Project Report For Stone Quarry

Project Report For Stone Quarry

Self-reported disease symptoms of stone quarry workers ...

Background and aims: Understanding the importance of using personal protective equipment (PPE) and the influence of work-post (working distance to main dust source-crusher) in stone quarries is vital for designing tailored interventions in minimizing workers' exposure to silica dust. Nonetheless, studies on silica dust and disease symptoms in Ghana are nascent.

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Illegal stone quarrying causing kidney disease in Odisha's ...

Nov 08, 2018  Kailash Pradhan, who passed away three months ago at age 26, used to work in a stone quarry one kilometre away from Dankunia village. Residents allege that due to stone quarries – many of them illegal – kidney diseases have become part and parcel of everyday life for them. “I have been spending sleepless nights for the past two years.

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Stone crushing industry exposes workers to deadly ...

Sep 28, 2017  The disease causes inflammation and scarring in the form of nodular lesions in the upper lobes of the lungs. Silicosis symptoms include shortness of breath, cough, fever and cyanosis. Reports show that silicosis was the cause of 46,000 deaths globally in 2013, dropping from 55,000 deaths in 1990. The labourers working in the stone crushing ...

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Blood and Stone: The Many Stories of the Pipestone Quarries

Aug 29, 2020  George Catlin's painting of the Pipestone Quarries . Public Domain/Courtesy Smithsonian American Art Museum. George Catlin was a lawyer and self-taught artist who, after seeing a delegation of American Indians in Philadelphia, set out for the frontier to paint as many as he could before Euro-American civilization and diseases destroyed them entirely.

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Occupational Safety and Health: Minya Quarries: Protecting ...

Dec 04, 2014  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

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Quarry and stoneworkers: Tackling occupational disease

Quarry and stoneworkers. Workers in this sector undertake activities that can give rise to high and frequent exposures to Respirable crystalline silica (RCS) resulting in silicosis and Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Activities in the quarrying industry where exposures occur involve mining of high silica stone, sand pits, clay ...

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Awareness of adverse health effects of silica dust ...

May 13, 2021  stone quarry workers were subjected to multivariate statistical analyses. Results: Stone quarry workers who had 6 to10 years and more than 10 years of work experience were 48% (OR = 1.475, P = 0.021) and 82% (OR = 1.816, P = 0.003) respectively more likely to be aware of the adverse health effects of silica dust

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The Stone Quarry - Wikipedia

The Stone Quarry (formerly Cruel and Unusual Films, Inc.) is an American film production company that was established in 2004 by filmmaker Zack Snyder, his wife Deborah Snyder, and their producing partner Wesley Coller. Establishment. Cruel and Unusual Films, Inc. was founded in 2004 by Zack Snyder, his wife, Deborah, and producing partner ...

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Quarrying of stones - CivilEngineeringBible

The difference between a mine and a quarry should be noted. In case of a mine, the operations are carried out under the ground at great depth. In case of quarry, the operations are carried out at ground level in an exposed condition. Methods of Quarrying. The methods of quarrying the stone may be five: Digging or excavating. Wedging. Heating

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(DOC) ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL IMPACTS OF STONE

4 The specific objectives of the study are: 1. To identify the negative impacts of quarry activities on the local environment of the study areas. 2. To assess the views and awareness of communities on the impact of stone quarry. 3. To examine the health impact of stone quarry on site residents. 1.5.

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Self-reported disease symptoms of stone quarry workers ...

Background and aims: Understanding the importance of using personal protective equipment (PPE) and the influence of work-post (working distance to main dust source-crusher) in stone quarries is vital for designing tailored interventions in minimizing workers' exposure to silica dust. Nonetheless, studies on silica dust and disease symptoms in Ghana are nascent.

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among manual stone-quarrying workers

stone quarrying and the occurrence of respiratory disease symptoms among the quarry workers, the prevalence of dermatoses on the quarry workers compared to a control population, and the level of knowledge of the workers on the impact of dust inhalation to their health. Materials and methods The quarry area studied is located in Lokpanta in

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Influence of stone quarries on groundwater quality and ...

Jun 01, 2013  Fatehpur Sikri block is a well known tourist place, also famous for sandstone and limestone quarries. Dental and skeleton fluorosis is a common disease among children (>10 years) and adults of all age groups.To understand the factors causing the dental and skeletal fluorosis diseases and their source in groundwater a study based on water quality analysis of aquifers in and around stone ...

