8x) more likely to have coccidioidomycosis at death than were decedents without pneumoconioses
are generally characterized as having an insidious progression and a protracted clinical latency.
Guidelines for the Use of ILO International Classification of Radiographs of Pneumoconioses
Chest X-rays must be interpreted by two B-readers according to the 1980 International Labor Organization (ILO) standard for pneumoconioses
Radiographs are classified by NIOSH-certified B Readers according to the International Labour Office (ILO) International Classification of Radiographs of Pneumoconioses
are caused by the inhalation and deposition of mineral dusts in the lungs, resulting in pulmonary fibrosis and other parenchymal changes.
Coal miner chest radiographs taken under these programs are classified by using the 1980 International Labour Office (ILO) International Classification of Radiographs of Pneumoconioses
This report is the fifth in a series of WoRLD reports presenting summary tables and figures concerning various occupationally relevant respiratory diseases, including pneumoconioses
, occupational asthma, other airway diseases, and other respiratory conditions.