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Occupational dust diseases of the lungs: Estimated rate (based on cases reported by employers, per 10,000 full-time workers) by industry, U.S. private sector, 1973-2001


- indicates no data reported or data that do not meet BLS publication guidelines.

Note: BLS stopped using the 'dust diseases of the lung' category in 2001. Since 2002, BLS has been aggregating these diseases with other occupational lung diseases in a new 'respiratory conditions' category for its annual surveys. See appendices for source de

Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics annual reports of occupational injuries and illnesses.

Reference Number: 2008-738

Date Posted: June 2008

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