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The Campaign to End Silicosis 1996 OSHA NIOSH Lung Association

The Campaign to End Silicosis 1996 OSHA NIOSH Lung Association | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
Sadly, the effort to update OSHA's silica dust regulation, first issued in 1971, is not done more than 15 years after this campaign began. Each year, more than 250 American workers die with silicosis.
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Silicosis in Automobile Foundry Workers: A 29-Year Cohort Study ...

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Objectives The purposes were to determine the relationship between silicosis among foundry workers and their cumulative exposure to silica dust, and to establish a regression model to predict the risk for developing silicosis ...
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Pleural Disease in Silicosis: Pleural Thickening Radiology

Pleural Disease in Silicosis: Pleural Thickening Radiology | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
complicated silicosis and those without. PMF seen at CT were categorized as hav - ing simple silicosis. The PMF lesion was judged to be round if it had a circular ... 97 Out of 100 by 291 users. The mesothelioma document with the title "Pleural ...
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Stop Silicosis 1938 US DOL

In 1938, the US Department of Labor released this film aimed at preventing the occupational disease of silicosis. That overexposure to silica dust caused thi...
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Worker Fatalities Can Be Reduced With Simple Silica Dust Signs -- By ... - Safety Online (press release)

Worker Fatalities Can Be Reduced With Simple Silica Dust Signs -- By ...
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They hide things like that from us. The Hidden Epidemic Amongst Former Miners: Silicosis, Tuberculosis and the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act in the Eastern Cape, South Africa | Healt...

They hide things like that from us. The Hidden Epidemic Amongst Former Miners: Silicosis, Tuberculosis and the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act in the Eastern Cape, South Africa | Healt... | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
#theEconomist They hide things like that from us. The Hidden Epidemic Amongst Former Miners: Silicosis &Tuberculosis http://t.co/UkL2ZGyr7F
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Poison Pushers: Lead Paint, Other Toxic Products Sold To Unsuspecting Customers Abroad

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Not until Perry Gottesfeld pulled up to the front gates of Seigneurie in Cameroon did he realize the African country's leading paint manufacturer was owned by a U.S.-based corporation.
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Silicosis Lung Disease Causes, Symptoms, Tests, Treatment ...

What is silicosis? Silicosis is a lung disease that arises with inhaling silica particles. It is a slowly progressing disease that takes years or even decades before symptoms may become apparent. Recently, the condition has come to the forefront ...
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Breathing dust - The Hindu

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Breathing dust
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A year of silicosis, a respiratory disease caused by inhaling silica dust, has left him inactive-a double-blow to his impoverished family. "You would not have recognized him had you seen him a year ago.
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Silicosis victims get justice, at last - The Hindu

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Silicosis victims get justice, at last The Hindu Working without protective gear and exposed to high doses of silica dust while working in these mines, in operation from 1964 to 1974, many workers have either perished or been leading a...
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Government launches initiative to help mine labourers - Times of India

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Government launches initiative to help mine labourers
Times of India
However, due to poor enforcement of laws, working conditions are hazardous and prevalence of diseases like silicosis is high.
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Press Release: “Bihar Chief Minister promises to ‘puncture’ construction of asbestos factories” |

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26000 mines in Rajasthan to face music for illegal practices - Daily Bhaskar

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26000 mines in Rajasthan to face music for illegal practices Daily Bhaskar This far-reaching decision was taken at a meeting chaired by the chief secretary of Rajasthan on Monday, in the light of silicosis victims unable to claim compensation,...
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Silicosis Prevention in Mining 1996 MSHA

Silicosis is a disease of the lungs due to breathing of dust containing silica particles. Silica dust can cause fibrous or scar tissue formations in the lung...
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Hawk's Nest Tunnel Tragedy

During the 1930s, hundreds of workers, from a tunnel construction project near the town of Gauley Bridge, West Virginia, died from silicosis, a lung disease ...
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Silicosis at autopsy in platinum mine workers

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Silicosis - PubMed Health

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Silicosis is a respiratory disease caused by breathing in (inhaling) silica dust. (If you are exposed to silica dust during your work day wear protection. Silica dust is linked silicosis & lung cancer.
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Quebec study identifies tools, jobs with high risk of silica exposure - Canadian Safety Reporter

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Quebec study identifies tools, jobs with high risk of silica exposure
Canadian Safety Reporter
Crystalline silica is a basic component of soil, sand, granite and many other minerals.
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Amidst the silica dust

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The shortened lifespan of the quarry workers of Uttar Pradesh is spent breaking stones and residing among the pollution- laden boulders (RT @DelhiDean: Between a rock and a hard place, India's poor stone crushers.
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Silicosis screening underway in Coimbatore - The Times of India

Silicosis screening underway in Coimbatore - The Times of India | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
The health department in Coimbatore has started screening workers of silicosis prone industries and has so far completed screening in two industries without identifying positive cases.
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How the shiny “agate” stones in jewelry and rosary beads are killing workers

How the shiny “agate” stones in jewelry and rosary beads are killing workers | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
Much of the inexpensive jewelry in US malls features polished “agate” stones, which are leaving a trail of death in India.
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Rajasthan belatedly wakes up to health crisis among mine workers

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Indraram, a stone mine worker from Jodhpur, was first diagnosed as suffering from from silicosis and later was diagnosed as suffering from tuberculosis.
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Jharkhand apathetic towards rising cases of silicosis - Times of India

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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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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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Plea to simplify silicosis victims' compensation rule - Times of India

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Plea to simplify silicosis victims' compensation rule Times of India RANCHI: The Occupational Safety and Health Association of Jharkhand (OSHAJ) on Friday requested the chief secretary to remove the postmortem clause for paying compensation to the...
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