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perceptions and e periences of occupational health risks in mining

CDC - Mining - Workplace Perceptions of Safety -

Additionally, since the Upper Big Branch disaster in 2010, the mining industry has expressed a keen interest in knowing the current perceptions and intended actions of their workforce. Similarly, NIOSH shares the value of knowing which aspects of an organization's climate have the biggest impact on worker perceptions and decisions to help ...

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[PDF] Knowledge and perceptions of health and ...

Introduction Artisanal gold mining is an activity ensuring the survival of about 700,000 families in Burkina Faso with a considerable contribution to the national economy. Techniques and chemicals used in the operation, have adverse impacts on health and the environment. Our study aims to evaluate the perceptions and knowledge of these different impacts among artisanal gold miners.

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CDC - Mining Project - Analysis of Health - NIOSH

2014-10-1  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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A cross-sectional survey on knowledge and

2013-1-25  An estimated 0.5 to 1.5 million informal miners, of whom 30-50% are women, rely on artisanal mining for their livelihood in Tanzania. Mercury, used in the processing gold ore, and arsenic, which is a constituent of some ores, are common occupational exposures that frequently result in widespread environmental contamination. Frequently, the mining activities are conducted haphazardly

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Knowledge, attitudes and perceptions of occupational ...

2016-2-6  Knowledge of respondents on occupational hazards in health care facilities. Table 2 showed the knowledge of respondents on occupational hazards and safety. Eighty-nine percent (258) of respondents had knowledge on the possible hazards in the HCFs while 70 % (202) respondents had knowledge that recapping used needles after use negates the recommendation in the standard

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Perceptions of health hazards in the narratives of

2003-3-1  This was well inside the tradition of the health laboratory that performed the chest X-rays—the laboratory represented the needs of the mining industry: “if men who were affected [by occupational respiratory diseases] were withdrawn from the industry it could be the right thing; but this would be done slowly, and in such a way that the ...

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Unsafe Occupational Health Behaviors: Understanding ...

The relationship between environmental exposure and health outcomes is complex, multidirectional and dynamic. Therefore, we need an understanding of these linkages for effective health risk communication. Despite the severe health hazards, artisanal gold mining is widespread globally, with an estimated 30 million people engaged in it. In this study, the relationships between artisanal gold ...

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Occupational health hazards in the Sukari Gold Mine,

Occupational health is used to identify and bring under control all chemical and physical hazards at the workplace. Risk assessment is the process of identifying hazards and evaluating the risks to health and safety arising from these hazards (Standard, 1996). The risk is the combination of the probability and consequences (harmful impacts) of ...

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Meanings of risk control in occupational health and

1998-4-1  Perceptions and understandings of risk in occupational health and safety (OHS) among employers and employees influence the control of risks at work. A study of risk perceptions and understandings in OHS was conducted among employers and employees in an Australian small, blue-collar, business industry.

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(PDF) Risk management programme for occupational

mining can never have zero ri sk to occupational safety and health impact. There is always There is always a degree of un certainty with regard to th e ty pe and extent of adverse im pacts which ...

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Farmers’ knowledge, attitudes and perceptions of ...

2015-9-22  occupational hazards, and/or non-existent or inadequate training (Ewete, 2011). Therefore, the knowledge level of farmers on occupational health and safety hazards and their perceived risks, as well as their attitudes and behaviours towards safety, play a crucial role in the safe operations of farming activities (Demirbas et al., 2009).

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CDC - Mining - Human Factors Considerations in

NIOSH's Mining Program has a 40-year history of using a human factors systems approach to identify, characterize, mitigate, and respond to hazards, risks, and emergencies in the mining environment. This systems approach extends beyond the mineworker and includes others in the mining organization and beyond who can influence health and safety (HS).

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A cross-sectional survey on knowledge and

2013-1-25  An estimated 0.5 to 1.5 million informal miners, of whom 30-50% are women, rely on artisanal mining for their livelihood in Tanzania. Mercury, used in the processing gold ore, and arsenic, which is a constituent of some ores, are common occupational exposures that frequently result in widespread environmental contamination. Frequently, the mining activities are conducted haphazardly

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Knowledge, attitudes and perceptions of occupational ...

2016-2-6  Knowledge of respondents on occupational hazards in health care facilities. Table 2 showed the knowledge of respondents on occupational hazards and safety. Eighty-nine percent (258) of respondents had knowledge on the possible hazards in the HCFs while 70 % (202) respondents had knowledge that recapping used needles after use negates the recommendation in the standard

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Occupational health hazards in the Sukari Gold Mine,

Occupational health is used to identify and bring under control all chemical and physical hazards at the workplace. Risk assessment is the process of identifying hazards and evaluating the risks to health and safety arising from these hazards (Standard, 1996). The risk is the combination of the probability and consequences (harmful impacts) of ...

