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Free Black Lung Screening at Bluefield Coal Show


Brushfork Armory
Old Bramwell Road
Bluefield, WV 24701
See map: Google Maps
Event Date: 
September 13, 2017 to September 15, 2017

NIOSH’s mobile truck

NIOSH’s Mobile Occupational Safety and Health Unit will be conducting free black lung screenings at the Bluefield Coal Show in Bluefield, WV, September 13th to the 15th.  All coal miners are encouraged to stop by the mobile unit and participate in this free health exam. Typically, testing takes about 30 minutes and includes an occupational history, a health assessment questionnaire, a digital chest radiograph, and a spirometry (breathing) test.  Blood pressure screening will also be conducted.  Although walk-ins will be accepted, miners are urged to call 1-888-480-4042 to schedule an appointment.  Depending on the number of miners participating, some wait time should be anticipated.

Wednesday, 09/13/2017 - 10:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday, 09/14/2017 - 10:00am – 6:00pm
Friday, 09/15/2017 - 9:00am – 2:00pm