Miners' Lung: A History of Dust Disease in British Coal Mining

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Arthur McIvor and Ronald Johnston explore the experience of coal miners' lung diseases and the attempts at voluntary and legal control of dusty conditions in British mining from the late nineteenth century to the present. In this way, the book addresses the important issues of occupational health and safety within the mining industry; issues that have been severely neglected in studies of health and safety in general. The authors examine the prevalent diseases, notably pneumoconiosis, emphysema and bronchitis, and evaluate ...

Miners' Lung: A History of Dust Disease in British Coal Mining 2016, Routledge, London

ISBN-13: 9781138273740

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Miners' Lung: A History of Dust Disease in British Coal Mining 2007, Routledge, Aldershot, England

ISBN-13: 9780754636731

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