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TitleLevel 2 report, Point 4 Medical Assessment of the Workforce, Iron Ore Company of Canada
Variant TitleLabrador West Dust Study : Medical Studies of Workforce, Iron Ore Company of Canada
SubjectDust--Newfoundland and Labrador--Labrador--Measurement
Mine Dusts
Iron mines and mining--Dust Control--Newfoundland and Labrador--Labrador
Iron mines and mining--Health aspects
Lungs--Dust diseases
Iron Ore Company of Canada
Scully Mines
PublisherLabrador Institute of Northern Studies
CreatorLabrador Institute of Northern Studies
Contents1. Summary -- 2. Background -- 3. Introduction -- 4. Phase A: A Review of Diagnosed and Suspected Cases of Pneumoconiosis -- 4.1 General -- 4.2 Chairman's Report -- 5. Phase B: Respiratory Health Status of the Current Workforce -- 5.1 General -- 5.2 Descriptive Statistics -- 5.3 Prevalence of Pneumoconiosis -- 5.4 Clinical Case Description of Employees who were/are Employed by IOCC -- 5.5 Correlation of Radiologic Appearance compatible with Pneumoconiosis (RACP) to Health Status and Dust Levels at IOCC -- 5.6 Accord of RACP (5.5) with Clinical Case Description (5.4) -- 5.7 Profusion of Ratings by Averaging Four Readings at IOCC and the Relationship to Selected Dust Exposure Indices -- 6. Phase C: An Examination of a Sample of Former Employees of IOCC -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 General -- 6.3 Objectives -- 6.4 Design -- 6.5 Sampling Procedure -- 6.6 Results and Discussion -- 6.7 ATS Questionnaire Sub-Sample -- 6.8 Conclusions -- 6.9 Feasibility of the Study -- 6.10 Recommendations -- 7. A Summary of Conclusions of the Medical Assessment at the Iron Ore Company of Canada Mining and Processing Operations at Labrador City -- Attachments -- List of Contributors -- Appendices
Physical Extent163 p.
NoteComplete collection consists of 14 volumes: Level 1. report - executive summary : v.1. Iron Ore Company of Canada, v.2. Scully Mines ; Level 2 report, point 1 - study organization and administration, point 2 - inplant dust study, point 3 - engineering audit, point 4 - medical assessment of the workforce, point 5 - ambient air study, point 6 - community health study ; Errata and Addenda to Level 2 reports : v. 1. Iron Ore Company of Canada, v.2. Scully Mines (Note : Points 1-4 consist of 2 v. with v.1 about the Iron Ore Company of Canada and v.2 the Scully Mines).
LocationCanada--Newfoundland and Labrador
Resource TypeBook
SourcePrint text held in the Faculty of Medicine Founders' Archive, Health Sciences Library, Memorial University of Newfoundland. COLL 001: 6.03.021. Cover image from copy held at The Centre for Newfoundland Studies, Memorial University of Newfoundland.
RightsAll rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part is prohibited without the expressed written permission of Memorial University of Newfoundland.
CollectionLabrador West Dust Study
SponsorMemorial University of Newfoundland. Faculty of Medicine Founders' Archive
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