAN of ACTION What do you want to do as far as dealing with these hazards? The first thing is to Develop a Plan. Recognize the ...
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... coal dust Black lung or coal miner’s lung Silicosis – inhalation of silica (rocks) Berylliosis – inhalation of beryllium Siderosis – inhalation of iron (welders) Talcosis ...
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... specific gravity & body’s reaction Pneumoconiosis Asbestosis Silicosis Coal workers pneumoconiosis Lung diseases caused by dust of organic origin Byssinois (exposure to cotton dust) Mushroom workers lung Suberrosis (Cork dust) Bird breeders lung (chickens, parrots, ...
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... effusions Rheumatoid nodules Pneumoconiosis Lung disease caused by mineral dust exposure Asbestosis Coal workers lung Silicosis Thin whole mount section of a coal-workers lung (unstained) Coal miner with progressive massive fibrosis (unstained) Disease depends on…. Particle size ...
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SILICOSIS ROADSHOW * * Silicosis Roadshow Silicosis Road show was approved by MHSC on 28th January 2009. Budget of R5.3 million Target audience of 150 000 miners Three provinces: Gauteng (inclusive of KOSH area) Mpumalanga Free State * Silicosis Roadshow ...
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Coal Dust - Anthracosis Silica - Silicosis Asbestos - Asbestosis Iron- Siderosis The iris has the " rusty " appearance that results from siderosis. Pneumoconiosis A disease of the lungs characterized by fibrosis and caused by the chronic inhalation of mineral dusts, especially silica and ...
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Title: PowerPoint Presentation - Hincks COV4 Ash Exposure Study Author: Thea Hincks Keywords: Montserrat health risk assessment exposure to respirable volcanic ash, silicosis
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