perceptions and experiences of occupational health risks in mining

  • Perceptions of Occupational Heat Sun Exposure and Health

    equally or sometimes more important role. Characterizing worker perceptions can aid in risk reduction management and prevention planning. This study examined the perceptions of occupational heat and sun exposure and health risk

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  • OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND WELLNESS SERVICES

    Occupational health risk assessments and medical surveillance programmes are conducted in such a way as to ensure minimal employee and mining sectors among others. The employee has positive perceptions and experiences

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  • Evaluating Environmental Health Risk Perceptions for

    Evaluating Environmental Health Risk Perceptions for Better Community Engagement and availability of heavy metals and other contaminants related to Butte s mining past. Technical reports presentations and data files abound showing this progress. perception and experience about environmental health

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  • Knowledge attitudes and perceptions of occupational

    Feb 06 2016 · Health care facilities (HCFs) are institutions that provide health care services including counseling clinical surgical and/or psychiatric consultations and treatment services for the healthy sick and the injured .Globally HCFs employ over 59 million workers and offer variety of services to clients and patients and are classified as hazardous and high risk

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  • Survey To Gauge Butte s Perceptions Of Cleanup Progress

    Sep 05 2018 · So despite these documented environmental cleanup achievements MacGregor says "You still have these concerns experiences that are at odds very often at odds sometimes just literally in opposition." A lot of people seem to perceive a high level of environmental health risk

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    experiences and perceptions of personnel involved in obtaining autopsy consent. Methods A sequential mixed-methods study was conducted. The proportion of miners who died and had an autopsy was determined for three mines (2009 to 2012). Fourteen in-depth 1414 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH IN MINING RISK AND

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  • Health-risk Perception in the Inner City Community of

    Jun 01 2000 · Perceptions of health risks were surveyed in the inner city of Centro Habana Cuba. A questionnaire developed by community leaders and experts was administered to 348 residents to determine the level of perceived risk for each of 41 risk

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  • Occupational Health Hazards in Mining GeoMika

    Oct 21 2013 · Miners expose themselves to a wide array of occupational health hazards on a constant basis and while some hazards are related to airborne particulates such as free silica or respirable mine dust other occupational health hazards involve ionizing radiation oxygen deficiency or prolonged exposure to noise.

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  • design of hazard risk assessment matrices for ranking

    Mar 01 2001 · A. M. Donoghue The design of hazard risk assessment matrices for ranking occupational health risks and their application in mining and minerals processing Occupational Medicine Volume 51 Issue 2 1 March 2001 Two hazard risk assessment matrices for the ranking of occupational health risks

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  • Perceptions of Occupational Heat Sun Exposure and Health

    equally or sometimes more important role. Characterizing worker perceptions can aid in risk reduction management and prevention planning. This study examined the perceptions of occupational heat and sun exposure and health risk prevention among forestry workers removing alien invasive vegetation in the Western Cape Province of South Africa.

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  • Journal International Journal of Occupational Safety and

    Small-scale mining exposes workers to varying degrees of health hazards and problems. Objectives The study aimed to assess the knowledge and views of workers about the occupational health hazards and problems related to small-scale gold mining in Obuasi Municipality Ghana to help improve workers safety at the mining

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  • Occupational Health of Miners at Altitude Adverse Health

    Context Mining operations conducted at high altitudes provide health challenges for workers as well as for medical personnel. Objective To review the literature regarding adverse health effects and toxic exposures that may be associated with mining operations conducted at altitude and to discuss pre-placement screening acclimatization issues and on-site surveillance strategies.

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  • Health and Safety Hazards Mining Health Safety and

    Apr 15 2015 · To significantly improve health and safety in underground mining the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety System partners and mining sector stakeholders need to identify and rank the hazards that pose the greatest risk

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  • Occupational safety and health management and risk

    Risk perception is the subjective judgment that people make about the characteristics and severity of a risk. The perception of risks is most commonly used in reference to natural hazards and threats to the environment or health such as nuclear power. At the individual and societal level risk perceptions

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  • Safety culture A retrospective analysis of occupational

    Dec 15 2020 · Occupational health and safety reports were selected in consultation with five industry professionals known for their expertise in mining safety and accident investigation .Based on the objectives of this study the inclusion criteria were reports on single accidents disasters and broader mining industry reviews that were appointed to investigate new and emerging issues provide advice

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  • Examples of occupational diseases and occupations at risk

    All kinds of health care workers are at risk of contracting contagious diseases such as tuberculosis while taking care of their patients. Through blood sampling and handling of biological specimens health care personnel are at risk

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  • Safety culture A retrospective analysis of occupational

    Dec 15 2020 · Occupational health and safety reports were selected in consultation with five industry professionals known for their expertise in mining safety and accident investigation .Based on the objectives of this study the inclusion criteria were reports on single accidents disasters and broader mining

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  • ICMM Good Practice Guidance on Occupational Health Risk

    Good Practice Guidance on Occupational Health Risk Assessment (2016) experience and skills to support the HRA process. A moral obligation. Workers are an important and valued part of the mining and metals sector and that places a moral obligation on the sector alongside the legal obligations placed on it to protect the health

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  • Managing occupational health in the mining industry

