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Source: National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Last Reviewed: September 1995
Workgroups: Occupational Safety and Health Workgroup
This 1995 criteria document reviews available information about the negative health effects of breathing in respirable coal mine dust. Evidence shows that coal miners are at risk of developing certain respiratory diseases and other breathing difficulties. The document provides updated recommendations based on epidemiological studies.
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Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. (1995). Criteria for a Recommended Standard: Occupational Exposure to Respirable Coal Mine Dust. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Retrieved from https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/95-106/