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Pulmonary Problems among Quarry Workers of Stone Crushing ...

Considerable pulmonary function impairments have been reported in quarry workers. 9,10 In a study by Ghotkar, et al, 11 the prevalence of respiratory morbidity among stone quarry workers was 32.5%, based on radiological study; the severity of pulmonary function impairment was significantly associated with increasing age, duration of exposure to ...

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Occupational Safety and Health: Minya Quarries: Protecting ...

Dec 04, 2014  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

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The History of Quarrying - Disease of the Lungs from Dust ...

THE EFFECT OF SLATE DUST ON THE LUNGS. Evidence was gathered by a Departmental Committee as long ago as 1895 which suggested the possibility that an unduly high death-rate from phthisis experienced by slate workers in Merionethshire was, to some extent, due to inhaling slate dust 1.. The subject remained, however, without further investigation until 1927, when a report by Dr. Wade was ...

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Awareness of adverse health effects of silica dust ...

May 13, 2021  stone quarry workers were subjected to multivariate statistical analyses. Results: Stone quarry workers who had 6 to10 years and more than 10 years of work experience were 48% (OR = 1.475, P = 0.021) and 82% (OR = 1.816, P = 0.003) respectively more likely to be aware of the adverse health effects of silica dust

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Determination of levels of C-Reactive Protein (CRP) and ...

(WHO), workers who got exposed to stone quarry dust, have the chances of development of occupational diseases especially silicosis. It is a non reversible, auto-immune, slowly developing occupational lung disease which affects mainly Miners and Quarry workers [3]. Considering the causes of silicosis, inhalation

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Health Risks Associated with Exposure to Airborne ...

disease (COPD), lung cancer, emphysema, and aggravation of existing lung disease. Long term exposure is also ... emissions for cement manufacturing and stone quarrying in Comal County were 250-500 tons/year (tpy) and 310-320 tons/year, respectively, or a total for

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Life as a quarryman - Valley of Stone

Life as a quarryman. The 19th Century was a century of rapid change with the growth of manufacturing industry and urbanisation. The turbulent changes contributed to a great deal of social problems and suffering. In the 1840’s the Chartist movement was fundamental to raising the nations consciousness to the poverty and exploitation of the ...

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Effect Of Dust On Some Liver Parameters Among Quarry ...

increased demand for quarry stone places much pleasure on the quarry industry and by extension on the available staff. Some quarry industries therefore engage more hands to strengthen the workforce so as to meet the market demand (WHO, 1972). Quarry dust is a waste product obtained during quarry

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Quarry and stoneworkers: Tackling occupational disease

Quarry and stoneworkers. Workers in this sector undertake activities that can give rise to high and frequent exposures to Respirable crystalline silica (RCS) resulting in silicosis and Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Activities in the quarrying industry where exposures occur involve mining of high silica stone, sand pits, clay ...

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Buffalo Crushes Stone Reaches Out to Neighbors WBFO

The Como Park quarry in the Bellevue neighborhood was established in 1929 -- originally known as Cheektwoaga Crushed Stone. It's 219-acres of limestone divided into an east and west quarry. "We're ...

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(PDF) Pulmonary Problems among Quarry Workers of Stone ...

Female stone quarry workers from our study were more likely to report morning phlegm, morning cough, and chronic rhinitis than quarry workers at a stone crushing industrial site in Nigeria [10 ...

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Self-reported disease symptoms of stone quarry workers ...

Background and aims: Understanding the importance of using personal protective equipment (PPE) and the influence of work-post (working distance to main dust source-crusher) in stone quarries is vital for designing tailored interventions in minimizing workers' exposure to silica dust. Nonetheless, studies on silica dust and disease symptoms in Ghana are nascent.

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Health Hazards of Mining and Quarrying

These occur in varying combinations depending on the mine or quarry, its depth, the composition of the ore and surrounding rock, and the method(s) of mining. Among some groups of miners who live together in isolated locations, there is also risk of transmitting some infectious diseases such as tuberculosis, hepatitis (B and E), and the human ...

