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Counting the Cost: Gold Mining and Occupational Disease in ...

Counting the Cost: Gold Mining and Occupational Disease in Contemporary South Africa African Affairs, Vol. 108, Issue 431, pp. 221-240, 2009 Posted: 22 Jul 2009

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Counting the cost: Gold mining and occupational disease in ...

Gold mining has been central to the success of South Africa#039;s economy. That labour intensive industry has relied heavily on migrant workers for its profitability. In the past decade, scientists in Johannesburg and Cape Town have identified a pandemic of the serious occupational disease silicosis among gold miners.

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CDC - Mining - Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

This publication represents the first comprehensive surveillance report on injuries and illnesses in the U.S. mining industry. The tracking of occupational injuries, illnesses, and hazards, documents of the Nation's progress in reducing the burden of work-related diseases and injuries and may help identify old and new problems that require additional research and prevention efforts.

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Counting the cost: Gold mining and occupational disease in ...

Gold mining has been central to the success of South Africa#039;s economy. That labour intensive industry has relied heavily on migrant workers for its profitability. In the past decade, scientists in Johannesburg and Cape Town have identified a pandemic of the serious occupational disease silicosis among gold miners.

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Counting the Cost: Gold Mining and Occupational Disease in ... Gold mining has been central to the success of South Africa's economy. That labour intensive industry has relied heavily on migrant workers for its profitabilit. The South African Mining industry I - MyFundi. Summary. The development of South Africa from an essentially agricultural ...

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Impacts of Silicosis Richard Spoor Inc. Attorneys

Occupational Impacts of Silicosis “TB is linked with a deadly silicosis epidemic, hidden for decades in rural South Africa.Gold mining firms must make amends.” – Jaine Roberts, The Hidden Epidemic Amongst Former Miners: Silicosis, Tuberculosis and the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act in the Eastern Cape, South Africa A 2007 health and safety audit found that the tuberculosis ...

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Medicine , Politics and Disease

8 See J. McCulloch, 'Counting the Cost: Gold Mining and Occupational Disease in Contemporary South Africa', African Affairs , 108, 431 (2009), pp. 221-240; and M. Cohen and C. Lourens, 'Blowback from the Apartheid Era', Bloomberg Businessweekly , 6-12 June 201 1.

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Sleights of Hand: South Africa’s Gold Mines and ...

South Africa’s gold mines were the first to compensate silicosis and tuberculosis as occupational diseases. They were also the first mines to introduce a state-sanctioned regime of medical surveill...

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TAC/Sonke Background on amicus Application in Historic ...

The Hidden Epidemic Amongst Former Mineworkers: Silicosis, Tuberculosis and the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Health Systems Trust: Durban, South Africa. [25] Jock Muculloch (2009), “COUNTING THE COST: GOLD MINING AND OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE IN CONTEMPORARY SOUTH AFRICA,” African Affairs.

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May 01, 2020  Counting the cost: gold mining and occupational disease in contemporary South Africa Afr Affairs , 108 ( 2009 ) , pp. 221 - 240 CrossRef View Record in Scopus Google Scholar

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A century of miners' compensation in South Africa ...

Mar 16, 2012  Table I. Occupational Diseases in Miners Compensatable under the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act, 1973 (South Africa) 1. Tuberculosis of cardio-respiratory organs in a miner who performed risk work for more than 200 risk shifts (equivalent to 9 months) and/or diagnosed within 12 months of exiting mining service

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May 08, 2020  Occupational disease experts say that ignores a mountain of evidence linking chronic exposure to radon, silica dust and heavy-machinery diesel fumes to lung disease in miners. It’s estimated as many as 40 per cent of all lung cancers attributed to occupational diesel-engine exhaust come from the mining sector, according to the Toronto-based ...

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Strict liability attempts to allocate risk of loss to a party who is better from PROJECT 101 at National University of Sciences Technology, Islamabad

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National Occupational Research Agenda (NORA), National Total Worker Health® Agenda (2016-2026): A national agenda to advance Total Worker Health® research, practice, policy, and capacity Apr 2016 Assessment of Safety in the Bering Sea/Aleutian Island Crab Fleet

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occupational diseases in mines and works act south africa. south african mining act . south african mining act. Mines and Works Act – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. ... counting the cost: gold mining and occupational disease . A comparison of the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Amendment Act, ... ‘Asbestos, lies and the state ...

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In 2014, we received 685 (2013: 488) new patients in the HAART programme and 194 (2013: 355) employees left the programme. A total of 6,202 employees have left the programme since 2004. The reasons for leaving the HAART programme include death (18.07%), incapacity (42.48%), retrenchment and human capital reasons (33.04%), and non-adherence (6.41%).

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Eia matrix for a gold mine pdf grinding mill china.Eia report on mineral processing plant the detailed environmental impact assessment report of oyu description of .Eia matrix for a gold mine pdfnaturalrubbersheet.Gold mines in malawi counting the cost gold mining and occupational disease in contemporary .

