Job Task Name

Work as a dental technician with long-term exposure to CoCrMo dusts

Comments

Dental technicians' pneumoconiosis is associated with exposures to dust from cobalt-chromium-molybdenum alloys, especially in technicians that grind metal more than 4 hours per day in the laboratory. Some affected workers complain of cough and dyspnea, and some have diffuse infiltration as radiographic findings. [Rom, p. 527]

Job Task Category

Medical or Dental Services

Reference Link

World at work: Dental laboratory technicians. [Occup Environ Med. 2006] - PubMed Result

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Metals

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