Occupational health hazards in mining: An overview

Mining is an ancient occupation, and the health of miners has been studied for hundreds of years (Donoghue 2004). The most common ODs in miners are …

Mining Hazards | SpringerLink

 · A mining hazard is a source of danger or potential danger, caused by the working of minerals, which has the potential to cause harm to life or damage to a mine, infrastructure, utilities, land, or the environment. Environmental Impact of Mining.

HAZARD IDENTIFICATION AND RISK ANALYSIS IN …

 · the hazards, assess the associated risks and bring the risks to tolerable level on a continuous basis. Mining being a hazardous operation has considerable safety risk to miners. Unsafe conditions and practices in mines lead to a number of accidents and

A Review on Occupational Health Hazards Associated …

various occupational health hazards associated with surface mine operations. Challenges in Mining & Mineral Industries (CMMI-2015), Keonjhar, September 26, 2015

What are risks associated with mining? | Creative Safety ...

The roof of a mine can collapse and cause rocks and debris to become unstable and possibly strike workers. Sometimes collapses are scheduled and systematically planned and control the hazard of a cave in. Appropriate safety plans will need to be practiced and workers should be trained on what to do in case of a cave in or a collapse in the mine.

Occupational Accidents in the Mining Industry—A Short ...

 · Abstract. The mining industry is one of the most challenging environments concerning safety issues. Although most of the hazards are well identified and studied, the impact of mining equipment on accidents is still not fully comprehended. PRISMA statement methodology was used in order to conduct proper research regarding this gap; from the 2594 ...

Occupational health hazards in mining:an overview

 · Occupational health hazards in mining:an overview A. M. Donoghue Abstract This review article outlines the physical, chemical, biological, ergonomic and psychosocial occupational health hazards of mining and associated metallurgical processes. Mining remains an important industrial sector in many parts of the world

Occupational health and safety hazards associated with ...

 · Occupational health and safety hazards associated with quarrying activities; A case of Mutonga Quarry, Meru County, Kenya. @inproceedings{Wanjiku2015OccupationalHA, title={Occupational health and safety hazards associated with quarrying activities; A case of Mutonga Quarry, Meru County, Kenya.}, author={Maryrose Wambui Wanjiku}, year={2015} }

Hazards identified and the need for health risk assessment ...

 · Although mining is a cornerstone of the South African economy (), it generates copious amounts of dust. 1 The dusts may be toxic since they may also be contaminated with various toxic metals.For this reason, the prevalence and severity of occupational diseases in the mining industry depends on the ores mined, the contaminants present and also on the levels …

Occupational health hazards in mining: an overview

This review article outlines the physical, chemical, biological, ergonomic and psychosocial occupational health hazards of mining and associated metallurgical processes. Mining remains an important industrial sector in many parts of the world and although substantial progress has been made in the co …

Occupational health hazards of mine workers

Occupational health hazards of mine workers * K. S. Cho and S. H. Lee. ... Abstract. Mining has always been among the most hazardous of occupations, and with the increasing demand for coal and minerals safety in mines assumes even greater importance. This article describes the present situation with regard to conditions in mines, the diseases ...

Assessment Of Health Hazard Associated With Stone …

Nov 11, 2019 Stone particulates produced by stone crushing plants comprise Cd as stated by Ugbogu et al., and great contact of workers to Cd causes harm to the kidney and also causes osteoporosis as described by several researchers like Jarup et al., Jin et al., and Olsson et al. . In this study, the results also revealed that as the number of workers increased from plant 5 to …

Occupational hazards injuries and illnesses associated ...

It was revealed that the company had put in place measures like OSH training and auditing, SHE talks and meetings, dust suppression equipment as well as PPEs to prevent employees from falling victims of occupational hazards. The main objective of this study was to assess the occupational hazards, injuries and illnesses associated with gold mining at Renco Mine.

Environmental Impacts of Mining and Smelting ...

 · Occupational and environmental exposure to heavy metals, silica, and asbestos can occur during mining and milling operations. The smelting process (extracting the metal from the ore) is associated with the highest …

Occupational and Environmental Health in the Aluminum ...

 · BAUXITE MINING PROCESS AND ASSOCIATED OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH HAZARDS AND RISKS. Although a very small percentage (less than 1% globally) of aluminum is derived from ores such as nepheline and from alternative sources, such as fly ash from coal-fired power stations, bauxite mining represents, by far, the most common initial upstream step in …

Occupational, Health and Safety (OHS) in …

 · Occupational, Health and Safety (OHS) in Mining Industry. 1 1 4,589. This paper is divided into three parts: Why Occupactional Health and Safety is important in Mining Industries. Suggested measures for reducing Safety …

Environmental and occupational health hazards associated ...

 · Environmental and occupational health hazards associated with artisanal and small-scale gold mining. View/ Open. 9789241510271-eng.pdf (‎5.685Mb)‎ ...

Occupational hazards, injuries and illnesses associated ...

 · The paper sought to identify major occupational hazards, establish causes and nature of physical injuries and illnesses associated with small scale gold mines in Zvishavane. Three out of eleven identified mines from ward 19 were randomly selected for the study. Juxtaposed with observations, questionnaires were administered to all 34 mine employees in …

hazards associated with coal mining

hazards associated with coal mining. ... This review article outlines the physical chemical biological ergonomic and psychosocial occupational health hazards of mining and associated metallurgical process Mining remains an important industrial sector in many parts of the world and although substantial progress has been made in the control of ...

Occupational Health and Safety and Organizational ...

 · The subject of occupational health and safety management in the mining sector is on the rise because of the increasing demand for minerals and the high-risk factors associated with it. The case for employees and organizations is that, according to Demba et al [11], in developing nations, the rates of industrial and occupational injury-related ...

Chapter 3.2 Occupational Health and Safety [flag]

 · Due to the many hazards and potential impacts associated with mining, a strong focus on occupational health and safety must be present at responsible mines. In 1995, Convention 176–Safety and Health in Mines was adopted by the International Labour Organization (ILO).112 The convention set out international standards with respect

Occupational health hazards in mining: an overview ...

 · Mining remains an important industrial sector in many parts of the world and although substantial progress has been made in the control of occupational health hazards, there remains room for further risk reduction. This applies particularly to traumatic injury hazards, ergonomic hazards and noise.

Occupational Hazards, Injuries And Illnesses Associated ...

Occupational Hazards, Injuries And Illnesses Associated With Gold Mining. A Case Of Renco Mine, Zimbabwe