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exposed to the harmful effects of these gases and other negative effects of coal mining in this area DISCUSSION AND CONCLUSIONAcid mine drainage pollutionis a major pollution in the Enugu coal mine area affecting the chemical quality of both the groundwater and surface water into which the waters

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  • The environmental implications of the exploration and
    The environmental implications of the exploration and

    Feb 01, 2019· The environmental hazards created by mining in the Enugu field include:-Subsidence (e.g. Iva valley).-Mine waste dumps which change the existing topography.-Pollution of rivers, streams and groundwater by acid water from the mines.-Flooding of the mine by acid water which can corrode machinery and affect the health of miners.-

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  • CDC Mining Topic Respiratory Diseases NIOSH
    CDC Mining Topic Respiratory Diseases NIOSH

    Oct 16, 2020· What is thehealthandsafetyproblem? Miners are at risk of developing a lung disease called pneumoconiosis because of their regular exposure to airborne respirable dust, and miners with five or more years'miningexperience who are exposed to exhaust from diesel engines have an increased risk of dying from lung cancer.. Pneumoconioses (meaning dusty lung) can cause impairment, disability …

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  • A Review of the Health Implications of Heavy Metals in
    A Review of the Health Implications of Heavy Metals in

    Heavy metals such as Zn, Pb, Fe, and Cu are abundant in the environment and contribute largely to the sustainability and equilibrium of ecosystem processes. However, because of their bioaccumulation, nondegradability, and the excessive amounts in which they exist, these metals contaminate the food chain and subsequently become a source of toxicity to human beings and the entire ecological ...

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  • al mining at enugu
    al mining at enugu

    Health HazardsOfAl Mining In Enugu- Café Genuss. Environmental geochemical studies on the 23 coalminingdiffers from region to region turbak, etal1979.Most of the coal mines which were actively developedin enuguarea from the early twentieth century were closed due to economic conditions or exhaustion of the ore resources and became important source of heavy metal contamination to the ...

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  • Environmental and Health Implications of Coal Mining at
    Environmental and Health Implications of Coal Mining at

    Air pollution generated by coal mining and combustion in power plants [ 10] can affect the environment and human health, especially therespiratory and cardiovascular systems, andcause poor growth of the foetus before birth,cancer,abnormal neurological development in children and pneumoconiosis.

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  • Mining is bad for health a voyage of discovery SpringerLink
    Mining is bad for health a voyage of discovery SpringerLink

    Jul 09, 2019· And I learnt that small-scale artisanal mining has particular challenges that are not seen in large-scale mines, including the association of gold mining with health problems frompsychosocial,cardiovascular,respiratory and sexual risks,nutritional,water and sanitation issues, andresulting in malaria,upper respiratory tract diseases,especially pulmonary tuberculosis and silicosis, andskin diseases, aswell as the injuries and accidents more commonly associated with mining…

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  • Worker Health Study Summaries Uranium Miners NIOSH CDC
    Worker Health Study Summaries Uranium Miners NIOSH CDC

    The National Institute for OccupationalSafetyandHealth(NIOSH) is a part of the US PublicHealthService (PHS). The PHS and NIOSH have conducted a series of studies since 1950 on thehealthof uranium miners. The PHS began the study in 1950 because of concerns that uraniummining…

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  • Theenvironmental implications of the explorationand
    Theenvironmental implications of the explorationand

    Feb 01, 2019· The environmentalhazardscreated byminingin theEnugufield include:-Subsidence (e.g. Iva valley).-Minewaste dumps which change the existing topography.-Pollution of rivers, streams and groundwater by acid water from the mines.-Flooding of themineby acid water which can corrode machinery and affect thehealthof miners.-

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  • Health and Safety Hazards Mining Health,Safetyand
    Health and Safety Hazards Mining Health,Safetyand

    Apr 15, 2015· To significantly improvehealthandsafetyin undergroundmining, the Ontario OccupationalHealthandSafetySystem partners andminingsector stakeholders need to identify and rank thehazardsthat pose the greatest risk and warrant the highest level of attention. What We Heard.

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  • Environmental Risks ofMining
    Environmental Risks ofMining

    This affects thehealthof the workers as well as destroys the surrounding environment (Schuler etal, 2011). Molycorp In 2002, Molycorp had a problem with its waste disposal at Mountain Pass, when a pipeline leading out to evaporation ponds in the desert burst, spilling radioactive and toxic waste onto the desert floor (Danelski, 2009).

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  • Heavy metal, nutrient and antioxidant status of selected
    Heavy metal, nutrient and antioxidant status of selected

    Jul 28, 2016· Heavy metals, which constitute a major publichealthconcern, are known to accumulate in food and fruits during plants growth. Fruits which are readily consumed because of their characteristic sweet taste and potentialhealthbenefits stand a major risk of heavy metal intoxication. Hence, this study assessed some fruits commonly soldin Enugu, Nigeria for their nutrients, antioxidant potential ...

