occupational hazards and safety measures among stone quarry workers

occupational hazards and safety measures among stone quarry workers

(PDF) Occupational hazards and safety measures among

Occupational hazards and safety measures among stone quarry workers in Northern Nigeria. ... Research into occupational hazards in stone quarry needs to be pursued vigorously.

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Occupational hazards and safety measures among stone ...

The health conditions of workers all over the world vary widely, depending among others on the geographical location, the type of employment and the patterns of work. The study was undertaken to determine the occupational hazards, and safety measures among Stone quarry workers in Zaria, Northern Nigeria. It involved the administration of questionnaires to all the workers in the quarry in

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Aliyu AA, Shehu AU. Occupational hazards and safety ...

Occupational hazards and safety measures among stone quarry workers in Northern Nigeria. Nigeria Medical Practitioner, 2006; 50(2): 42-47. has been cited by the following article:

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Aliyu, A.A. and Shehu, A. (2006) Occupational Hazards and ...

Aliyu, A.A. and Shehu, A. (2006) Occupational Hazards and Safety Measures among Stone Quarry Workers in northern Nigerian. Nigerian Medical Practitioner, 50, 42-47. has been cited by the following article: TITLE: Respiratory Problems of Sands Carriers in the City of Lubumbashi/Rd Congo

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Occupational Safety and Health: Minya Quarries:

2014-12-4  Thousands of workers live in extreme conditions in Egypt’s stone quarries. The ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ILO-ACTRAV) recently provided technical support for education and awareness-raising among the stone quarry workers of Minya on the occupational health and safety risks in

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[PDF] Evaluation of Occupational Health Hazards among

The study was undertaken to determine the occupational hazards, and safety measures among Stone quarry workers in Zaria, Northern Nigeria to obtain data on socio-demographic characteristics, occupational profile, hazards, safety measures and PEAK flow measurement. Expand

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Occupational Hazards and Safety Measures Amongst the

2014-4-4  Given that adherence to safety practice guidelines is the key to reducing the risk of injury and illness among workers in this industry, there is the need to develop a framework that will initiate the integration and implementation of safety regulations and guidelines in the paint factories so as to reduce associated occupational hazards.

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Occupational Hazards, Safety and Hygienic Practices

2016-8-22  Background: Timber workers, especially in developing countries, are faced with challenges of prevention and control of work place hazards and illnesses. Objective: To determine the awareness of occupational hazards, effects, safety and hygienic practices among timber workers in a South Eastern State in Nigeria. Methods: A cross sectional descriptive design that used the total population of ...

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(PDF) Pulmonary Problems among Quarry Workers of

Pulmonary Problems among Quarry Workers of Stone Crushing Industrial Site at Umuoghara, Ebonyi State, Nigeria ... safety measures by the quarry workers ... one of

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The Impact of Occupational Health and Safety Measures

2017-10-13  characterized occupational safety and health "as a science concerned with wellbeing in connection with job setting". As indicated by Oxenburgh et al. (2004), the wellbeing and security of all workers in a working environments is firmly connected to profitability. a) Occupational Health and Safety Hazards According to EUROFOUND (2007), a great

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Occupational Safety and Health: Minya Quarries:

2014-12-4  Thousands of workers live in extreme conditions in Egypt’s stone quarries. The ILO’s Bureau for Workers’ Activities (ILO-ACTRAV) recently provided technical support for education and awareness-raising among the stone quarry workers of Minya on the occupational health and safety risks in

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A Review of Occupational Safety and Health Problems

2020-11-25  A Review of Occupational Safety and Health Problems Among Quarry Plant Workers A. Perakas Rav 1, S. Sivasankar 1, Nur Khusairi Razali, ... PPEs and hazards / safety measures training is grossly deficient. There is an urgent need to redesign processes ... searched were occupational safety and health, quarry plant workers, cement, occupational ...

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(PDF) Pulmonary Problems among Quarry Workers of

Pulmonary Problems among Quarry Workers of Stone Crushing Industrial Site at Umuoghara, Ebonyi State, Nigeria ... safety measures by the quarry workers ... one of the major health hazards. 1 ...

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AN ASSESSMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL, SAFETY AND

2018-10-8  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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Promoting the Quarry Workers' Hazard Identification ...

2021-9-1  1. Introduction. Despite efforts to reduce occupational injuries in the surface-mining industry, the rate of fatalities increased from 10.0% to 15.5% per 100,000 workers in 2017 in the United States [].According to the US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health [], the surface mining industry recorded 242 fatalities and 36,172 nonfatal work injuries in the United States from 2008 ...

