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  • Health risks of gold miners: a synoptic review

    Health problems of gold miners who worked underground include decreased life expectancy; increased frequency of cancer of the trachea, bronchus, lung, stomach, and liver; increased frequency of pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB), silicosis, and pleural diseases; increased frequency of insect-borne disease Health risks of gold miners: a synoptic review Environ Geochem Health. 2003 Sep;25(3):325

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  • Health Risks of Gold Miners: A Synoptic Review | SpringerLink

    01/09/2003· Health problems of gold miners who worked underground include decreased life expectancy; increased frequency of cancer of the trachea, bronchus, lung, stomach, and liver; increased frequency of pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB), silicosis, and pleural diseases; increased frequency of insect-borne diseases, such as malaria and dengue fever; noise-induced hearing loss; increased

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  • Worker Health Study Summaries Gold Miners, Silica

    Most of the diseases showing an increase above expected occurred in workers hired before 1930. There have been no deaths from TB between 1976 and 1990. Thus, many of the illnesses caused by gold mining no longer occur or occur only in people who started mining before 1930. NIOSH Study of the Risk of ESRD Kidney DiseaseОнлайн-запрос

  • diseases The Gold Rush

    The abundance of placer gold, or the easier mined gold, was quickly diminishing and the mountains were becoming more and more crowded. Miners risked their lives and families to come to California because they would have to deal with sudden death. If they caught a diseases, as we said earlier, in the town of California there were barely any doctors to cure them. one time a miner caught aОнлайн-запрос

  • Artisanal Gold Mining: A Dangerous Pollution Problem

    Artisanal gold mining is one of the most significant sources of mercury release into the environment in the developing world, with at least a quarter of the world’s total gold supply coming from such sources [5]. Artisanal gold miners combine mercury with gold-laden silt to form a hardened amalgam that has picked up most of the gold metal from the silt. The amalgam is later heated with blowОнлайн-запрос

  • Health Risks of Gold Miners: A Synoptic Review

    01/10/2003· Historically mining was among the deadliest of occupations owing to 'brown lung disease', fatal explosions and mine collapses. A large-scale study found that underground gold

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  • List of gold mining disasters Wikipedia

    12 行· Tolukuma gold mine Papua New Guinea Dome Resources Australia A one-tonne cyanide

  • YEARMINELOCATIONMAJORITY OWNER2015Veladero mine, San Juan provinceArgentinaBarrick Gold2014Mount Polley mine, British ColumbiaCanadaImperial Metals2009Ahafo gold mineGhanaNewmont Mining2000Tolukuma gold minePapua New GuineaDome Resources查看en.wikipedia的所有12行
  • Gold mining industry's effects on health of mineworkers

    “The most common occupational diseases that workers are likely to develop as a result of long-term exposure in the gold mining environment are silicosis, silico-tuberculosis, pulmonary tuberculosis (TB), obstructive airways disease, occupational asthma, oral and/or nasal cavity erosions, diseases owing to ionising radiation, noise-induced hearing loss, whole body and hand-arm vibrationОнлайн-запрос

  • How mercury poisons gold miners and enters the food

    18/09/2013· While mining for gold provides a living for millions, it comes at a price the risk of mercury poisoning, and the destruction of both forest and farmland.Онлайн-запрос

  • Occupational Disease in Mines | Ministry of Labour

    28/01/2016· lung (gold mining, coke oven) nasal (nickel) gastro-intestinal; chronic obstructive lung disease (sulfur dioxide) emphysema; skin diseases; hearing loss (noise) Some examples of exposure that can lead to occupational disease in mining include: blasting gases: carbon dioxide, carbon monoxide, oxides of nitrogen, ammonia, and sulfur dioxide; diesel emissions: elemental/organicОнлайн-запрос

  • Health risks of gold miners: a synoptic review

    Health problems of gold miners who worked underground include decreased life expectancy; increased frequency of cancer of the trachea, bronchus, lung, stomach, and liver; increased frequency of pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB), silicosis, and pleural diseases; increased frequency of insect-borne disease Health risks of gold miners: a synoptic review Environ Geochem Health. 2003 Sep;25(3):325Онлайн-запрос

  • Health Risks of Gold Miners: A Synoptic Review

    Historically mining was among the deadliest of occupations owing to 'brown lung disease', fatal explosions and mine collapses. A large-scale study found that underground gold miners in AustraliaОнлайн-запрос

  • Occupational Respiratory Diseases of Miners from Two Gold

    Gold Mine is operated by the Gold Fields Ltd. of South Africa. The Obuasi Gold Mine is an open-pit and underground gold mine, situated near Obuasi and is one of the top-9 largest gold mines on Earth [19]. Gold mining began at the mine more than 112 years ago, in 1897, when it was known originally as Ashati Mine [20]. In 2008, AngloGold AshantiОнлайн-запрос

  • diseases The Gold Rush

    This disease is highly dangerous that can lead to death. Fact: "The most common medical problem was gastrointestinal illness, ranging from chronic bowel complaints to unspecified diarrheas and dysenteries, and diseases such as cholera and typhoid fever." "The most terrifying disease was cholera. Its sudden onset, rapid course, and high mortality rate were fearsome. Cholera's appearance on the trailsОнлайн-запрос

