Pneumoconiosis is a group of occupational disease that seriously threaten the health of workers, which was regard as incurable for the irreversibility of pulmonary fibrotic lesions. It was successfully controlled in a few countries but resurgent in resent years. At the same time, the silicosis in the emerging industries has gradually appeared in many countries. In this article, the process aforementioned were described and the lessons were summarized to give some suggestions for promoting the prevention of pneumoconiosis in our country.
Chinese Journal of Industrial Hygiene and Occupational Diseases