Industrial hygiene is the anticipation, recognition, assessment and control of hazards in the workplace that may affect occupational health. An occupational disease is a health condition or disorder caused by the work environment or related activities. An occupational disease can be disruptive, disabling and sometimes fatal. Examples range from hearing loss to asthma, infections and cancer.
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Occupational Diseases in the Ontario Mining Industry: An update from the Occupational Cancer Research Centre
Napo in...the hidden killers - European Agency for Safety and Health at Work
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