Self‐reported disease symptoms of stone quarry

2020-10-5  Stone quarry workers are at high risk of developing silica‐related symptoms and diseases due to the cumulative effect of silica dust exposure, a finding that is supported by a large body of epidemiologic evidence.

Self‐reported disease symptoms of stone quarry workers

Results: Stone quarry workers who work between 1-100 m and beyond 100 m from ease symptoms and diseases among quarry workers. In this study, we assessed the joint effect of work-post (working distance to the crusher) and PPE usage on self-reported disease symptoms of stone

Illegal stone quarrying causing kidney disease in

2018-11-8  Kailash Pradhan, who passed away three months ago at age 26, used to work in a stone quarry one kilometre away from Dankunia village. Residents allege that due to stone quarries many of them illegal kidney diseases have become part and parcel of everyday life for them. “I have been spending sleepless nights for the past two years.

Prevalence Of Occupational Diseases In Quarry Industry

diseases from the stone quarry. diseases from the stone quarry. including quarry, Mobile crusher station is mainly used for metallurgy, chemical industry, Read more. Association between Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Soundbites from the Quarry- Adventures in Stone

2016-12-9  Soundbites from the Quarry- Adventures in Stone Disease by Dr. Lederer December 09, 2016 / Victoria Roman Dr. Eleanor Lederer presents stone disease and how stones may be a presenting feature in many systemic diseases.

Quarry and stoneworkers: Tackling occupational disease

2021-2-26  For stone workers, exposures result from work in fixed premises, work on high silica-content stone, cutting, grinding and chiselling. Interventions that have been undertaken include: A training tool to raise awareness amongst quarry operatives/maintenance personnel. A vocational learning package for new-entrant stoneworkers.

Deterioration of pulmonary function in stone quarry

2020-7-3  Table 1. General characteristics of Quarry Workers (QW) and Controls (CO). Considering the fact that quarry industry has become one of the major employers of labor for many people, we con-ducted this study to explore the effect of quarry dust on pulmonary function among quarry workers of stone crushing industrial sites in Nellore.

Pulmonary Problems among Quarry Workers of Stone

Considerable pulmonary function impairments have been reported in quarry workers. 9,10 In a study by Ghotkar, et al, 11 the prevalence of respiratory morbidity among stone quarry workers was 32.5%, based on radiological study; the severity of pulmonary function impairment was significantly associated with increasing age, duration of exposure to

Assessment Of Dust Exposure And Risk Of Chronic

Assessment Of Dust Exposure And Risk Of Chronic Respiratory Diseases Among Stone Corrie Quarry Workers In Namibia, 2018. SSA Research Saima Shihepo 103 PAGES (27110 WORDS) Environmental Health Science Thesis . Follow Author . Save . Write a Review Report Work . Subscribe & Download .

Illegal stone quarrying causing kidney disease in

2018-11-8  Kailash Pradhan, who passed away three months ago at age 26, used to work in a stone quarry one kilometre away from Dankunia village. Residents allege that due to stone quarries many of them illegal kidney diseases have become part and parcel of everyday life for them. “I have been spending sleepless nights for the past two years.

Respiratory Health Effects of Dust in Female Stone

2017-10-24  The prevalence of respiratory diseases and symptoms with regard to stone dust were recorded on 125 exposed and 125 control females from Mails, an endogamous caste group of Rajasthan Cough, phlegm, dyspnea, frequent wheezing, chest tightness occurred in creater number of female stone quarry workers than the controls matched for age, ethnic origin, socio-economic talus etc.

Pulmonary problems among quarry workers of stone

Background: Respiratory problem is one of the major health hazards in dust-exposed workers; it is a major cause of morbidity and mortality all over the world. Objective: To determine the prevalence of respiratory problems and lung function impairment among quarry workers in Ebonyi State, Nigeria. Methods: Respiratory problems and lung function were studied in 403 quarry workers aged 10-60 years.

Soundbites from the Quarry- Adventures in Stone

2016-12-9  'adventures in stone disease' Notes. In this lecture, Dr. Lederer gives several cases of systemic diseases presenting with nephrolithiasis. Kidney stones are often seen and referred to Urology without a great deal of additional thought. Dr. Lederer discusses how to use a stone workup to uncover early presentations of significant systemic disease.

