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Lung cancer mortality in workers compensated for silicosis in South Australia [online]

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Internet only - free access
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Spiral bound : 43 p. ; 30 cm.
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Adelaide, S. Aust.: Mining and Quarrying Occupational Health and Safety Committee
Year:
1997
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Electronic resource
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Abstract:
Report on study reviewing the silicosis registers of the South Australian Workers Compensation (Silicosis) Scheme and the New South Wales Workers Compensation (Dust diseases) Board to determine any evidence of increasing lung cancer mortality in workers compensation for silicosis in SA and NSW. Results reinforce overseas evidence that silicotics show a consistent excess of lung cancer.
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