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Perceptions of health hazards in the narratives of

2003-3-1  Introduction. This articles tells how Italian migrant workers at the crocidolite 1 mine of Wittenoom, Western Australia perceived the danger of exposure to asbestos dust. There is an extensive literature on the anthropological implications of narratives with regard to the experience of illness as part of a cultural construction (Douglas, 1992; Good, 1994; Greenhalgh Hurwitz, 1999).

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Meanings of risk control in occupational health and

1998-4-1  Perceptions and understandings of risk in occupational health and safety (OHS) among employers and employees influence the control of risks at work. A study of risk perceptions and understandings in OHS was conducted among employers and employees in an Australian small, blue-collar, business industry.

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Safety Culture: A Retrospective Analysis of

2021-6-1  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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(PDF) Risk management programme for occupational

mining can never have zero ri sk to occupational safety and health impact. There is always There is always a degree of un certainty with regard to th e ty pe and extent of adverse im pacts which ...

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Occupational safety and health management and risk ...

Working with new technologies and uncertain risks has an impact not only on occupational health and safety policies in the workplace, but also outside the workplace (community and societal). Although in the case of a known safety risk, the time and place of the event are often unknown, the likelihood/probability of the event, the nature of the ...

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CDC - Mining - Human Factors Considerations in

NIOSH's Mining Program has a 40-year history of using a human factors systems approach to identify, characterize, mitigate, and respond to hazards, risks, and emergencies in the mining environment. This systems approach extends beyond the mineworker and includes others in the mining organization and beyond who can influence health and safety (HS).

More

A cross-sectional survey on knowledge and

2013-1-25  An estimated 0.5 to 1.5 million informal miners, of whom 30-50% are women, rely on artisanal mining for their livelihood in Tanzania. Mercury, used in the processing gold ore, and arsenic, which is a constituent of some ores, are common occupational exposures that frequently result in widespread environmental contamination. Frequently, the mining activities are conducted haphazardly

More

Meanings of risk control in occupational health and

1998-4-1  Perceptions and understandings of risk in occupational health and safety (OHS) among employers and employees influence the control of risks at work. A study of risk perceptions and understandings in OHS was conducted among employers and employees in an Australian small, blue-collar, business industry.

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Occupational health hazards in the Sukari Gold Mine,

Occupational health is used to identify and bring under control all chemical and physical hazards at the workplace. Risk assessment is the process of identifying hazards and evaluating the risks to health and safety arising from these hazards (Standard, 1996). The risk is the combination of the probability and consequences (harmful impacts) of ...

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Occupational health, mercury exposure, and

2009-11-1  A cross-sectional survey on knowledge and perceptions of health risks associated with arsenic and mercury contamination from artisanal gold mining in Tanzania. Charles E, Thomas DS, Dewey D, Davey M, Ngallaba SE, Konje E. BMC Public Health, 13:74, 25 Jan 2013

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Informal Gold Mining in Mongolia

2014-6-10  decent and more productive work; and (e) enhancing the capacity of national bodies in rescue operations and improvement of occupational safety and health (OSH) in small-scale gold mining. This baseline report, part of the Informal Gold Mining Project, is the outcome of research undertaken by the Population Teaching and Research Centre (PTRC)

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Injury rate and risk factors among ... - BMC Public Health

2019-10-24  To determine the potential risk factors for injury, estimate the annual injury rate and examine the safety perceptions, and use of personal protective equipment among small-scale gold miners in Ghana. A cross-sectional survey was carried out with 494 small-scale gold miners from four major mining districts in Ghana. A household-based approach was used to obtain a representative

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(PDF) D'Oliveira - Occupational risk perception Nature

Occupational Risk Perception: Nature of the Construct and Variety of Experiences D'Oliveira, Teresa C. Instituto Superior de Psicologia Aplicada (ISPA) / Rua Jardim do Tabaco, 34/ 1149-041 Lisboa, Portugal + 351 218 811 700 / [email protected] ABSTRACT This paper has considered the need to evaluate risk perceptions while studying organizational safety and the difficulties emerging in ...

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Occupational Health WorkerPlan

2019-5-9  Occupational Health division of Universal Healthcare. The competitive edge Real solutions for worker wellness Specifically created to meet the needs of the South African labour market, Universal WorkerPlan provides cost-effective, flexible occupational health and worker wellness solutions to employers in all sectors, be they in the

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Occupational safety and health risk assessment ...

Occupational safety and health risk assessment methodologies. Workers should be protected from occupational risks they could be exposed to. This could be achieved through a risk management process, which involves risk analysis, risk assessment and risk control practices. In order to carry out an effective risk management process, it is necessary to have a clear understanding of the legal ...

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