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Quarry and stoneworkers: Tackling occupational disease

Quarry and stoneworkers. Workers in this sector undertake activities that can give rise to high and frequent exposures to Respirable crystalline silica (RCS) resulting in silicosis and Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Activities in the quarrying industry where exposures occur involve mining of high silica stone, sand pits, clay ...

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(PDF) Tropical Medicine and Infectious Disease Air Quality ...

The workers employed in stone quarries, which is an unorganised sector of industry, are exposed to variable silica dust concentration at their work place, A Very large extent of respiratory ...

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Stone crushing industry exposes workers to deadly ...

Sep 28, 2017  The disease causes inflammation and scarring in the form of nodular lesions in the upper lobes of the lungs. Silicosis symptoms include shortness of breath, cough, fever and cyanosis. Reports show that silicosis was the cause of 46,000 deaths globally in 2013, dropping from 55,000 deaths in 1990. The labourers working in the stone crushing ...

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Awareness of adverse health effects of silica dust ...

Apr 06, 2021  stone quarry workers were subjected to multivariate statistical analyses. Results: Stone quarry workers who had 6 to10 years and more than 10 years of work experience were 48% (OR = 1.475, P = 0.021) and 82% (OR = 1.816, P = 0.003) respectively more likely to be aware of the adverse health effects of silica dust

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The History of Quarrying - Disease of the Lungs from Dust ...

THE EFFECT OF SLATE DUST ON THE LUNGS. Evidence was gathered by a Departmental Committee as long ago as 1895 which suggested the possibility that an unduly high death-rate from phthisis experienced by slate workers in Merionethshire was, to some extent, due to inhaling slate dust 1.. The subject remained, however, without further investigation until 1927, when a report by Dr. Wade was ...

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(DOC) ENVIRONMENTAL AND SOCIAL IMPACTS OF STONE QUARRYING ...

4 The specific objectives of the study are: 1. To identify the negative impacts of quarry activities on the local environment of the study areas. 2. To assess the views and awareness of communities on the impact of stone quarry. 3. To examine the health impact of stone quarry on site residents. 1.5.

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Lung disease haunts state’s stonecutters Georgia Health News

May 18, 2011  About 1,800 people, nearly one-third of Elberton’s workforce, are employed in its 45 quarries and 150 manufacturing sheds. Muscling heavy slabs of granite presents obvious risks for injury. The job of cutting and finishing granite into permanent markers appears safer, but in fact poses a more insidious hazard — silica dust.

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Wil-im-ee Moor-ring Indigenous Stone Quarry – Historical ...

Aug 31, 2019  The Wil-im-ee Moor-ring Indigenous Stone Quarry (also known as Mount William) is just out of Lancefield in Victoria. It's an area of green stone that was quarried by Indigenous Australians for more than a 1000 years. The name means place of the axe. I was lucky enough to go on a tour of Wil-im-ee Moor-ring

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Silicosis widows forced back to stone mines that caused ...

Feb 01, 2021  In Rajasthan, stone mining is the main cause of silicosis, a lung disease, resulting in hundreds of deaths every year. Widows of men who have died of silicosis are then forced to go back to the same mines to earn a livelihood and land up contracting silicosis or other diseases as well.

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Occupational Safety and Health: Minya Quarries: Protecting ...

Dec 04, 2014  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

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Pulmonary Problems among Quarry Workers of Stone Crushing ...

Considerable pulmonary function impairments have been reported in quarry workers. 9,10 In a study by Ghotkar, et al, 11 the prevalence of respiratory morbidity among stone quarry workers was 32.5%, based on radiological study; the severity of pulmonary function impairment was significantly associated with increasing age, duration of exposure to ...

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Occupational Exposure to Quarry Dust and Blood Pressure ...

Jun 23, 2020  Background: The relationship between cardiovascular diseases and rise in occupational dust have been known for more than a decade. Objective: To assess the impact of quarry dust on the blood pressure parameters of quarry workers in Abakaliki metropolis. Methods: 200 subjects participated in this study. 100 quarry workers (test group) and 100 non-quarry workers (control group).

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Influence of stone quarries on groundwater quality and ...

Jun 01, 2013  Fatehpur Sikri block is a well known tourist place, also famous for sandstone and limestone quarries. Dental and skeleton fluorosis is a common disease among children (>10 years) and adults of all age groups.To understand the factors causing the dental and skeletal fluorosis diseases and their source in groundwater a study based on water quality analysis of aquifers in and around stone ...

