Posts Tagged ‘Silicosis’


Occassionally, I come across old videos concerning work-related illness either through class or web-surfing. I will be posting those in order to catalogue them for my own sake. I’ll try to give some background and context with each as well.

The following is a 1938 clip warning of the dangers of inhaling Silica.

History of Silica Exposure

Silicosis is still one of the most prevalent work-related lung disease. There is no cure, so personal protective wear must be utilized to prevent disease. Here are a few tips for those working with Silica.


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