Silicosis in Ontario Mines

THE Workmen 's Compensation Ace defines Silicosis as "a fibrotic condition of the lungs caused by the inhalation of silica dust sufficient to produce a lessened capacity for work". This fibrotic condition muse exhibit a specific appearance in the X-ray picture of the chest- an appearance which is not characteristic of several lung conditions which can cause lessened capacity for work and which are not due to silicosis.
Keywords: Air, Compensation, Dust, Mine, Mines, mines, quartz, Royal Ontario Museum, Silicosis Referee Board., tuberculosis, mining, Underground, Ventilation
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