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.
NIOSH 2008. Work-Related Lung Disease Surveillance System (eWoRLD). 2008-738 U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health, Respiratory Health Division, Morgantown, WV. Available at: <http://wwwn.cdc.gov/eworld/Data/738> September 30, 2016.
Reference Number: 2008-738
Date Posted: June 2008
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