US made giant strides in combatting black lung: Main

INDUSTRY and Mine Safety and Health Administration efforts have led to the highly successful implementation of the respirable dust rule aimed at ending the black lung disease in the US, outgoing labor secretary Joe Main said.

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US made giant strides in combatting black lung: Main US made giant strides in combatting black lung: Main US made giant strides in combatting black lung: Main US made giant strides in combatting black lung: Main US made giant strides in combatting black lung: Main

Outgoing US labor secretary Joe Main.

The dust rule had 99% compliance from more than 186,000 samples collected from the air miners breathed, Main said in his final address in his current role.

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