  • Artisanal Gold Mining: A Dangerous Pollution Problem

    Artisanal gold mining poses a significant health risk that can be easily and cost effectively remedied to protect the health of the miners and the global environment. Artisanal mining is largely a subsistence activity, and the health risks associated with mercury are largely unknown to the miners. This is a tragic example of marginalized people in developing countries, bound to a toxic source of income, with littleОнлайн-запрос

  • Gold mining industry's effects on health of mineworkers

    “The most common occupational diseases that workers are likely to develop as a result of long-term exposure in the gold mining environment are silicosis, silico-tuberculosis, pulmonary tuberculosis...Онлайн-запрос

  • Occupational lung disease in the South African mining

    South African miners face an epidemic of occupational lung diseases. Despite a plethora of research on the mining industry, and the gold mining industry in particular, research impact (including disease surveillance) on policy implementation and occupational health systems performance lags. We describe the gold mining environment, and research on silicosis, tuberculosis, HIV and AIDS, andОнлайн-запрос

  • How mercury poisons gold miners and enters the food

    18/09/2013· While mining for gold provides a living for millions, it comes at a price the risk of mercury poisoning, and the destruction of both forest and farmland.Онлайн-запрос

  • Miners Face Health Risks, Even on Good Days | Live Science

    26/08/2010· Radon: A radioactive, odorless gas, radon is associated with several types of underground mining. Long-term exposure can cause lung cancer. WeldingОнлайн-запрос

  • Former mineworker with incurable lung disease appeals to

    Former mineworker with incurable lung disease appeals to gold mining industry to compensate. Mr Tshidiso Thulo worked in the South African gold mines for 38 years. He was released from his job in 2009 due to the effects of silicosis, a debilitating lung disease caused by inhaling silica dust underground. As the mining industry meets in Cape Town for the Investing in African Mining Indaba, theОнлайн-запрос

  • Health risks of gold miners: a synoptic review

    Health problems of gold miners who worked underground include decreased life expectancy; increased frequency of cancer of the trachea, bronchus, lung, stomach, and liver; increased frequency of pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB), silicosis, and pleural diseases; increased frequency of insect-borne disease Health risks of gold miners: a synoptic review Environ Geochem Health. 2003 Sep;25(3):325Онлайн-запрос

  • Health Risks of Gold Miners: A Synoptic Review

    Historically mining was among the deadliest of occupations owing to 'brown lung disease', fatal explosions and mine collapses. A large-scale study found that underground gold miners in AustraliaОнлайн-запрос

  • Occupational Respiratory Diseases of Miners from Two Gold

    Gold Mine is operated by the Gold Fields Ltd. of South Africa. The Obuasi Gold Mine is an open-pit and underground gold mine, situated near Obuasi and is one of the top-9 largest gold mines on Earth [19]. Gold mining began at the mine more than 112 years ago, in 1897, when it was known originally as Ashati Mine [20]. In 2008, AngloGold AshantiОнлайн-запрос

  • Gold mining industry's effects on health of mineworkers

    “The most common occupational diseases that workers are likely to develop as a result of long-term exposure in the gold mining environment are silicosis, silico-tuberculosis, pulmonary tuberculosis (TB), obstructive airways disease, occupational asthma, oral and/or nasal cavity erosions, diseases owing to ionising radiation, noise-induced hearing loss, whole body and hand-arm vibrationОнлайн-запрос

  • List of gold mining disasters Wikipedia

    Tolukuma gold mine Papua New Guinea Dome Resources Australia A one-tonne cyanide crate fell from a helicopter into the jungle, while heavy rain in the area washed 100–150 kg of it into a river. 2009 Ahafo gold mine Ghana Newmont Mining: USA Overflow of process solution containing sodium cyanide occurred within the processing plant site at Newmont Ghana's open pit Ahafo Mine. This resulted inОнлайн-запрос

  • South African gold miners gain $400m lung disease

    03/05/2018· Mining companies have agreed a 5bn rand ($400m, £285m) compensation deal for tens of thousands of South African miners who contracted deadly lung diseases while working underground.Онлайн-запрос

  • Silicosis and Tuberculosis on the Gold Mines | NGO Pulse

    07/07/2016· The gold mining companies have challenged almost every aspect of the judgement. The lawyers representing the mine workers argued that the court’s order on certification was not appealable, because certification is just a procedural step in the litigation and does not adjudicate the real issues. On behalf of the mine workers it was said that allowing the appeal to proceed will only lead toОнлайн-запрос

  • Former mineworker with incurable lung disease appeals to

    Former mineworker with incurable lung disease appeals to gold mining industry to compensate. Mr Tshidiso Thulo worked in the South African gold mines for 38 years. He was released from his job in 2009 due to the effects of silicosis, a debilitating lung disease caused by inhaling silica dust underground. As the mining industry meets in Cape Town for the Investing in African Mining Indaba, theОнлайн-запрос

  • Mining Diseases AGOR

    Mining Diseases. Mining Safety and Welfare The first Workmen’s Compensation Act of 1897 remunerated workmen for ‘Accidental Injuries suffered in the course of their Employment’, but it did not recognize industrial diseases. This was amended in 1906 when a list of diseases was added, and by the 1916 Act these included diseases which affected coal-miners: Ankylostomiasis (miners’ wormОнлайн-запрос

  • Respiratory Diseases in the Mining Industry

    12/10/2017· Maintaining a safe environment for workers in the mining industry is a critical task. Their continuous exposure to the smoke and fumes derived from the mining of potentially harmful elements such as asbestos, coal and silica puts them at a greater risk for developing several respiratory illnesses.