Author information: (1)National Institute of Occupational Health, Meghani Nagar, Ahmedabad-380 016. [email protected] The present cross sectional study was carried out among 134 workers of quartz stone crushing units to assess the serum Cu activity among quartz stone workers without disease.
Stone Crushing Industry is an important industrial sector engaged in producing crushed stone (metal aggregates) of various sizes depending upon the requirement which acts as raw and to the people working therein causing occupational health hazards. Sources of particulate emissions: Disease (COPD), and the risk appears to be varied with
The mean age of stone workers and controls was 42.58±7.85 and 42.19±12 years, respectively. Subjective hearing loss occurred in 21.5% of the workers and in 2.8% of the controls. Tinnitus occurred in 26.9% of stone workers and 21.5% of controls, while 87.5% stone workers had sound knowledge on the health hazards of a noisy environment.
(2)Institute of Labor, Occupational Safety and Health, Ministry of Labor, New Taipei City, Taiwan. Introduction: Stoneworkers in Taiwan are exposed to occupational noise and suffer hearing impairment. A complete assessment of exposure and health effects is needed for a better understanding.
aerosol of stone dust causes health problems among the stone crusher workers. Sputum examination, Spirometry (Pulmonary function test) and Radiology was carried out to assess the prevalence of tuberculosis and other occupational diseases. Keywords: Tuberculosis, FVC,
occupational hazards to manual stone crushing. The study recommends on establishment of occupational health and safety policy which is sensitive to both formal and informal sector, supervising working environment in self employment, proper training on occupational safety and healthy, livelihood workers should form
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Health and Safety in Stone Crushing - Wagner Global Consultants. Preventing Accidents in a Stone Crushing Unit. Securing Access to the Plant. .. diseases of the movement apparatus (joints, bones, muscles, ligaments) caused by . You will find more information on hazards and
analyse the health impact of stone crusher units on its workers. In the study area due to environmental pollution by stone crushing units, 36 per cent of the workers are affected with disease like eye irritation, asthma, chest pain, TB etc. Among these disease eye irritation, asthma and skin allergy are vital among stone crushing workers.
Epidemiologic data indicate that there are occupational hazards associated with stone crushing and inhalation of stone dust  . A particular concern in some quarries is the inhalation of
exposed miners and stone crushers.13 Silicosis, a lung disease caused by exposure to crystalline silica dust, is one of the most common occupational lung diseases worldwide.4 In addition, silicosis increases the risk of active TB by up to fourfold, and HIV increases the risk approximately fivefold.2 The
Table 1: The typical characteristics of each category of stone crusher 2. METHODOLOGY In this report, accidents and possible injuries related to jaw stone crushers were investigated with the objective of suggesting risk management measures. Data on jaw stone crusher related injuries over
What are the health hazards for stone crushers 1. Chemical hazards 2. Biological hazards 3. Physical hazards 4. Organizational factors 5. Accidental al hazards 1. Chemical hazards Respiratory diseases Skin diseases Respiratory diseases Due to, repeated and long-term exposure to certain mineral dust sand silica. Occupational asthma
Jun 06, 2016· For additional information on this project see: Reduction of Respirable Silica Following the Introduction of Water Spray Applications in Indian Stone Crusher Mills, Gottesfeld, P, Nicas, M, Kephart, J, Balakrishnan, K, and Rinehart, R., International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health, Vol. 14, No. 2, 2008. OK International has estimated the public health impact of introducing
It is also used to make products such as glass, pottery, ceramics, bricks, and artificial stone. Respirable crystalline silica very small particles at least 100 times smaller than ordinary sand you might find on beaches and playgrounds is created when cutting, sawing, grinding, drilling, and crushing stone, rock, concrete, brick, block
Occupational health in small scale and industries in The objectives of the study were to assess occupational health risks focusing more Brick kiln Stone crusher plant Construction industry Embroidery industry
Pulmonary Problems among Quarry Workers of Stone Crushing The International Journal of Occupational and spent working in the quarry industry lung diseases among quarry workers are most likely due to
Aug 20, 2020· The past few years have brought awareness to an old occupational health risk appearing in a modern industry. Workers who manipulate "engineered stone" countertops are falling ill with a disease known as silicosis. Silicosis is a potentially deadly disease that takes the lives of 100 American workers each year.
Nov 20, 2015· Occupational health 1. OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH 11/20/15 1 2. Harry McShane, age 16, 1908. Pulled into machinery in a factory in USA. His arm was ripped off at the shoulder and his leg broken. No compensation paid. 11/20/15 2 3.
