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HHS Non-systematic Review

Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health

Last Reviewed: February 2020

This website provides information about the Coal Workers’ Health Surveillance Program. The program studies the causes and effects of diseases related to coal mine dust exposure. The website also includes information to help coal miners stay healthy, like:

  • Safety tips for preventing respiratory diseases like black lung
  • Health resources for coal miners and their families
  • Information for researchers and health care providers
  • Other educational features and resources
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. (n.d.). Coal Workers' Health Surveillance Program. Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/cwhsp/default.html