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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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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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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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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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: Occupational Exposure to Silica Author: Art Wickman Last modified by: Art Wickman Created Date: 12/17/1997 3:19:52 PM Document presentation format
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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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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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Crystalline Silica Bryan Seal, CIH, CSP Steve Delp, CAS What is it? Silica is an oxide of Silicon (metal) Specifically it is Silicon dioxide It’s structure is crystalline Very hard Quartz Plain old sand Where do you find silica?
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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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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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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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Title: Silica - It's Not Just Dust! Author: Mary Reed Last modified by: white Created Date: 9/3/1999 3:35:10 AM Document presentation format: Letter Paper (8.5x11 in)
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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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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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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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Overview of Risks Complexity of Health Risk Assessment Sand Mining and Processing Particulate Matter Crystalline Silica Health effects WDNR Non ... Silicosis –a fibrosis (scarring) of the lungs. Silicosis is progressive and leads to disability and death. About 200 people in the US will ...
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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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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 (Rheumatoid arthritis) Chronic ...
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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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What Is Silicosis? Silicosis is a disabling, nonreversible and sometimes fatal lung disease caused by overexposure to respirable crystalline silica.
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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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... 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 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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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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... 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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... 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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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) → anaemia, ...
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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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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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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 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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High-Resolution Chest CT: Practical Clinical Applications Paul L. Molina, M.D. Department of Radiology University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
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Lung Abscess Definition: localized collection of Neutrophils and necrotic lung tissue. ... Tuberculosis Epidemiology Certain disease states increase the risk. Diabetes mellitus, silicosis, Malnutrition or Alcoholism. Immunouppression (HIV). Type of tuberculosis Primary Lung Lymph nodes ...
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Acute silicosis From short-term exposure to very large amounts of silica dust. 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 ...
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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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... 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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Interstitial Lung Disease ... 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 ...
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Introduction to Safety Then and Now The Safety Movement in the United States Reason for this course Occupational Safety and Health in the workplace has undergone drastic changes in the past twenty years.
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Respirable Crystalline Silica (RCS) RCS What is it? Why should we be concerned about it? Where might we be exposed to it? ... If silica dust is inhaled into the lungs it can stay there for many years Silica dust in the lungs can cause silicosis ...
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Silicosis is diagnosed by chest X-ray where the presence of scar tissue on the lungs is visible. The highest risk of developing silicosis is from exposure to the freshly fractured fine particles of RCS that are generated during many common workplace tasks such as drilling, ...
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Acute silicosis From short-term exposure to very large amounts of silica dust. The lungs become very inflamed, causing severe shortness of breath and low blood oxygen level. Killed hundreds of workers during Hawk’s Nest Tunnel construction early 1930s. Simple ...
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Mine Health and Safety Council 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 – An ...
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In syphilis (the granuloms, if any, are small and loose) and silicosis (the granulomas, if any, are very fibrous). * Title: PowerPoint Presentation Author: Dr. Khurshid Created Date: 2/4/2000 4:52:40 AM Document presentation format: On-screen Show
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Occupational Lung Disease By John J. Beneck MSPA, PA-C * * CT – Basilar fibrosis parellel densities pleural plaques peripheral honeycombing Lots of peripheral damage * Least pathological * * Progressive massive fibrosis Look like big tumors, big well demarcated – accelerated silicosis ...
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