Prevalence Of Occupational Diseases In Quarry Industry

diseases from the stone quarry Occupational Diseases In Quarry Industry hand arm vibration syndrome and dose response relation for vibration induced white finger among quarry statistics did Read more. S. Siriruttanapruk, K. Ramakul W. Sritulapruk, R. Chomsuan

Pulmonary Problems among Quarry Workers of Stone

Considerable pulmonary function impairments have been reported in quarry workers. 9,10 In a study by Ghotkar, et al, 11 the prevalence of respiratory morbidity among stone quarry workers was 32.5%, based on radiological study; the severity of pulmonary function impairment was significantly associated with increasing age, duration of exposure to

Deterioration of pulmonary function in stone quarry

2014-1-23  - Biomedical Research (2014) Volume 25, Issue 2. Deterioration of pulmonary function in stone quarry workers. C H Kiran Kumar 1 *, Mallikarjuna Reddy N 1, Sharan B Singh M 1, BandiHari Krishna 1, Sasikala P 1, ShravyaKeerthi G 2, Siva Kumar A V 1 and Kareem S K 1. 1 Department of Physiology, Narayana Medical College, Nellore, Andhra Pradesh, India. 2 Department of Physiology,

Effects of Quarry Activities on some Selected

2013-12-24  mer, blocks or sheets of stone, such as marble, are ex-tracted in different shapes and sizes for different pur-poses. In the crushed stone industry, granite, limestone, sandstone, or basaltic rocks are crushed for use princi-pally as concrete aggregate or roadstone. During the commissioning of the largest quarry in

Health And Safety In Quarrying Agg-Net

2021-5-28  For individual quarry operations, as part of their risk-assessment programme under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations, 1999, health risks can be assessed subjectively. In order to be able to make an assessment of the risk of health hazards, the two major elements that need to be considered are (fig. 2):

Determination of levels of C-Reactive Protein (CRP) and

2016-6-8  (WHO), workers who got exposed to stone quarry dust, have the chances of development of occupational diseases especially silicosis. It is a non reversible, auto-immune, slowly developing occupational lung disease which affects mainly Miners and Quarry workers [3]. Considering the causes of silicosis, inhalation

Soundbites from the Quarry- Adventures in Stone

2016-12-9  'adventures in stone disease' Notes. In this lecture, Dr. Lederer gives several cases of systemic diseases presenting with nephrolithiasis. Kidney stones are often seen and referred to Urology without a great deal of additional thought. Dr. Lederer discusses how to use a stone workup to uncover early presentations of significant systemic disease.

ASSESSMENT OF DUST EXPOSURE AND RISK OF

2020-6-22  DISEASES AMONG STONE CORRIE QUARRY WORKERS IN NAMIBIA, 2018 By Saima Shihepo (200806483) Thesis submitted in fulfilment of the requirements for the degree of Master of Health Sciences, Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences, Namibia University of Science and Technology, Windhoek, Namibia Supervisor: Mrs Roswitha Mahalie

Health and safety at quarries Safe Quarry

2014-6-19  Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995 Duties to report accidents, diseases and dangerous occurrences Control of Vibration at Work Regulations 2005 Control of exposure of employees to risks from vibrating work equipment, vehicles and machinery The Work at Height Regulations 2005

Contextualizing the effects of stone quarrying: insights

2019-9-17  Resource availability and extraction seem to present a paradox to most countries in the global south. It appears to be a curse rather than a blessing. Using the resource curse theory as a philosophical lens, this study qualitatively analysed the effects of the stone quarrying industry in the Wenchi municipality of Ghana. Using the case study approach, information was gathered from 90

Health And Safety In Quarrying Agg-Net

2021-5-28  For individual quarry operations, as part of their risk-assessment programme under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations, 1999, health risks can be assessed subjectively. In order to be able to make an assessment of the risk of health hazards, the two major elements that need to be considered are (fig. 2):

An Experimental Study on Compressive Strength and

2017-3-31  Stone Quarry blasting and thus the air pollution. Pakistan is rich in its minerals and known as the best aggregate producing country in the world. To produce aggregates, Stone Quarry blasting is essential and naturally production of Quarry dust also associates with it. Stone Quarry Dust results in harmful diseases

Effects of Quarry Activities on some Selected

2013-12-24  mer, blocks or sheets of stone, such as marble, are ex-tracted in different shapes and sizes for different pur-poses. In the crushed stone industry, granite, limestone, sandstone, or basaltic rocks are crushed for use princi-pally as concrete aggregate or roadstone. During the commissioning of the largest quarry in

History Mining and Quarrying Occupational Health

Adelaide’s rich quarry resources provided road, rail and tram infrastructure was very progressive, due to the ease of access to quarry stone, in 1878 Adelaide is noted as Australia’s first city to have a permanent street tramway system, the horse drawn trams encouraged and enabled growth within Adelaide, road and rail development further

Life as a quarryman Valley of Stone

Life of the Quarry Men in the 19th Century One only has to look at an aerial photograph of Rossendale to see enormous holes cleaved out of the landscape, some of these holes are kilometres in scale. When one researches into the origin of these vast pits and discovers that they were stone quarries dug by hand and rudimentary tools a sense of awe

Report Part 1(FORM B)

The quarry operation is proposed up to a depth of 47m (2m Topsoil + 45m Rough Stone) below ground level. Quarry operation will not affect the drainage pattern of the lease area. There is no change in water bodies or affecting drainage or runoff in the land surface during quarry operation