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Terry the Stoneworker

Video case study Terry the former stoneworker suffering with silicosis Dr David Fishwick interviews Terry who suffers from silicosis after being exposed to respirable crystalline silica (RCS) at work. Terry worked for over 30 years with different types of stone. …

Occupational Cancer in Britain Respiratory Cancer Sites: Larynx, Lung and Mesothelioma

Occupational cancer in Britain Respiratory cancer sites: larynx, lung and mesothelioma Terry Brown, Andy Darnton, […], and with the British Occupational Cancer Burden Study Group Snippet taken from the articles overview: OVERVIEW OF RESPIRATORY CANCER Laryngeal cancer Most laryngeal cancers …

Dust in the Respiratory System

Ever wondered what happens when a person inhales dust? ┬áThis resource from www.teachengineering.org is a simple pictogram which describes every stage of inhalation. The lungs are constantly exposed to danger from the dusts we breathe. Luckily, the lungs have another …