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Description:Original photo caption: “Setting up brattice of wet burlap in coal mine to secure ventilation at face of the working.” Published in USPHS Public Health Bulletin No. 221, Anthraco-Silicosis Among Hard Coal Miners, 1935, as Figure 8. Placing Cloth Brattice to Change Air Course.
The NIOSH Historic Photo Collection began as the “picture file” of the Industrial Hygiene Division of the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS), c. 1930-1960. It is a unique collection of mid-20th Century images of American workers and workplaces and documents occupational safety and health research of that era. The collection consists of approximately 1,000 original photographs and schematic drawings.
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Content Providers(s):CDC/ Barbara Jenkins, NIOSH
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Photo Credit:U.S. Public Health Service
Links:United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
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Anatomy
Respiratory System
Lung
Anthropology, Education, Sociology and Social Phenomena
Social Sciences
Government
Government Agencies
United States Dept. of Health and Human Services
United States Public Health Service
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
Biological Sciences
Environment and Public Health
Environment
Energy-Generating Resources
Fossil Fuels
Coal
Coke
Public Health
Accidents
Accident Prevention
Safety
Safety Management
Accidents, Occupational
Environmental Pollution
Environmental Exposure
Occupational Exposure
Maximum Allowable Concentration
Threshold Limit Values
Noise
Noise, Occupational
Waste Products
Industrial Waste
Health Occupations
Medicine
Specialties, Medical
Preventive Medicine
Occupational Medicine
Chemicals and Drugs
Chemical Actions and Uses
Toxic Actions
Environmental Pollutants
Air Pollutants
Air Pollutants, Environmental
Air Pollutants, Occupational
Industrial Waste
Inorganic Chemicals
Elements
Carbon
Charcoal
Diseases
Disorders of Environmental Origin
Occupational Diseases
Pneumoconiosis
Silicosis
Anthracosilicosis
Respiratory Tract Diseases
Lung Diseases
Lung Diseases, Interstitial
Pneumoconiosis
Silicosis
Anthracosilicosis
Health Care
Health Care Economics and Organizations
Organizations
Government Agencies
United States Dept. of Health and Human Services
United States Public Health Service
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (U.S.)
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health
United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Population Characteristics
Health
Occupational Health
Technology and Food and Beverages
Technology, Industry, and Agriculture
Industry
Extraction and Processing Industry
Mining
Coal Mining
Manufactured Materials
Copyright Restrictions:None - This image is in the public domain and thus free of any copyright restrictions. As a matter of courtesy we request that the content provider be credited and notified in any public or private usage of this image.

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