CDC’s NIOSH releases new video on black lung disease among coal miners

Jan. 24, 2020

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.

YouTube has the video.

Free copies of the DVD can be requested by contacting Melissa Yancheski at (304) 285-6090 or at [email protected].

CDC has the announcement.