Atlanta, GA (STL.News) The Center for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has released a new video demonstrating black lung disease is not confined just to older miners – it is also occurring in younger mine workers. Faces of Black Lung II – The Story Continues shows the personal costs of black lung and how miners can participate in free health screenings.
To access the new video on YouTube: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-agtyN4py4&feature=youtu.be
To receive free copies of the DVD, contact: Melissa Yancheski, (304) 285-6090 or via email: firstname.lastname@example.org
NIOSH is the federal institute that conducts research and makes recommendations for preventing work-related injuries, illnesses and deaths. For more information about NIOSH visit www.cdc.gov/niosh.