Black lung disease shows almost no symptoms in the first 10 years, if not treated early the disease causes complications such as heart failure, tuberculosis, lung cancer.
In fact, not all coal workers develop black lungs. However, prevention is better than cure.
According to experts, people working in environments such as coal mines, coal mining should wear masks carefully when working, wash their skin after contact with coal dust, safely remove dust from clothes, wash their hands and face before eating and drinking.
In addition, each person should go to regular physical examinations.
The doctor monitors lung function, breathing rate – the condition of noticing any warning signs in the early stages.
Black lung occurs in people who inhale coal mine dust, who work in a mine environment.