Asbestos Disease: 1992 Lung Disease Surveillance Report
Read the summary highlights in the 1992 WoRLD Surveillance report. This report discussed work-related lung disease stemming from exposure to asbestos and other carcinogens.Summary of Previous WoRLD Surveillance Reports
WoRLD Surveillance Report Supplement, 1992
The 1992 supplement presents updated data for many of the figures and tables presented in the 1991 report, including mortality data through 1988.
In addition, the 1992 supplement includes data not previously presented: (1) sex, race, geographic distribution, usual industry, and usual occupation, supplementing mortality data presented in the 1991 report; (2) number of discharges with silicosis, asbestosis, or coal workers’ pneumoconiosis from the National Hospital Discharge Survey; and (3) reports of occupational asthma and silicosis from the Sentinel Event Notification Systems for Occupational Risks (SENSOR) Program.