History of the disease



In late 2008, several workers in Marble sector and especially in the manufacture of kitchen countertops, they detected a "possible" pulmonary disease still uncatalogued.


That's when they start medical examinations performed on chest radiographs for prevention services. Since 2009, the number of people affected by silicosis begins to soar, reaching diagnosed even in workers with less than two years working in the sector and arriving in 2013 has overcome the figure of 70 affected in the province of Cádiz, from different companies .


Due to the large number of people affected and the fight begins to helplessness thereof corporate, mutual, prevention, etc., is when you decide to formalize the Association to advise and ensure good partner on three major fronts, health surveillance, Improve Quality of life and prevention and detention of the problem.