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Occupational diseases in Malaysia - Medical Journal of Malaysia

Jun 2, 1982 ... report all cases of notifiable industrial diseases in factory workers to the ... 25 percent of government quarry workers, with the majority of cases...

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Occupational lung diseases - ERS

Information about the occurrence of occupational respiratory diseases and their .... In addition to underground mining, workers in other occupations with exposure to ..... Incidence by occupation and industry of acute work related respiratory...

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Occupational diseases among workers employed in various ... - NCBI

RESULTS: ''lhe average annual incidence of occupational diseases was ... The highest rates were recorded in mining and quarrying (337.8), the production of...

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2016 CT Occupational Disease Report final3 - UConn Health

Table D-3 Cases of Occupational Disease by Major Industry Sector, WCC, 2014 .................. 17. Table D-4 Type of .... Figure C-1 Rates of Occupational Illness by Type, US and CT, 2014 . ..... 200. 15.0 300. Natural resources and mining. --. --. --.

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occupational respiratory diseases in singapore - Singapore Med J

levels and the closure of some quarries, there has been a decline in cases. ''rom 1990 to ... Silicosis was a legally notifiable industrial disease under the. Factories ... study the prevalence of specific occupational respiratory diseases in certain...

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Occupational respiratory disease in mining

informal or non-regulated mining sector is significant and dust control less than optimal. The relative prevalence and severity of mining-related occupational lung...

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Occupational health - World Health Organization

Epidemiology and biostatistics in occupational health. 135. 1. ... in controlling many specific occupational hazards since the Industrial Revolution, it has not been...

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Respiratory function and bronchial responsiveness among industrial ...

Oct 8, 2007 ... Journal of Occupational Medicine and Toxicology20072:11 ... to the incidence and the severity of chronic airways disease, including COPD [1, 2, 3, 4]. ... dust comprised grinders from a metallurgical plant, quarry workers,...

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discussion on occupational health hazard among quarry workers

In our study on occupational health hazards among quarry workers, 400 ... workers in which eye diseases constitute the highest prevalence of 21.92%. ... level of its usage is very low among quarry workers in Ezza Umuoghara quarry industry.

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occupational diseases in poland, 2001 - CYBRA

In this paper the incidence of occupational diseases in Poland in 2001 is discussed on the ... Mining and quarrying, agriculture, hunting and forestry, education, ... liquidation of industrial plants with the highest health risk; b) the modernization...

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Prevalence of Occupational Diseases in Information ... - medIND

The information technology (I.T.) industries have a reputation to be clean and ... Our study focuses on this industry to bring out the prevalence of occupational...

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The prevalence of respiratory morbidity and the ... - SCTIMST Dspace

Oct 30, 2012 ... Occupational disease burden: Global and Indian context. 3 ..... in agriculture, poultry, asbestos industry, quarry, mining and few in construction.

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Selected Health Issues in Mining - Centers for Disease Control and ...

mining industry are scarce, and information on rates and costs is not ... protecting miners from occupational illnesses and disease. INTRODUCTION. Miners are...

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Health Hazards of Mining and Quarrying

Mar 13, 2011 ... The principal airborne hazards in the mining industry include several ... in the drilling rate, lack of reliable water supply and displacement of oil...

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Occupational lung diseases an overview - CESE, IIT-Bombay

Occupational diseases by target organ systems. •. 2.1. ... Prevalence of some of the occupational lung ... stone workers, slate pen workers and mining industry.

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Occupational Hazards, Safety and Hygienic Practices among Timber ...

Objective: To determine the awareness of occupational hazards, effects, safety and hygienic practices among ... (1997) Prevalence of Occupational Lung Disease among Botswana Men Formerly Employed in the South African Mining Industry.

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silicosis

Silicosis is one of the oldest occupational diseases known to man. Recognised ... stone quarrying and processing industry in India is largely informal and hazardous working .... In India, a prevalence of 55 per cent was found in one group of.

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Occupational Safety and Health in Mining - CiteSeerX

Mining is a prerequisite for much industrial production: the products of mining are .... rates of occupational fatal accidents and notified occupational diseases. 6...

