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RR827: Health surveillance in silica exposed workers

There is uncertainty in Great Britain (GB) about what constitutes appropriate health surveillance for silica-exposed workers, despite evidence that new cases of silicosis are occurring.

The main objectives of this report are:

1) To identify existing recommendations for health surveillance for silica-exposed workers.
2) To assess the evidence base for these recommendations and other relevant evidence in the scientific literature.
3) To make recommendations for a standard.

RR827: Health surveillance in silica exposed workers