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Occupational Safety and Health: Minya Quarries: Protecting ...

Dec 04, 2014  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

Get Price

Blood and Stone: The Many Stories of the Pipestone Quarries

Aug 29, 2020  George Catlin's painting of the Pipestone Quarries . Public Domain/Courtesy Smithsonian American Art Museum. George Catlin was a lawyer and self-taught artist who, after seeing a delegation of American Indians in Philadelphia, set out for the frontier to paint as many as he could before Euro-American civilization and diseases destroyed them entirely.

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Quarry and stoneworkers: Tackling occupational disease

Quarry and stoneworkers. Workers in this sector undertake activities that can give rise to high and frequent exposures to Respirable crystalline silica (RCS) resulting in silicosis and Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). Activities in the quarrying industry where exposures occur involve mining of high silica stone, sand pits, clay ...

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Health Risks Associated with Exposure to Airborne ...

disease (COPD), lung cancer, emphysema, and aggravation of existing lung disease. Long term exposure is also ... emissions for cement manufacturing and stone quarrying in Comal County were 250-500 tons/year (tpy) and 310-320 tons/year, respectively, or a total for

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Awareness of adverse health effects of silica dust ...

Apr 06, 2021  stone quarry workers were subjected to multivariate statistical analyses. Results: Stone quarry workers who had 6 to10 years and more than 10 years of work experience were 48% (OR = 1.475, P = 0.021) and 82% (OR = 1.816, P = 0.003) respectively more likely to be aware of the adverse health effects of silica dust

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Determination of levels of C-Reactive Protein (CRP) and ...

(WHO), workers who got exposed to stone quarry dust, have the chances of development of occupational diseases especially silicosis. It is a non reversible, auto-immune, slowly developing occupational lung disease which affects mainly Miners and Quarry workers [3]. Considering the causes of silicosis, inhalation

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How This Bengaluru Quarry Went From Garbage Dump to ...

Sep 20, 2017  The stone quarry at Bagalur, on the outskirts of north Bengaluru, was abandoned a few years ago, after which it had become a dangerous spot due to the 200-foot deep pit. The stone quarry before the transformation. Slowly the site became a dumping ground for Bengaluru’s waste. This led to a threat of various diseases among the nearby residents.

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Contextualizing the effects of stone quarrying: insights ...

Sep 17, 2019  The results indicated that the waste rocks of Finnish natural stone quarries could generally be considered environmentally sound with potential uses in other industries. Furthermore, (Nwibo et al. 2012 ) studied the pulmonary problems among quarry workers of stone crushing industrial site at Umuoghara, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.

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The Quarry Industry (in General) - Quarries and Beyond

With technical information, high quality architectural photography and in-depth international industry coverage, Stone World is designed for and read by the top buyers and decision makers who specify, quarry, fabricate, export, import, distribute, design, sell and install stone and stone

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In Bengal stone quarries, everyone is coughing. It could ...

Jun 08, 2021  Many stone mine labourers already suffer from silicosis (a form of lung disease caused by inhalation of crystalline silica dust). Now, Covid is a further threat, aggravated by the similar symptoms that include chronic-nagging cough, shortness of breath, weakness and

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DUST POLLUTION AND ITS HEALTH RISKS AMONG ROCK

fatal lung disease. Information on the chemical composition of the quarry dust is important as it forms a vital baseline for among others the detection of the undesirable health effects among the quarry workers. The aim of the study was to find out the occupational health risks posed by the dust to the quarry

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ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES IN STONE CRUSHERS The

Jan 08, 2012  ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES IN STONE CRUSHERS SUBMITTED BY PHOENIX Divya CM Divya Sudarsanan Ratheesh Krishnan Volga R IMK SEnate House CAmpus 1. INTRODUCTION Stone Crushing Industry is an important industrial sector in the country engaged in producing crushed stone of various sizes depending upon the requirement which acts as

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Nineteenth Century Industries: Granite Penobscot Bay ...

A lung disease caused by prolonged inhalation of silica dust.. Because of granite, towns grew rapidly in places like Vinalhaven, Dix Island, and Hurricane Island. On Hurricane Island, the work force rose to over 600 in 1878, five years after the quarry opened. Vinalhaven had 1200-1500 men working at its peak.

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