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Jharkhand apathetic towards rising cases of silicosis - Times of India

Jharkhand apathetic towards rising cases of silicosis - Times of India | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
Jharkhand apathetic towards rising cases of silicosis
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JAMSHEDPUR: Cases of silicosis are on the rise in this region.
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Footprints: Factories of death

Footprints: Factories of death | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
Abdullah’s village has lost nine of its sons to silicosis. All worked in the stone-crushing industry.
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C O U N T E R V I E W: Deadly occupational disease silicosis kills 15th victim in Gujarat, highest No of deaths since 2010

C O U N T E R V I E W: Deadly occupational disease silicosis kills 15th victim in Gujarat, highest No of deaths since 2010 | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
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All 14 mine workers diagnosed positive of silicosis - The Times of India

All 14 mine workers diagnosed positive of silicosis - The Times of India | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it

The worst case of silicosis was uncovered when 14 out of 14 mine workers, who had been for a medical examination in Kota, were confirmed positive.The average age of these mine workers is 48 years.

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‘Occupational health hazards rampant among stone crushers, other industries in Odisha’ | Odisha Samachar

‘Occupational health hazards rampant among stone crushers, other industries in Odisha’ | Odisha Samachar | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
Bhubaneswar, 27/6 ( Odisha Samachar/Abhisek Mohanty) : Lack of awareness among workers, employers and doctors, inadequate infrastructure for diagnosis and
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Workshop on miners' health issues held - Times of India

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Workshop on miners' health issues held
Times of India
NIMH itself has detected and reported high prevalence of silicosis among stone mine workers in Karauli and Dholpur districts of Rajasthan.
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Rajasthan model to compensate ailing miners - Times of India

Rajasthan model to compensate ailing miners - Times of India | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
Rajasthan model to compensate ailing miners Times of India JAIPUR: Call it a mere coincidence or another feather in the state's cap, but Rajasthan, one of the states plagued most by mining, has quietly thrown up a unique model to compensate mine...
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The Deadly Cost Of North Dakota's Gas Boom

The Deadly Cost Of North Dakota's Gas Boom | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
More than 4,600 U.S. workers were killed on the job and an estimated 50,000 died from occupational diseases during 2012, a new report from the AFL-CIO labor federation found.

The federation's annual report, Death on the Job, analyzes the most rece...
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C O U N T E R V I E W: Despite NHRC plea, Gujarat govt says there is no need to pay compensation to victims of deadly silicosis

C O U N T E R V I E W: Despite NHRC plea, Gujarat govt says there is no need to pay compensation to victims of deadly silicosis | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
RT @_shriraj: Despite NHRC plea,Gujarat govt says there is no need to pay compensation to victims of deadly silicosis http://t.co/nFYYUpkSmz
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Court moved against emission from crushing factories - The News International

Court moved against emission from crushing factories - The News International | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
Court moved against emission from crushing factories The News International He said that, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), occupational exposure to respirable crystalline silica was not only associated with silicosis but with other...
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'Miners' ailments under-reported in country' - Times of India

'Miners' ailments under-reported in country' - Times of India | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
'Miners' ailments under-reported in country'
Times of India
Biswas told TOI silicosis and pneumoconiosis are both notified diseases that can be prevented only by regular monitoring of each worker in the mines.
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C O U N T E R V I E W: Gujarat govt refuses compensation for serious occupational diseases causing permanent disability, death

C O U N T E R V I E W: Gujarat govt refuses compensation for serious occupational diseases causing permanent disability, death | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
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2013 "Deadly Dust" Silica - YouTube

Many American families have seen firsthand the tragic effects of silicosis. In this video from OSHA, learn more about their stories and how dust control meth... (VIDEO: Don’t become a victim of #Silicosis.
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Lack of mining exposure norms rued - Times of India

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Lack of mining exposure norms rued
Times of India
Lauding NIMH for studying the effects on miners at Karauli, Rajasthan, in detection of silicosis, Chakraborty stressed on the importance of dust monitoring and its prescribed standards in India.
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Hazardous stone crushing: SC takes notice of silicosis deaths in Gujranwala – The Express Tribune

Hazardous stone crushing: SC takes notice of silicosis deaths in Gujranwala – The Express Tribune | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
Suprem­e Court seeks report from concer­ned depart­ments in this regard within two weeks.
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China sees drop in new pneumoconiosis cases - Chinadaily USA

China sees drop in new pneumoconiosis cases - Chinadaily USA | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
China sees drop in new pneumoconiosis cases
Chinadaily USA
Of the new cases, 13,955 were coal workers and 8,095 were silicosis sufferers, according to figures released by the National Health and Family Planning Commission.
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Samsung is Korea’s greatest success. But some workers say it’s making them sick.

Samsung is Korea’s greatest success. But some workers say it’s making them sick. | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
Samsung is South Korea's greatest success, but controversy about sick workers clouds its reputation at home.
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C O U N T E R V I E W: Gujarat govt "solution" for workers suffering from deadly silicosis: Go in for alternative job sources

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Healthcare body worried over risisng silicosis cases - Times of India

Healthcare body worried over risisng silicosis cases - Times of India | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
Healthcare body worried over risisng silicosis cases Times of India JAMSHEDPUR: With over 44 silicosis deaths in the last five years and continuous rise in the number of affected patients, the situation has turned rather grim in Musabani block of...
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Photo Gallery: The Hawk’s Nest Tunnel Tragedy: The Forgotten Victims of America’s Worst Industrial Disaster [Photo Gallery] | EHS Today

Photo Gallery: The Hawk’s Nest Tunnel Tragedy: The Forgotten Victims of America’s Worst Industrial Disaster [Photo Gallery] | EHS Today | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
It’s been called America’s worst industrial disaster. The construction of a three-mile-long tunnel to carry the New River through Gauley Mountain in West Virginia cost as many as 2,000 workers their lives.
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Scientists for sale: The way multinationals 'buy' endorsements

Scientists for sale: The way multinationals 'buy' endorsements | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
Colonising strategic sectors by setting up seemingly 'neutral' institutions or funding existing bodies and co-opting figures to do the bidding of powerful corporations is a well-worn strategy used to achieve cultural hegemony and secure material outcomes.
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44 Bhats to cast vote for first time - Times of India

44 Bhats to cast vote for first time Times of India Almost all of them are mineworkers, vulnerable to the dreaded silicosis, but cannot prove it at a government hospital without personal identification; they cannot open bank accounts; they cannot...
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National Human Rights Commission raps West Bengal government - Times of India

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National Human Rights Commission raps West Bengal government
Times of India
Silicosis is a progressive ailment triggered by inhaling of silica. Those suffering from silicosis are also at the risk of tuberculosis (TB).
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[Silicosis Panna]Give reasons reasons for delay in relief: HRC

INDORE: Taking an exception to the deaths from silicosis in Panna, the National Human Rights Commission ( NHRC) issued a notice on Thursday to the chief secretary asking him to explain the reasons ...
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Man with Silicosis stares at death, NHRC awaits report - Hindustan Times

Man with Silicosis stares at death, NHRC awaits report - Hindustan Times | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
Man with Silicosis stares at death, NHRC awaits report Hindustan Times Bhagat is among 20 silicosis patients that Occupation Safety and Health Association of Jharkhand (OSHAJ) has been sending to the state director-in-chief of health since December...
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C O U N T E R V I E W: Fourth victim of deadly silicosis in 2014 fails to wake up Gujarat officialdom to pay up compensation

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