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MinDustHazrdSTS - Asbestosis Mesothelioma Cancer Mineral...

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Mineral-related  Mineral-related  Hazards Hazards
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Mineral Health Hazards Mineral Health Hazards Inhalation of certain particles leads to  lung disease Two most common culprits:
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Mineral Hazards Mineral Hazards Asbestos -  Long, fibrous needles Most common asbestos minerals
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Mineral Hazards Mineral Hazards Not all asbestos minerals are the same! Degree of danger relates to
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Asbestos related lung disease Asbestos related lung disease
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Unformatted text preview: Asbestosis Mesothelioma Cancer Mineral Health Hazards Mineral Health Hazards Silica - Very common earth material Sand, glass Inhalation causes the lung disease silicosis Generally, must be freshly broken silica Silicosis Silicosis 1000s of deaths a year Creates lung fibrosis and emphysema Disease progresses even after exposure is eliminated...
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