Friday, 24 August 2012

China to check black lung disease at mines |Society |chinadaily.com.cn

China to check black lung disease at mines |Society |chinadaily.com.cn: BEIJING - Chinese authorities plan to investigate some state-owned mines in order to prevent the spread of pneumoconiosis, or "black lung disease," the State Administration of Coal Mine Safety said Thursday.
The administration has asked the China Occupational Safety and Health Association to conduct research on pneumoconiosis infections and dust monitoring in several state-owned mines from August to December.