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Safe Minining in Pits and Quarries - Ministry of Labour

2012-6-29  The Ministry of Labour ( MOL) enforces and promotes awareness of safety measures to improve the safety of workers at surface mines across Ontario. Significant hazards exist at surface mines. These include hazards involving: pedestrian interaction with trucks and other vehicles used in mining operations. Since 2000, 10 workers have died in pits ...

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Occupational Health and Safety Issues in the Marble ...

2016-9-9  identification of occupational health and safety hazards and implies potential measures to reduce the related risks. Based on the observation it is revealed that workers in the marble industries are not equipped with the personal protective equipments and are prone to various occupational health and safety hazards which needs to be mitigated.

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Awareness of occupational health hazards and the practice ...

Background: Mortuary workers face hazards at work such as infectious diseases, chemical and psychosocial hazards among others. If workers are to participate in activities to safeguard their health, they must be aware of the risks at work. Objective: The objective of the study is to assess the awareness of occupational health hazards and to determine their practice of universal safety precautions.

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The Impact of Occupational Health and Safety Measures

2017-10-13  characterized occupational safety and health "as a science concerned with wellbeing in connection with job setting". As indicated by Oxenburgh et al. (2004), the wellbeing and security of all workers in a working environments is firmly connected to profitability. a) Occupational Health and Safety Hazards According to EUROFOUND (2007), a great

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NIOSH Journal - National Institute of Occupational Safety ...

2021-11-23  Introduction to Journal of Occupational Safety and Health (JOSH) The Journal of Occupational Safety and Health (JOSH) is devoted to enhance the knowledge and practice of occupational safety and health (OSH) by widely disseminating research

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AN ASSESSMENT OF OCCUPATIONAL, SAFETY AND

2018-10-8  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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Promoting the Quarry Workers' Hazard Identification ...

2021-9-1  1. Introduction. Despite efforts to reduce occupational injuries in the surface-mining industry, the rate of fatalities increased from 10.0% to 15.5% per 100,000 workers in 2017 in the United States [].According to the US National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health [], the surface mining industry recorded 242 fatalities and 36,172 nonfatal work injuries in the United States from 2008 ...

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Safe Minining in Pits and Quarries - Ministry of Labour

2012-6-29  The Ministry of Labour ( MOL) enforces and promotes awareness of safety measures to improve the safety of workers at surface mines across Ontario. Significant hazards exist at surface mines. These include hazards involving: pedestrian interaction with trucks and other vehicles used in mining operations. Since 2000, 10 workers have died in pits ...

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Occupational Health and Safety Issues in the Marble ...

2016-9-9  identification of occupational health and safety hazards and implies potential measures to reduce the related risks. Based on the observation it is revealed that workers in the marble industries are not equipped with the personal protective equipments and are prone to various occupational health and safety hazards which needs to be mitigated.

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Awareness of occupational health hazards and the practice ...

Background: Mortuary workers face hazards at work such as infectious diseases, chemical and psychosocial hazards among others. If workers are to participate in activities to safeguard their health, they must be aware of the risks at work. Objective: The objective of the study is to assess the awareness of occupational health hazards and to determine their practice of universal safety precautions.

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Awareness of Occupational Hazards, Health Problems and ...

AIM: Research on occupational exposures in sawmill has suggested that workers in sawmills are at risk of developing allergenic disorders, cancer and lung diseases. To determine the perception of occupational hazards, health problems and use of safety measures among sawmill workers in Ilorin. METHODS: This descriptive cross sectional study was carried out using two hundred and fifty seven

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Occupational Safety and Health in Mining

2013-5-25  Occupational Safety and Health in Mining Anthology on the situation in 16 mining countries Ed. Kaj Elgstrand and Eva Vingård ... ranging from gold and precious stones to zinc, coal and bauxite. Women ... To this figure should be added several million subcontracted workers and suppliers of goods, transportation and other kind of support ...

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Perceived Thermal Response of Stone Quarry Workers in

2021-2-16  Introduction: Impact of heat on health of workers goes unrecognized by the virtue of the indispensable fact that every individual has varied perception and tolerance capacity. The present study determine the physiological signs with perceived subjective responses under the thermal stress.Materials and Methods: The study was spread on open field stone quarry workers (N = 934) during the summer ...

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Awareness of occupational hazards and use of safety ...

Objective The proper use of safety measures by welders is an important way of preventing and/or reducing a variety of health hazards that they are exposed to during welding. There is a lack of knowledge about hazards and personal protective equipments (PPEs) and the use of PPE among the welders in Nepal is limited. We designed a study to assess welders’ awareness of hazards and PPE,

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Occupational Health Hazards among Healthcare Workers

2015-1-31  Data on occupational hazards among healthcare workers and their mitigation measures remain scarce in most of sub-Saharan Africa and Uganda in particular. Understanding the predisposing factors for occupational hazards among healthcare workers is needed to inform occupational health and safety policy and programs for healthcare workers.

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