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The following experts are available as byssinosis consultants and byssinosis expert witnesses.  ORC experts are peer-recommended authorities who have been carefully selected and rigorously screened.
    Definition:  Byssinosis - A lung disease that is caused by the inhalation of cotton, hemp, or jute dust. Its acute form includes wheezing, tightness in the chest, and mild cough attacks upon returning to the worksite after briefly being absent, such as after the weekend. Its chronic form, acquired after several years of consistent exposure, can lead to permanent dyspnea.

Synonyms:  brown lung, cotton-dust asthma, cotton-mill fever, Monday fever, stripper's asthma

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Expert in Health Surveillance and Training
Respiratory health screening; physiological monitoring. Expert has expertise in designing and implementing respiratory health screening and surveillance programs which meet OSHA requirements. He has had extensive experience working with a wide ... See full profile

California (CA), USA

Expert in Occupational Medicine, Fitness for Duty, Medical Issues in Regulated Industries, OSHA Evaluations
Expert started his medical career in Family Medicine and this specialty was at least 50% of his practice for 20 years. He has been in full time practice in occupational medicine for the past 8 years. He completed specialty training in ... See full profile

Minnesota (MN), USA

Expert in Safety, Industrial Hygiene, Emergency Preparedness & Business Continuity Planning, Training
"43% of businesses experiencing a disaster never reopen. Of those that do, 29% close within 2 years." (USDOL). The ever-present threat of natural and man-made hazards presents challenges for businesses today. No one expects an emergency or disaster - ... See full profile

Massachusetts (MA), USA

Expert in Cardiopulmonary Physiology, Inflammatory Response
Respiratory system disease; respiratory care. Expert has focused his research on the pathophysiology of respiratory disease and failure. He is also involved with organ blood flow, ventilator management techniques, critical care monitoring and ... See full profile

Texas (TX), USA

Expert in Medical Negligence, Disability, Accident Investigation, Occupational and Aviation Medicine
Expert has applied his wide experience in Medicine, Occupational and Aviation Medicine into his practice as an Expert Witness. He spent 5 years as a Home Office Refereee and susequently when the system was changed as a Selected Medical Practitioner. See full profile

Hampshire, United Kingdom

Expert in Pulmonary and Critical Care Clinical Medicine
Expert is a busy clinical pulmonary physician who treats many patients with pulmonary diseases. He has been board certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine in Pulmonary Diseases for nearly 20 years. He reads pulmonary function tests ... See full profile

Indiana (IN), USA

Expert in Pulmonary, Critical Care, Interventional Bronchoscopy, Renal Replacement Therapy
Expert is board certified in internal medicine, pulmonary diseases, and critical care. He is the medical director of critical care in a large community hospital with active cardiothoracic surgery, trauma and neurosurgery programs. See full profile

Maryland (MD), USA

Expert in Public Safety, Occupational Health and Safety, Industrial Training and Course Development
A Workplace Accident and Injury Reduction Program, Expert has worked in the field of Accident Investigation for many years giving him the opportunity to research and establish sound reduction programs for various businesses. Expert has the ability to observe ... See full profile

Missouri (MO), USA

Expert in Safety Consulting, Safety Engineering, Recreation Safety, Ergonomics, Fall Protection
Expert currently serves as a general safety and health consultant as a safety engineer, and has done so since 1978. This has involved General Safety Engineering Consulting with emphasis on worker safety, industrial product safety, third party ... See full profile

California (CA), USA

Expert in Industrial Hygiene, Occupational Health, Hazardous Materials Management, Emergency Response
He championed the implementation of a variety of strategies to reduce workplace accidents and injuries. Strategies included establishment of on site workplace health and safety teams. These teams included both management and labor employees who worked ... See full profile

New Hampshire (NH), USA

 
 

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