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occupational illness in oecd countries - OECD

Rates refer to all deaths for which a particular occupational disease was considered the ... large contraction of the coal mining industry over the last two decades...

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Occupational Exposure to Silica - ICMR

Silicosis - An Uncommonly Diagnosed Common Occupational Disease ... The sand stone industry, stone quarrying and dressing, granite industry, grinding of metals, ... The prevalence observed in different industries is a function of the silica...

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Quarry and stoneworkers: Tackling occupational disease - HSE

Apr 7, 2014 ... Specific guidance for employers on reducing the incidence of respiratory disease is available on HSE''s quarry industry pages and...

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A Comparative Analysis of Diseases Associated with Mining and ...

Mining as a Factor in Disease Causation/Prevalence................... 6. Comparing the ..... Occupational exposure to mining-related diseases is more likely to be seen in ... in disease patterns. Since Obuasi is the hub of gold production in Ghana, it.

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Occupational Diseases | eMedMD

Asbestosis is a lung condition associated with asbestos in industry. ... to serious hazards associated with underground mining, various types of industry ... Exact figures of the incidence and prevalence of occupational lung disorders are often...

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Workplace Injuries and Illnesses in the Extractive Industries

Rates of injury and illness in the mining industries vary .... Nonlatal occupational injury and Illness rates per 100 full-time \iirorlters,1 mining division, 1995.

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Occupational Lung Diseases - American Thoracic Society

Even individuals who do not work in the industry can develop occupational dis- ease through ... sure during mining, processing, or manufacturing. In New .... t able 1 exposure, disease process, and prevalence of occupational lung diseases (1).

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Status of Occupational Health and Safety and Related Challenges in ...

Dec 17, 2015 ... Many accidents and diseases occur in the industry because of its inherent ... Tanzania is among the countries with high rates of mining injuries.

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Occupational lung disease in the South African mining industry ...

Jul 6, 2011 ... South African miners face an epidemic of occupational lung diseases. Despite a plethora of research on the mining industry, and the gold...

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Assessment of Occupational Diseases among Artisans and Factory ...

Nov 9, 2013 ... The ever increasing incidences of occupational diseases among ... industries, extreme posture of wrist, repetitive movements, ... Ibese and Ewekoro position it to play host to lots of artisans, quarry and construction/factory.

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new and emerging risks in occupational safety and health - EU-OSHA

Reductions in accident and occupational diseases rates, combined with effective ..... industries such as Mining, Construction or Transport. Using work equipment...

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Prevalence of occupational lung disease among Botswana men ...

Jul 29, 1996 ... Prevalence of occupational lung disease among ... Botswana have a high prevalence of pre- ... For more than a century the mining industry.

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Occupational disease - Wikipedia

For the song by the British rock band Dire Straits, see Industrial Disease (song). Occupational disease. Classification and external resources. MeSH · D009784. [edit on Wikidata]. An occupational disease is any chronic ailment that occurs as a result of work or occupational ... silicosis among miners and quarrying and tunnel operators and byssinosis...

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Pulmonary Problems among Quarry Workers of Stone Crushing ...

Pulmonary Problems among Quarry Workers of Stone Crushing Industrial Site at ... Objective: To determine the prevalence of respiratory problems and lung ... ways of minimizing occupational health hazards associated with stone quarrying.

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Research into occupational hazards in stone quarry needs to be pursued ... the hazards and diseases associated with working in the quarry industry and thus poor .... injuries and illnesses occurring annually worldwide, with prevalence studies...

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occupational disease | Britannica

occupational disease: any illness associated with a particular occupation or industry. ... decreases the incidence of work-related diseases and accidents and improves the health ... Agricola to make a detailed study of gold-and silver-mining operations. ... The Industrial Revolution of the 18th century had a profound impact on...

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Respiratory symptoms and ventilatory functions among quarry ...

INTRODUCTION: workers in the quarry industries are exposed to hazards resulting ... The study determined the prevalence of respiratory symptoms and assessed ... Occupational hazards and safety measures among stone quarry workers in...

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