Occupational Health Surveillance Program Health & Agriculture Building, Rm 701 PO Box 360 Trenton NJ 08625-0360 About the New Jersey dry cutting law (N.J.S.A. 34:5-182): Contact the New Jersey Department of Labor and Workforce Development, Public Safety and Occupational Safety and Health Safety Compliance Unit, 609-292-2425. Construction worker
Stone Crushing unit is an important industrial sector in the country engaged in producing of various sizes depending upon the requirement which acts as raw material for various construction activities such as construction of Roads, Highways, Bridges, Buildings and Canals etc. It is estimated that there are over 12,000 stone crusher units in India.
May 01, 2017· Occupational lung diseases are difficult to enumerate with accuracy but are undoubtedly a substantial global health issue. With worldwide increases in production and consumption on a background of a rapidly increasing global population, the extent of the problem is greater now than ever, and no more so than in parts of the world undergoing rapid economic transformation.
TYLER, Texas Berry Marble and Granite exposed workers to crushing hazards associated with handling granite, marble and stone at its Tyler, Texas, facility, a follow-up inspection by the U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration has found. OSHA issued 14 citations, including two for willfully violating safety
The majority of the child labourers were suffering from conditions like otitis externa, otitis media, scabies, anaemia, upper respiratory diseases, nasal problems, abdominal pain etc. Conclusion:
dust exposure in stone crusher units, they do not eliminate the risk of silicosis or other related disease among exposed workers. Additional engineering controls and respiratory protection, may be required depending upon the crystalline silica content in the stone. Prepared by Occupational Knowledge International .okinternational
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the occupational health hazards among the cement plant workers of lime stone crusher It was also observed that workers having occupational diseases (double, triple or multidisease affected) International Journal of Research in Engineering, Science and Management Volume-2,
Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers Inc. CDR Marna Hoard Deborah Hoyer RADM (ret.) Dr. Margaret Kitt Applications in Indian Stone Crusher Mills. This article addresses the occupational diseases with clear associations with silica exposure.
Stone crushers are small scale industries in the unorganised sector. They provide basic material for road and building construction. They are highly labour intensive. The various unit operations involved in stone crushing viz., size reduction, size classification and transfer operations have the pot
Silica exposed workers. Exposure to silica dust is a potent risk factor for TB, as demonstrated in multiple studies, notably among exposed miners and stone crushers.13 Silicosis, a lung disease caused by exposure to crystalline silica dust, is one of the most common occupational lung diseases worldwide.4 In addition, silicosis increases the risk of active TB by up to fourfold, and HIV
Mar 05, 2018· Occupational exposure to dust is a major health and safety concern for workers in developing countries. Such laborers are often exposed to dust without being aware of its threat to their health. In the process of crushing stone, mineralogical materials are released into the environment. The material includes dust, fumes, ashes or other industrial waste which may constitute toxic elements.
Occupational exposure to dust is a major concern for the health safety of workers in developing countries. The workplace health hazard and safety issues get less attention in public health discourse, academic debates and health policies in Bangladesh. This study investigates the respiratory health problems among workers in stone crushing
May 02, 2013· Pulmonary Problems among Quarry Workers of Stone Crushing . The International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Vol 3, No 4 Methods: Respiratory problems and lung function were studied in 403 quarry of minimizing occupational health hazards associated with stone quarrying. education with % of the workers educated to the tertiary education level.
Oct 05, 2020· The adverse health effects of working in the stone quarry industry have been well documented. 4, 19-23 Some of the adverse health outcomes mostly experienced by stone quarry workers include eye irritation, breathing difficulty, coughing, and common cold. One way to protect oneself against the risks associated with silica dust exposure is by
In the SSHI in developing countries an even higher prevalence of occupational diseases and workrelated health problems has been reported. 4 Thousands of toxic chemicals used in SSHI pose serious health threats potentially causing cancer, respiratory and skin diseases as well as adverse effects on reproductive function. 4,5 Workers are exposed
diseases, such as cancer, asthma, allergic alveolitis, and irritation, as well as a whole range of non-respiratory illnesses, which may occur at much lower exposure levels. This document aims to help reduce the risk of these diseases by aiding better control of dust in the work environment.
Keywords:- Pulmonary function test, stone crusher workers, silica, lung function test, silicosis, duration of exposure INTRODUCTION disease and still kills thousands of people every Today the industrial revolution has brought about year all over the world. Silicosis is also known as the remarkable changes in ecosystem and Potter's rot.
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