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WHO | Joint WHO/IARC Statement in response to the recent Lancet report

WHO | Joint WHO/IARC Statement in response to the recent Lancet report | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
Response from WHO and IARC to allegations in the recent Lancet article called "IARC in the dock over ties with asbestos industry".
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Villagers in MP's tribal pockets haunted by silicosis deaths - Hindustan Times

Villagers in MP's tribal pockets haunted by silicosis deaths - Hindustan Times | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
Ramila Malsingh is not yet into her 30s. But her skinny frame, drooping shoulders and pallid complexion gives her the look of an aged woman, managing to barely walk a few steps before stopping to regain her breath.
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Continuing silicosis deaths are cause for concern, NIOSH says

Continuing silicosis deaths are cause for concern, NIOSH says | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
Washington – Although the number of silicosis deaths has declined in the past decade, the occupational lung disease still kills about 100 people every year, according to a new study from NIOSH.
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Bid to help mine workers left sick with silicosis

Bid to help mine workers left sick with silicosis | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
The picturesque village of Lusikisiki‚ with its colourful houses dotting the hills‚ is where Zama Gangi‚ 60‚ came to wait for death after working in the mines for 31 years.
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Dying to Breathe—A Short Film Shows China’s True Cost of Gold

Dying to Breathe—A Short Film Shows China’s True Cost of Gold | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
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West Bengal: 10 feared dead in blast at an illegal firecracker manufacturing unit in West Midnapore

West Bengal: 10 feared dead in blast at an illegal firecracker manufacturing unit in West Midnapore | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
This unit is allegedly owned by a local Trinamool Congress (TMC) supporter who has now been arrested and was earlier absconding.
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सिसकती जिंदगियां मरहम से महरूम

सिसकती जिंदगियां मरहम से महरूम | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
सिलिकोसिस से सिसकती जिंदगियों को सरकारी मरहम भी देर से मिल पा रहा है। जिले में गुजरे वित्तीय वर्ष में सामने आए सिलकोसिस पीडि़तों में से आधों के जख्मों पर भी मरहम नहीं लग पाया है। 
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Amend Mines Act to contain silicosis: State Human Rights Commission

Amend Mines Act to contain silicosis: State Human Rights Commission | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
The Rajasthan State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has asked the government to take a fresh look at the Mines Act, 1952 to contain the alarming spread of occupational diseases and effectively deal with violators.
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C O U N T E R V I E W: Gujarat labour court orders cent per cent payment of compensation to deadly silicosis victims

C O U N T E R V I E W: Gujarat labour court orders cent per cent payment of compensation to deadly silicosis victims | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
Gujarat labour court orders cent per cent payment of compensation to deadly silicosis victims: I... http://t.co/ytYY4sJr9H Gujarat Times
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[Bangladesh]Two workers die from silicosis

[Bangladesh]Two workers die from silicosis | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
Two workers of stone-crushing plants in Burimari Land Port of Lalmonirhat have reportedly died from silicosis, an occupational lung disease, in the last two days. The dead were Belal Hossain, 37, son...
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पत्थरों को तरासने वाले बन रहे 'पत्थर' 11995739

पत्थरों को तरासने वाले बन रहे 'पत्थर' 11995739 | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
आशुतोष यादव, नोएडा:
पत्थर तरास कर ऊंची इमारत बनाने वाले श्रमिकों की इमारत (शरीर) सिलिकोसिस रोग की
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Dust in the lung

Dust in the lung | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
One journalist is determined to help China's millions of migrant workers suffering from the deadly black lung disease.
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Stone crushing worker dies from silicosis - The Daily Star

Stone crushing worker dies from silicosis - The Daily Star | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
A man who used to work at several limestone grinding factories in Lalmonirhat died yesterday from silicosis, a common occupational lung-disease caused by inhalation of crystalline silica dust. Th...
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C O U N T E R V I E W: Silicosis deaths: Gujarat govt agrees to pay compensation starting 2006, but refuses to raise amount

C O U N T E R V I E W: Silicosis deaths: Gujarat govt agrees to pay compensation starting 2006, but refuses to raise amount | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
RT @rajivshahj: http://t.co/t5Z0Ozq2zA http://t.co/TLeqrREAnL
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Submit report on silicosis, HC tells Raj govt, Centre - The Times of India

Submit report on silicosis, HC tells Raj govt, Centre - The Times of India | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
Rajasthan High Court has asked the state and Central government to submit detailed report on the prevalence of silicosis among mine workers in the state.
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C O U N T E R V I E W: Silicosis deaths: Rejecting plea for higher compensation, Gujarat govt distributes 13 Rs 1 lakh cheques to victims' kin

C O U N T E R V I E W: Silicosis deaths: Rejecting plea for higher compensation, Gujarat govt distributes 13 Rs 1 lakh cheques to victims' kin | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
C O U N T E R V I E W: Silicosis deaths: Rejecting plea for higher compensation, Gujarat govt... http://t.co/iZuHEb8Bcl
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Silicosis victims get justice after 8 yrs

The family members of 24 workers, who had contracted silicosis and succumbed to the disease, have won their fight for justice after about a decade.
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Silicosis claims 25 lives in 2014 at Khambhat, highest since 2009 - The Times of India

Silicosis claims 25 lives in 2014 at Khambhat, highest since 2009 - The Times of India | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
International Workers Memorial Day was observed recently at Khambhat in Anand district.
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C O U N T E R V I E W: Gujarat health department red tape: Checked by private hospital, silicosis victims refused compensation

C O U N T E R V I E W: Gujarat health department red tape: Checked by private hospital, silicosis victims refused compensation | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
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Secret footage shows how factory workers in China use sandblasting - Daily Mail

Secret footage shows how factory workers in China use sandblasting - Daily Mail | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
Employees at a factory in southern China where the two companies source their products were filmed using a dangerous method known as sandblasting - which gives the material a fashionable faded look.
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Bangladesh factory collapse traps about 100 workers; four dead

Bangladesh factory collapse traps about 100 workers; four dead | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
About 100 workers were feared trapped on Thursday when a cement factory collapsed in Bangladesh, a police official told Reuters.
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Mine owners told to maintain record of all workers - Times of India

Mine owners told to maintain record of all workers - Times of India | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
In a huge respite for workers in mines, the state government in a first-of-its-kind move has taken an in-principle decision making it mandatory for mine owners to maintain a record of all workers in their mines from March 1, 2015.
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SC calls for tangible report on silicosis deaths – The Express Tribune

SC calls for tangible report on silicosis deaths – The Express Tribune | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
Expres­ses shock that 66 stone-crushi­ng units were operat­ing withou­t a licenc­e
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सांसद बिरला ने संसद में उठाया सिलिकोसिस का मुद्दा KotaNews :: Pressnote.in

सांसद बिरला ने संसद में उठाया सिलिकोसिस का मुद्दा KotaNews :: Pressnote.in | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
खनन मजदूरों को विशेष रूप से सांस सम्बंधित बीमारियां होती हैं जिसका मुख्य कारण खानों में काम करने के दौरान सिलिका एवं अन्य अयस्कों के महीन कण फेफडों में चले जाते हैं और जाकर जम जाते हैं, जो धीरे धीरे पहले टीबी के रूप में फिर सिलिकोसिस का रूप धारण कर लेते हैं जो कि लाइलाज बीमारी है।
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SC seeks report on stone crushers’ deaths

SC seeks report on stone crushers’ deaths | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
Apex court summoned a report from EPA Punjab on the action taken against employers responsible for deaths in Gujranwala.
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