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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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EPA seeks tougher safety standards for farmworkers - US News

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency on Thursday proposed strengthening 20-year-old standards aimed at protecting farmworkers from toxic pesticides.
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Silicosis: The curse of Lesotho's miners - Al Jazeera English

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OSHAJ: Messages in Tusu to spread info on silicosis - Times of India

OSHAJ: Messages in Tusu to spread info on silicosis - Times of India | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
OSHAJ: Messages in Tusu to spread info on silicosis Times of India JAMSHEDPUR: The Occupational Safety and Health Association of Jharkhand (OSHAJ), an association that fights for silicosis patients and their rights, has recorded messages for the...
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Centre sanctions additional homes for the poor in MP’s silicosis hit districts

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Silicosis deaths: Gujarat govt indifference forces NGO ... - counterview

Asking Sinha to “enforce the recommendation and arrange to pay Rs 5 lakh to each of the five families who lost their bread earner due to silicosis, a fatal occupational disease”, the PTRC said, it had filed “the complaint No ...
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C O U N T E R V I E W: Silicosis deaths: Gujarat govt failed to "ensure" safety measures in stone cutting units, says NHRC

C O U N T E R V I E W: Silicosis deaths: Gujarat govt failed to "ensure" safety measures in stone cutting units, says NHRC | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
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Two workers die of silicosis - Indian Express

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Two workers die of silicosis
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Two more men, employed in the agate-cutting industry in Khambat,have died due to silicosis.
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A wind of change in India village of widows - gulfnews.com

A wind of change in India village of widows - gulfnews.com | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
gulfnews.com A wind of change in India village of widows gulfnews.com It is a curse on the women of the entire area — men work in sandstone mines for a living and die early due to silicosis, a deadly lung disease caused by inhalation of crystalline...
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Chembanmudy's curse - The Hindu

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People, especially quarry workers, overexposed to silica dust are at a high risk of lung cancer, chronic bronchitis and tuberculosis, Kurien Oommen, senior chest specialist, says.
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Silicosis stalks workers in WB stone crusher units - Hindustan Times

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Silicosis stalks workers in WB stone crusher units
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Most of the residents of these poverty stricken villages are suffering from silicosis, a chronic lung disease, caused by breathing bits of silica dust.
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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

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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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Earning bread ignoring serious threat to life - The Daily Star

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Earning bread ignoring serious threat to life
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"We know silica dust is the main cause of silicosis and we inhale it while working in the factories. But we are helpless due to lack of alternative employment opportunity in the area.
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The Statesman: Hospital coming up for silicosis-affected stone cutters

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The Statesman: Hospital coming up for silicosis-affected stone cutters http://t.co/UqWsqDza3E via @YOUR-TWITTER-USERNAME A GOOD INITIATIVE
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Top-scoring triplets inspired by asbestos campaigner mother Melissa Haylock

Top-scoring triplets inspired by asbestos campaigner mother Melissa Haylock | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
MELISSA Haylock is "looking down with pride" on beloved her triplets Molly, Imogen and Ethan, who all topped 90 in their Year 12 Australian Tertiary Admission Rank scores. Dad Garry Haylock is sure of it.
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'Dust is what we eat and breathe' - Times of India

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'Dust is what we eat and breathe'
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He also said that those working in mines and stone crushers are highly vulnerable for developing silicosis (lung fibrosis caused by the inhalation of dust containing silica).
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Living in hell - The Week

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Silicosis has gripped 70 per cent of the population of Saal Dhanga, and average life expectancy in the village has dropped to 60 years. The nearest hospital is about 40km away.
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The killer factory - The Nation

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The killer factory The Nation The World Health Organization (WHO) reports on occupational diseases due to stone crushing and the Indian National Human Rights Commission's report on Silicosis to the Parliament of India has well documented the...
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Asad Sheikh becomes ninth victim of deadly silicosis ... - counterview

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Asad Shekh, age 35, has become the ninth victim of the deadly silicosis this year in Gujarat. Sheikh, who died of the disease on December 12, 2013, at his home in Pirajpur village in Khambhat taluka, was under treatment for ...
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NGT asks DPCC to inspect marble cutting units in Delhi - Business Standard

NGT asks DPCC to inspect marble cutting units in Delhi Business Standard A bench headed by Justice P Jyothimani directed the DPCC to inspect Sector 4 in Rohini in northwest Delhi to ascertain the marble cutting units allegedly operating in...
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19 afflicted with silicosis get Rs 1 lakh - Times of India

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19 afflicted with silicosis get Rs 1 lakh Times of India JAIPUR: In what can be termed as a giant stride towards compensating people afflicted with silicosis in the state, about 19 persons were given an amount of Rs 1 lakh each in Jodhpur by the...
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