Epidemiology is the study of how often and why diseases occur in different groups of people. Epidemiological information from occupational studies can be used to develop approaches that prevent illness and disease.

This section references and links to epidemiological studies of occupational exposures to DPM.


Human health risk assessment in opencast coal mines and coal-fired thermal power plants surrounding area due to inhalation

An open source article by Akhilesh Kumar Yadav. The study aimed to provide quantitative data on air pollution on people living in an industrial area of middle India. The twenty-four monitoring of nitrogen dioxide concentrations, sulfur dioxide, PM 2.5 and PM 10 was used to investigate people’s exposure and health effects in the surrounding study area from January 2016 to December 2017. (More...)