diseases and underground mining

Diseases of Uranium Miners and Other Underground Miners ...

Diseases of Uranium Miners and Other Underground Miners Exposed to Radon - PubMed Excess lung cancer has been demonstrated in many groups of underground miners exposed to radon, including uranium miners and those mining other substances in radon-contaminated mines.

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Diseases of uranium miners and other underground miners ...

Excess lung cancer has been demonstrated in many groups of underground miners exposed to radon, including uranium miners and those mining other substances in radon-contaminated mines. In the United States, most underground uranium mines had shut down by

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Sunday Stone: an enduring metaphor of mining diseases and ...

DOI: 10.1144/SP375.22 Corpus ID: 140166525. Sunday Stone: an enduring metaphor of mining diseases and underground mining conditions @inproceedings{Pearn2013SundaySA, title={Sunday Stone: an enduring metaphor of mining diseases and underground mining conditions}, author={J.

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CDC - Mining Topic - Respiratory Diseases - NIOSH

2021-5-19  Pneumoconioses (meaning dusty lung) can cause impairment, disability and premature death. The two main types of pneumoconioses that affect miners are coal workers’ pneumoconiosis (CWP) and silicosis. CWP, commonly called black lung, affects workers in coal mining.

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diseases and underground mining. Canary Networks Specialist investor and corporate . Established in 2009 Canary Networks is a specialist investor and corporate relations firm providing a unique platform for ASX listed companies to engage with . Inquiry Online.

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Mining Diseases - AGOR

Weil’s Disease (Leptospirosis), an infection caused by contact with rats’ urine, was a serious health hazard to miners. Underground water sources were vulnerable to contamination, presenting danger to anyone using the water to drink or wash. Surface water could also

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Sunday Stone: an enduring metaphor of mining diseases and ...

2013-11-1  Sunday Stone: an enduring metaphor of mining diseases and underground mining conditions Pearn, J. H.; Gardner-Thorpe, C. Abstract. Publication: Geological Society of London Special Publications. Pub Date: November 2013 DOI: 10.1144/SP375.22 Bibcode: 2013GSLSP.375..269P full text sources ...

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The hazardous nature of small scale underground mining in ...

2016-1-1  The processes of mining at the small scale underground mine are captured under exploration, mine development, rock fragmentation, material handling, processing and marketing. Exploration involves the work done to gain knowledge about the grade, volume, orientation and all

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Towards Safety from Toxic Gases in Underground Mines

2013-2-4  A mine stope is formed as a result of repeatedly blasting hard rock from strategic sides with explosives. After mine blasting or other mining activities, such as drilling, construction, and barring, the underground terrains become restricted, unknown, unstructured, and particularly dangerous owing to the presence of poisonous explosive gases.

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Diseases of Uranium Miners and Other Underground Miners ...

Excess lung cancer has been demonstrated in many groups of underground miners exposed to radon, including uranium miners and those mining other substances in radon-contaminated mines. In the United States, most underground uranium mines had shut down by the late 1980s, but occupational exposure to r

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Diseases of uranium miners and other underground miners ...

1. Occup Med. 1991 Oct-Dec;6(4):629-39. Diseases of uranium miners and other underground miners exposed to radon. Samet JM(1). Author information: (1)Department of Medicine, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque. Excess lung cancer has been demonstrated in many groups of underground miners exposed to radon, including uranium miners and those mining other substances in radon-contaminated mines.

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Mining Diseases - AGOR

Mining Diseases. Mining Safety and Welfare ... Weil’s Disease. The conditions underground in coalmines provided a habitat for rats and mice. They had access to water, and food scraps left by miners and pit-ponies. Miners were sometimes even pestered during their meal breaks underground

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Sunday Stone: an enduring metaphor of mining diseases and ...

Sunday Stone: an enduring metaphor of mining diseases and underground mining conditions Pearn, J. H.; Gardner-Thorpe, C. Abstract. Publication: Geological Society of London Special Publications. Pub Date: November 2013 DOI: 10.1144/SP375.22 Bibcode: 2013GSLSP.375..269P full text sources ...

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Health and Safety Hazards : Mining Health, Safety and ...

2015-4-15  Underground mining, by its nature, presents a range of health and safety hazards that are different from those in other sectors. Some hazards, such as ground instability, are inherent in the underground environment. Others are introduced through complex mining activities and processes, which bring potential hazards into the underground ...

