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The Cotton Dust Papers

Science, Politics, and Power in the "Discovery" of Byssinosis in the U.s (Work, Health and Environment Series) (Work, Health and Environment Series)
  • 160 Pages
  • 2.74 MB
  • English

Baywood Publishing Company
Popular medicine, United States, Health/Fitness, Diseases, Health & Fitness, Medical / Nursing, Textile workers, Pulmonary & Thoracic Medicine, History, Byssinosis, Ge
ContributionsCharles Levenstein (Editor), Gregory F. Delaurier (Editor), Mary Lee Dunn (Editor)
The Physical Object
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9425115M
ISBN 100895032651
ISBN 139780895032652

"The Cotton Dust Papers" is the story of the year struggle for recognition in the U.S. of this pernicious occupational disease. The authors contend that byssinosis could have and should have been recognized much sooner, as a great deal was known about the disease as early as the s.

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The Cotton Dust Papers: Science, Politics, and Power in the "Discovery" of Byssinosis in the U.S (Work, Health and Environment Series) - Kindle edition by Levenstein, Charles, Delaurier, Gregory F., Dunn, Mary Lee. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Cotton Dust Papers: Cited by: 4. This book recounts the year struggle for recognition in the USA of the existence of byssinosis, also known as "black lung". The book explores instances prior to the promulgation of a cotton dust standard to protect cotton textile workers from byssinosis in wherein evidence suggested the existence of the disease in the mills, yet nothing was by: 4.

The texts of the 11 papers presented at a conference on Februaryentitled 'Cotton dust hazards', are reproduced. The papers are abstracted individually in World Textile Abstracts, (see.

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Read 4 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Carrigan approaches the millennium New Year craving climax and c /5(4). To the Business Editor: The cotton textile manufacturers for many years contended that cotton dust standards were too stringent, as noted in ''The Cotton Dust Storm Returns'' (Aug.

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Piles of old newspapers are a haven for mites. Old storage boxes filled with paper files also provide a home for these tiny pests. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages: illustrations ; 24 cm. Contents: By any other name: brown lung and the social recognition of disease --"Kiss of death": banning the suction shuttle in Massachusetts --textiles move South, --Cotton colic --The Harvard Cotton Dust Project --"We were running from it, really": workers' compensation and.

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The book will continue on from The Secret Commonwealth, taking place after the events of The Amber Spyglass. The median years of exposure cessation were 17 and 18 years among cotton and silk workers, respectively.

Cumulative cotton dust and endotoxin exposures were skewed; median cumulative cotton dust exposure was mg/m 3-years (range –) and median cumulative endotoxin exposure was 39 EU/m 3-years (range – ).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Research Triangle Institute. Cotton dust. Research Triangle Park, N.C.: The Institute, (OCoLC) OSHA is issuing a direct final rule amending its occupational health standard for Cotton Dust, which was issued in and amended into add cotton washed in a batch kier system to the types of washed cotton partially exempt from the cotton dust standard.

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Excellent and unsentimental black and white photographs by Carl Julien provide subtle yet clear counterpoint. Near Fine, slight even toning, small bumps at corners, lacking the dust jacket. Photographic paper label front cover.

First Edition. Pebbled Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. (Inventory #: ). One of the drawbacks to the increasing mechanization of postal facilities is the increase in paper dust. The machines doing the grunt work loosen the dust and send it airborne where workers can.

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