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8 See J. McCulloch, 'Counting the Cost: Gold Mining and Occupational Disease in Contemporary South Africa', African Affairs , 108, 431 (2009), pp. 221-240; and M. Cohen and C. Lourens, 'Blowback from the Apartheid Era', Bloomberg Businessweekly , 6-12 June 201 1.

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5. McCulloch J. Mining Evidence: South Africa’s gold mines and the career of A.J. Orenstein. Soc Hist Med. 2017; 31:61-78. 6. McCulloch J. Counting the cost: gold mining and occupational disease in contemporary South Africa. Afr Aff. 2009;108:221-240. 7. Marais P, Botha Z. Dr KGF Collender: inventor of mass miniature radiography. Adler Museum ...

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occupational diseases in mines and works act south africa. south african mining act . south african mining act. Mines and Works Act – Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. ... counting the cost: gold mining and occupational disease . A comparison of the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Amendment Act, ... ‘Asbestos, lies and the state ...

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TAC/Sonke Background on amicus Application in Historic ...

The Hidden Epidemic Amongst Former Mineworkers: Silicosis, Tuberculosis and the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act in the Eastern Cape, South Africa. Health Systems Trust: Durban, South Africa. [25] Jock Muculloch (2009), “COUNTING THE COST: GOLD MINING AND OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE IN CONTEMPORARY SOUTH AFRICA,” African Affairs.

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A century of miners' compensation in South Africa ...

Mar 16, 2012  Counting the cost: Gold mining and occupational disease in contemporary South Africa. Afr Aff 108: 221 – 240. CrossRef, Web of Science® Times Cited: 3; Meikeljohn A. 1950. Doctor and workman. Br J Ind Med 7: 105 – 116. PubMed, Web of Science® Times Cited: 7; Morris R. 2005. Fund to compensate sick miners insolvent. Business Report, 21 ...

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Counting injuries and illnesses in the workplace: an ...

47 Jaclyn Gilks and Ron Logan, “Occupational injuries and diseases in CANADA, 1996–2008: injury rates and cost to the economy” (Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, July 2010), p. 5. OSH surveillance systems based on workers’ compensation have an advantage in collecting OSH data. However, when the compensation system is not federalized or centralized (as in the case of Canada ...

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Jan 01, 2018  Counting the cost: gold mining and occupational disease in contemporary South Africa Afr. Affairs , 108 ( 431 ) ( 2009 ) , pp. 221 - 240 CrossRef View Record in Scopus Google Scholar

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Borders of Blame: Histories and Geographies of HIV and ...

Aug 31, 2019  Beyond the biomedical and behavioural: Towards an integrated approach to HIV prevention in the southern African mining industry. Social Science ... Counting the cost: Gold mining and occupational disease in contemporary South Africa. African Affairs, 108 ... Tuberculosis and the political economy of health and disease in South Africa ...

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GLOBAL ESTIMATES OF OCCUPATIONAL ACCIDENTS AND

Occupational disease is usually understood to be a disorder or illness included in the designated list of diseases at work where employment injury compensation is legally defined. Inclusion in such a list is influenced by both evidence of work-relatedness and by administrative, financial and political arguments by the government or region ...

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Mining and Environmental Health Disparities in Native ...

Apr 26, 2017  More than a century of hard rock mining has left a legacy of >160,000 abandoned mines in the Western USA that are home to the majority of Native American lands. This article describes how abrogation of treaty rights, ineffective policies, lack of infrastructure, and a lack of research in Native communities converge to create chronic exposure, ill-defined risks, and tribal health concerns.

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Remediation of mercury contaminated sites – A review ...

Jun 30, 2012  In mercury mining districts, soil can become heavily polluted due to the extensive nature of mining and refining activities. Abandoned mercury mine wastes usually contain high mercury concentrations due to inefficient retorting during mining activities .A secondary pathway for mercury release into the environment is through erosion of the primary mine wastes.

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8 See J. McCulloch, ‘Counting the Cost: Gold Mining and Occupational Disease in Contemporary South Africa’, African Affairs, 108, 431 (2009), pp. 221– 240; and M. Cohen and C. Lourens, ‘Blowback from the Apartheid Era’, Bloomberg Businessweekly, 6– 12 June 2011.

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Injuries In A Gold Mine In South Africa

COUNTING THE COST: GOLD MINING AND OCCUPATIONAL DISEASE IN ..... gold mining in South Africa ... ‘Silicosis in South African gold mines: ... It was the first time that such a claim had been brought in South Africa for ... Read more. Miners in S. Africa risk lives to harvest gold 2 miles deep

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Governance of mining, HIV and tuberculosis in sub

Jock McCulloch, “Counting the Cost: Gold Mining and Occupational Disease in Contemporary South Africa,” African Affairs 108 (2009): 221-240; Anna Trapido, An Analysis of the Burden of Occupational Lung Disease in a Random Sample of Former Gold Mineworkers in the Libode District of the Eastern Cape (University of Witwatersrand, Ph.D. thesis ...

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