    Coal Operators Conference The University of Wollongong 8-10 February 2017 296 MANAGING OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH IN THE MINING INDUSTRY David Cliff1 Jill Harris Carmel Bofinger and Danellie Lynas ABSTRACT With the recent resurgence of "black lung" detection in the Australian Coal Mining Industry the spotlight has fallen onto the management of the health aspects of health and

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  • (PDF) Risk management programme for occupational safety

    620 Int. J. Risk Assessment and Management Vol. 7 No. 5 2007 Risk management programme for occupational safety and health in surface mining operations Dragan Komljenovic Nuclear

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  • Occupational safety and health risk assessment

    From a psychosocial perspective risk is defined as the likelihood that psychosocial factors have a hazardous influence on employees health through their perceptions and experience and the severity of ill health that can be caused by exposure to them. Another important concept in risk management is risk

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  • International Journal of Occupational Safety and Health

    International Journal of Occupational Safety and Health. ISSN (print) ISSN (online)

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  • Centre for Environmental and Occupational Health Research

    Health Risk Perception Related to Fracking in the Karoo South Africa. Environmental Practice 18 1-16. Hunter-Adams J Landon M. and Rother H-A. (2016). Perceptions related to breastfeeding and

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  • Frontiers Unsafe Occupational Health Behaviors

    Apr 25 2016 · The relationships between environmental exposure and health outcomes are complex multidirectional and dynamic. Therefore it is required to have an understanding of these linkages for effective health risk communication. Artisanal gold mining is widespread globally in spite of its associated health

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  • CDCMining TopicRespiratory DiseasesNIOSH

    Oct 16 2020 · What is the health and safety problem Miners are at risk of developing a lung disease called pneumoconiosis because of their regular exposure to airborne respirable dust and miners with five or more years mining experience who are exposed to exhaust from diesel engines have an increased risk

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  • Health and Safety Hazards Mining Health Safety and

    Apr 15 2015 · To significantly improve health and safety in underground mining the Ontario Occupational Health and Safety System partners and mining sector stakeholders need to identify and rank the hazards that pose the greatest risk

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  • Occupational Exposure to Heavy Metals Poisoning Scottish

    Occupational health histories of mining labour have been characterised by an emphasis on accidental injuries and their prevention in the underground working environment particularly in the coal sector. 14 Whilst there has been some recent interest in occupational

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  • (PDF) Risk management programme for occupational safety

    620 Int. J. Risk Assessment and Management Vol. 7 No. 5 2007 Risk management programme for occupational safety and health in surface mining operations Dragan Komljenovic Nuclear

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  • ASSESSMENT OF HEALTH AND SAFETY RISK PERCEPTION

    of risk perception and risk assessment for individuals (Irizarry and Abraham 2007 Roann 2007 Loushine 2010). Accordingly risk perception is based on people s judgments and evaluations of hazards they are or might be exposed to. On the other hand risk perceptions are interpretations of the world based on experiences

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  • CDCMining TopicRespiratory DiseasesNIOSH

    Oct 16 2020 · What is the health and safety problem Miners are at risk of developing a lung disease called pneumoconiosis because of their regular exposure to airborne respirable dust and miners with five or more years mining experience who are exposed to exhaust from diesel engines have an increased risk of dying from lung cancer.. Pneumoconioses (meaning dusty lung) can cause impairment

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  • CDCMining ProjectAnalysis of HealthNIOSH

    Oct 01 2014 · Applying the precaution adoption process model to the acceptance of mine safety and health technologies. Occupational Health Science Vol. 2 No. 1 pp. 43–66. Haas EJ Connor BP Vendetti J Heiser R 2018 . A case study exploring field-level risk assessments as a leading safety indicator. Transactions of the Society for Mining Metallurgy

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  • Occupational Safety and Health Healthy People 2020

    GoalPromote the health and safety of people at work through prevention and early intervention.OverviewThe intent behind the Occupational Safety and Health topic area is to prevent

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  • 1414 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH IN MINING RISK AND

    experiences and perceptions of personnel involved in obtaining autopsy consent. Methods A sequential mixed-methods study was conducted. The proportion of miners who died and had an autopsy was determined for three mines (2009 to 2012). Fourteen in-depth 1414 OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH IN MINING RISK

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  • (PDF) A Review on Occupational Health Hazards and its

    Results Each profession has certain amount of occupational risk involved. The health care providers are the third major group who experience high number of work place injuries as they are direct

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  • Key Issues on Occupational Health and Safety Practices in

    every year indicating the proliferation of occupational health and safety risk hazards and diseases (Bell 2007). However given the inadequate occupational health and safety infrastructure the above figure could be much higher than reported. It was revealed that South African mining companies are leading in occupational health

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  • Occupational safety and health management and risk

    Risk perception is the subjective judgment that people make about the characteristics and severity of a risk. The perception of risks is most commonly used in reference to natural hazards and threats to the environment or health such as nuclear power. At the individual and societal level risk perceptions

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  • Knowledge and perceptions of health and environmental

    Aug 21 2017 · To access the perception of risks environmental and health impacts of artisanal gold mining were rated on a risk scale using questions asking respondents to rate "very important" "fairly important" "little important" "not important" the degree of consideration given to these risks

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