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राजस्थान में सिलिकोसिस लील रहा खदानकर्मियों को

राजस्थान में सिलिकोसिस लील रहा खदानकर्मियों को | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
Read how राजस्थान में सिलिकोसिस लील रहा खदानकर्मियों को on पर्दाफाश
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Uttarkhand government forms committee to conduct survey of industries using ... - IBNLive

Uttarkhand government forms committee to conduct survey of industries using ... - IBNLive | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
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Mining the depths in Punjab

Mining the depths in Punjab | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
Life is hard for coal miners in the Pakistani town of Choa Saidan Shah. Deep below ground they begin their day’s work at 7 a.m., hacking away at the coal with pick axes, breaking it up and loading it onto donkeys to be transported to the surface. Labour in the mine is gruelling and comes with great risks, but many of the workers here hope that it will help them build a better future for their families.
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States callous to Silicosis problem, need a law: NHRC chief - Business Standard

States callous to Silicosis problem, need a law: NHRC chief Business Standard National Human Rights Commission Chairperson K G Balakrishnan today observed that states are not serious in dealing with silicosis and pitched for a separate law to...
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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

Workshop on miners' health issues held - Times of India | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
Workshop on miners' health issues held
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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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Silicosis swallows mine workers in Rajasthan - indiatvnews.com

Silicosis swallows mine workers in Rajasthan - indiatvnews.com | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
Silicosis swallows mine workers in Rajasthan
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Karauli (Rajasthan): For 10 years, Ghanshyam underwent treatment for tuberculosis (TB) as his persistent coughing and chest pain refused to go away.
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Govt to provide relief to families of victims of silicosis - News18.com

Govt to provide relief to families of victims of silicosis - News18.com | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
National Human Rights Commission has recommended Jharkhand Government to pay Rs 4 lakh each to the next of kin of (Govt to provide relief to families of victims of silicosis http://t.co/1J1OJBHiU0)...
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Dangerous Dust: Government Pushes to Improve Workplace Safety - NBC News

Dangerous Dust: Government Pushes to Improve Workplace Safety - NBC News | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
Workers who breathe in silica dust have twice the normal risk of lung cancer and often develop other lung-related diseases such as asthma. Yet the rules for ... (Do you agree or disagree with OSHA's new proposed standards for silica dust?
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NHRC chief suggests cess on mining to fund welfare of workers - Times of India

NHRC chief suggests cess on mining to fund welfare of workers - Times of India | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
NHRC chief suggests cess on mining to fund welfare of workers
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Silicosis is prevalent in almost all states, but authentic data on the number of affected persons is not available.
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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
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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

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 | Silicosis - Oldest Occupational Disease | Scoop.it
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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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