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Occupational health hazards in mining:an overview

2015-2-3  mining and milling of asbestos has caused a legacy of asbestos-related diseases, which continue to occur today. The review by Ross and Murray in this issue (pp. 304–310) gives a detailed account of respiratory diseases in mining. Diesel particulate exposures occur in underground mines because of diesel powered mobile equipment,used

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OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES AND THEIR DETERMINANTS A

2011-4-1  Pandaveswar Underground mine, Khottadih Underground Project and Khottadih Opencast Mine. The mines selected are located in the Ranigunj Coal area, which is one of the richest and oldest coal mining areas in India. They are under the administrative jurisdiction of

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Towards Safety from Toxic Gases in Underground Mines

2013-2-4  A mine stope is formed as a result of repeatedly blasting hard rock from strategic sides with explosives. After mine blasting or other mining activities, such as drilling, construction, and barring, the underground terrains become restricted, unknown, unstructured, and particularly dangerous owing to the presence of poisonous explosive gases.

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The hazardous nature of small scale underground mining in ...

2016-1-1  The processes of mining at the small scale underground mine are captured under exploration, mine development, rock fragmentation, material handling, processing and marketing. Exploration involves the work done to gain knowledge about the grade, volume, orientation and all

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Metalliferous Mine Dust: Human Health Impacts and the ...

2019-5-21  Mining, however, can lead to an increased risk of contracting other diseases: increased pulmonary tuberculosis has been recorded in underground Cu miners in Zambia . A high prevalence of wheeze (a symptom of asthma) and rhino-conjunctivitis has been noted among the elderly in communities located near mine

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Diseases of Uranium Miners and Other Underground Miners ...

Excess lung cancer has been demonstrated in many groups of underground miners exposed to radon, including uranium miners and those mining other substances in radon-contaminated mines. In the United States, most underground uranium mines had shut down by the late 1980s, but occupational exposure to r

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Sunday Stone: an enduring metaphor of mining diseases and ...

Sunday Stone: an enduring metaphor of mining diseases and underground mining conditions Pearn, J. H.; Gardner-Thorpe, C. Abstract. Publication: Geological Society of London Special Publications. Pub Date: November 2013 DOI: 10.1144/SP375.22 Bibcode: 2013GSLSP.375..269P full text sources ...

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Occupational health hazards in mining:an overview

2015-2-3  mining and milling of asbestos has caused a legacy of asbestos-related diseases, which continue to occur today. The review by Ross and Murray in this issue (pp. 304–310) gives a detailed account of respiratory diseases in mining. Diesel particulate exposures occur in underground mines because of diesel powered mobile equipment,used

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Towards Safety from Toxic Gases in Underground Mines

2013-2-4  A mine stope is formed as a result of repeatedly blasting hard rock from strategic sides with explosives. After mine blasting or other mining activities, such as drilling, construction, and barring, the underground terrains become restricted, unknown, unstructured, and particularly dangerous owing to the presence of poisonous explosive gases.

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The hazardous nature of small scale underground mining in ...

2016-1-1  The processes of mining at the small scale underground mine are captured under exploration, mine development, rock fragmentation, material handling, processing and marketing. Exploration involves the work done to gain knowledge about the grade, volume, orientation and all

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Effects Of Mining on the Environment and Human Health

2021-8-28  Coal mining produces also greenhouse gas emissions. Coal mine methane. Coal mine methane, less prevalent in the atmosphere than CO2, but 20 times as powerful as a greenhouse gas, forms during the geological formation of coal, and is released during the coal mining process. Most coal mine methane come from underground

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Metalliferous Mine Dust: Human Health Impacts and the ...

2019-5-21  Mining, however, can lead to an increased risk of contracting other diseases: increased pulmonary tuberculosis has been recorded in underground Cu miners in Zambia . A high prevalence of wheeze (a symptom of asthma) and rhino-conjunctivitis has been noted among the elderly in communities located near mine

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Occupational Diseases in Ontario Mining: An update from ...

2019-12-12  Occupational Diseases in Ontario Mining: An update from the Occupational Cancer Research Centre Paul A. Demers1,2, Xiaoke Zeng1,2, Avinash Ramkissoon1, Nicola Blagrove-Hall1, Colin Berriault1, Nancy Lightfoot3, Minh Do1,4, Victoria H. Arrandale1,2 1. Occupational Cancer Research Centre, Toronto

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Mining health and safety: 7 common risks to protect ...

2020-3-6  The mining industry has a reputation for being a risky business, with health risks that are varied and often quite serious, and it is important for miners to protect themselves accordingly.. Nevertheless, mining doesn’t have to be unsafe. With the introduction of strict

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Longwall mining, shale gas production, and underground ...

2021-5-1  Pre-mining, post-first-panel mining, and post-second-panel mining 60-arm caliper logs were conducted in the four test wells. In addition to the subsurface and underground measurements, pre- and post-longwall surface subsidence measurements were conducted to corroborate surface responses with subsurface and underground responses.

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