Occupational respiratory conditions due to toxic agents: Industries with the highest estimated incidence rates (based on cases reported by employers, per 10,000 full-time workers), U.S. private sector, 1996-2001
- indicates no data reported or data that do not meet BLS publication guidelines. SIC - Standard Industial Classification
Note: In 2002, "respiratory conditions due to toxic agents" (pneumonitis, pharyngitis, rhinitis or acute congestions due to chemicals, dusts, gases or fumes) was combined with ‘dust diseases of the lungs’ (silicosis, asbestosis, coal workers’ pneumoconiosis, by
Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics annual reports of occupational injuries and illnesses.
NIOSH 2008. Work-Related Lung Disease Surveillance System (eWoRLD). 2008-511 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/511> October 28, 2016.
Reference Number: 2008-511
Date Posted: June 2008
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