quarry dust and immune disease

Autoimmune diseases, asbestos, silica, dust... - Vasculitis UK ...

Sep 27, 2015 ... Silica exposure can also cause cancers and autoimmune diseases….' ... case of silicosis in a stonemason at a separate quarry (Risks 327).

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Occupational exposure to crystalline silica and autoimmune disease.

Occupational exposure to silica dust has been examined as a possible risk factor with respect to several systemic autoimmune diseases, including scleroderma,...

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Wallace & Graham - Silicosis Autoimmune Disease

Silicosis is a lung disease caused by exposure to tiny particles of dust which can ... Tunneling; Stone crushing; Rock quarry work; Rock drilling; Masonry work...

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What is silicosis and why is this old lung disease making a comeback?

Aug 7, 2017 ... You can barely see this construction worker for dust. ... excavating, building on sandstone, demolition work, tunnelling, quarry work and mining.

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Health Concerns for Silica in Outdoor Air | EWG

Sep 25, 2014 ... ... large quantities of silica dust, which is notorious for the damage it does to ... Silica-related lung disease is incurable and can be fatal, killing...

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Silicosis - Wikipedia

Silicosis is a form of occupational lung disease caused by inhalation of crystalline silica dust, .... an association between silicosis and certain autoimmune diseases, including nephritis, Scleroderma, .... Because of work-exposure to silica dust, silicosis is an occupational hazard to mining, sandblasting, quarry, ceramics and...

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eLCOSH : Silica: The Deadly Dust

The disease results from low to moderate exposure to dust containing respirable .... Among quarry and granite workers there were six cohort studies available for review. ... Among the systemic autoimmune diseases, occupational exposure to...

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Possible Environmental Triggers Associated with Autoimmune ...

Sep 25, 2012 ... Systemic sclerosis, for example, which is an autoimmune disease, has been associated with occupational exposure to silica dust (a dust that...

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