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  • CDC NIOSH Pocket Guide to ChemicalHazards Kaolin
    CDC NIOSH Pocket Guide to ChemicalHazards Kaolin

    China clay, Clay, Hydrated aluminum silicate, Hydrite, Porcelain clay [Note: Main constituent of Kaolin is Kaolinite (Al2 Si 2 O 5 (OH) 4 ).] White to yellowish or grayish powder. [Note: When moistened, darkens & develops a clay-like odor.]

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  • A new shine togold Reducing health hazardsof artisanal
    A new shine togold Reducing health hazardsof artisanal

    Jul 17, 2017· Artisanaland small-scale gold miningis the world's largest employer in the extraction sector, with up to 15 million miners in 70 countries, including four to five million women and children. It is also a big business, supplying up to 20 per cent of the world's gold. But it also comes at a huge cost to publichealth.

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  • Airborne Dust AHazardto HumanHealth, Environment and
    Airborne Dust AHazardto HumanHealth, Environment and

    Impacts on humanhealth.Airborne dustpresents serious risks for humanhealth.Dustparticle size is a key determinant of potentialhazardto humanhealth. Particles larger than 10 μm are not breathable, thus can only damage external organs – mostly causing skin and eye irritations, conjunctivitis and enhanced susceptibility to ocular ...

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  • (PDF) Theenvironmental implications of the exploration
    (PDF) Theenvironmental implications of the exploration

    The environmentalhazardscreated byminingin theEnugu... aquatic life, and thehealthof humans, plants and ani- ...Al-Usmani, S. M. P. (2011). Impact ofminingactivities on land and water ...

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  • Health Hazards of Mining and Quarrying ILO Encyclopaedia
    Health Hazards of Mining and Quarrying ILO Encyclopaedia

    The principal airbornehazardsin theminingindustry include several types of particulates, naturally occurring gases, engine exhaust and some chemical vapours; the principal physicalhazardsare noise, segmental vibration, heat, changes in barometric pressure and ionizing radiation. These occur in varying combinations depending on themineor quarry, its depth, the composition of the ore and ...

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  • Occupational health hazardsinmining an overview
    Occupational health hazardsinmining an overview

    Miningremains an important industrial sector in many parts of the world and although substantial progress has been made in the control ofoccupational health hazards, there remains room for further risk reduction. This applies particularly to traumatic injuryhazards, ergonomichazardsand noise.

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  • Occupational healthandsafetyin the Southern African
    Occupational healthandsafetyin the Southern African

    The establishment of newoccupational healthservice centres through this project presents a significant opportunity to the improvement of OHS services in the SADC. In some SADC member states, it is now a requirement for companies to demonstrate thatsafety,healthand environment issues have been addressed prior to embarking onminingprojects.

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  • Ahazard management system for mining operations WorkSafe
    Ahazard management system for mining operations WorkSafe

    Sep 07, 2017· TheHealthandSafetyin Employment Act 1992 (the HSE Act) covers all workplaces and requires an employer to take all practicable steps to ensure thesafetyof employees and others while at work. It also placeshealthandsafetyduties on others, such asmineoperators, principals, self-employed persons, and employees.

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  • Mercury as a serioushealth hazardfor children in gold
    Mercury as a serioushealth hazardfor children in gold

    May 01, 2008· Accidents related to mining are also a serious health hazard for these children. Furthermore, infectious diseases, such as malaria, tuberculosis or diarrheal diseases are common. 2.

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  • Artisanal gold miningand itshealthrisks
    Artisanal gold miningand itshealthrisks

    Nov 14, 2014· Artisanal gold mining and its health risks by Universidad Politécnica de Madrid Mercury is a toxic element that can cause neurological disorders when is continuously in contact with the organism.

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  • Correlates of Stone Quarry Workers' Awareness of Work
    Correlates of Stone Quarry Workers' Awareness of Work

    May 01, 2017· The sources ofhazardawareness were personal experience of eye injury at work 160 (32.0%), mass media 10 (2%), medical personnel 25 (5%), and co-workers 105 (21%). None (0.0%) obtained awareness from the quarry management ashealthtalks on job-related ocularhealth hazardsare not given to employees.

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  • Chapter 53 EnvironmentalHealth Hazards
    Chapter 53 EnvironmentalHealth Hazards

    Chapter 53 - EnvironmentalHealth HazardsLINKAGES BETWEEN ENVIRONMENTAL AND OCCUPATIONALHEALTH. Annalee Yassi and Tord Kjellström. Development, and industrialization in particular, have made immense positive contributions tohealth, including greater personal and social wealth, as well as vastly improvedhealthand education services, transportation and communication.

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  • GIS Mapping and Background Ionizing Radiation (BIR
    GIS Mapping and Background Ionizing Radiation (BIR

    A study of the external background ionizing radiation (BIR) levels in eight solid mineralminingsitesin EnuguState has been carried out using two Digilert radiation monitors Radalart-50 and Radalart-100. Thirty two readings of four samplings in each point were taken at different solid mineral sites of the state following standard procedure.

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  • (PDF) Analysisof Fatal Building Construction Accidents
    (PDF) Analysisof Fatal Building Construction Accidents

    mining(19), in agriculture (20) and in medicine (21). Provisions forhealtha ndsafetyshould be a solid policy whether men are engaged in h ospitality,

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