Metals and Occupational Diseases

 

Disease Name

Caused by Compounds Containing

Toxic Neuropathy

As (inorganic); Tl; Pb; Hg

Pneumoconiosis, Other

Sb; Rare Earth Metals

Pneumoconiosis, Benign

Fe; Ba; Sn; Sb; Rare Earth Metals

Bone Cancer

Pu; Ra

Nasal Sinus Cancer

Ni; Ra

Skin Cancer

As (inorganic)

Occupational Asthma

Cr(VI); Ni

Contact Dermatitis, Allergic

Ni; Cr(VI)

Acute Tubular Necrosis

Cr(VI); U; Pb

Chronic Renal Failure

Cd; Pb

 

See Visual Elements Periodic Table

 

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