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Citations should be made in the following way: Authors. Title. Eur Respir J 2020; 55: Suppl. 65, abstract number.

How much lung disease is really caused by work, and how to assess the worker who wishes to continue working?

Chairs: C. Suppli Ulrik (Virum, Denmark), A. Bush (London, United Kingdom)
Aims: To describe the contribution of inhalational workplace hazards to the burden of nonmalignant lung diseases; to identify respiratory conditions with an estimated occupational burden =10%, including asthma, COPD, chronic bronchitis, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and hypersensitivity pneumonitis, and other noninfectious granulomatous lung diseases (sarcoidosis, PAP, community acquired pneumonia); to describe the contribution of workplace exposure to various respiratory diseases and strategies that can improve the recognition and prevention of these diseases; and to evaluate various work, workplace and fitness considerations for patients with occupational lung diseases.
COPD and bronchitis; how much is caused by work, and which occupations cause the most harm?
D. Fishwick (Sheffield (South Yorkshire), United Kingdom)
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Wheeze and crackles: how much does the workplace contribute?
I. Annesi Maesano (Paris, France)
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Rare lung diseases and work: always bear occupation in mind when assessing these patients
D. Vinnikov (Almaty, Kazakhstan)
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How important is work as a risk for lung infections? A story of tuberculosis and pneumonia
N. Naidoo (Durban, South Africa)
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Work, workplace and fitness considerations in patients with occupational lung diseases
C. Barber (Sheffield (South Yorkshire), United Kingdom)
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