Portfolio of services


The National Institute for Silicosis provides a wide range of services in the field of the prevention of occupational and environmental respiratory diseases , making available to other agencies and institutions the experience and knowledge of the Spanish National Reference Center in this type of pathologies.

In order to achieve this objective, the portfolio of services of the Institute is grouped around the three fields of activity that the institution develops:

  • Laboratory services. The laboratory performs analysis of exposure samples in the field of occupational hygiene and environmental pollution.


  • Technical Prevention Studies. The technical risk prevention department has a broad portfolio of services linked to the primary prevention of this type of diseases, with the completion of advanced studies of exposure of workers and citizens to the agents responsible for the affection to the respiratory system.


  • Medical evaluation. The medical service of the Institute has a unique experience in the early detection of the referred pathologies, with the most advanced technical and human resources.