Deterioration of pulmonary function in stone quarry …

2020-7-3 · Deterioration of pulmonary function in stone quarry worker Biomed Res- India 2014 Volume 24 Issue 2 265 Discussion In modern years, there has been growing awareness in the developing countries on occupational health hazards. Usually, the workers work without adequate precautions. To the best of our knowledge, very few studies had been

Perceived Thermal Response of Stone Quarry Workers in Hot ...

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 ...

Rock Quarry: study of workers in stone quarry (mural study ...

2021-1-13 · Rock Quarry: study of workers in stone quarry (mural study for U.S. Post Office, Westerly, Rhode Island) [study] Creator: Leo A. Raiken ( Artist) Place of Publication: USA, New York, NY Creation Date: 1939 Materials: graphite ( medium ) ink ( medium ) tempera ( medium ) paper ( medium ) Measurements: 12-1/8 in x 22-7/8 in 30.8 cm x 58.1 cm

Writing Labour: Stone Quarry Workers in Delhi

This book is the culmination of research over a period of 25 years. It highlights the relation between the rocks from which India''s great capital city is constructed and the people who sace to turn them into a useful form. The result is an interesting account of the lifeworld of some of the poorest and most forgotten people: the stone quarry workers.

Correlates of Stone Quarry Workers'' Awareness of Work ...

Materials and Methods: In a cross-sectional survey of stone quarry industry workers in Abakiliki, conducted between March and April, 2012, data on participants'' socio-demographics, job characteristics, PPED awareness, and utilization were collected. Descriptive and analytical statistics were performed.

(PDF) Occupational hazards and safety measures among stone ...

 · 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 ...

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

Results: Stone quarry workers who work between 1-100 m and beyond 100 m from the crusher with the required PPE were 90% and 87% respectively less likely to report eye irritation compared with their counterparts who work between 1 and 100 m from the crusher without the required PPE. Individuals who work between 1-100 m and beyond 100 m from the ...

Quantification of Reduction in Forced Vital Capacity of ...

2007-12-31 · The sand stone quarry workers are engaged in different type of activities like drilling, loading and dressing. These different working places have different concentration of RSPM and these workers are exposed to different concentration of RSPM. It is found that exposure duration and exposure concentrations are main factors responsible to damage ...

Correlates of stone quarry workers'' awareness of work ...

Objective: To assess the awareness of work-related ocular health hazards and utilization of personal protective eye devices (PPEDs) among stone quarry workers in Abakaliki, southeastern Nigeria.Materials and Methods: In a cross-sectional survey of stone quarry industry workers in Abakiliki, conducted between March and April, 2012, data on participants'' socio-demographics, job characteristics ...

Deterioration of pulmonary function in stone quarry workers.

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Quarrying of Stones: Its Methods, Selection of Site ...

Once opened the quarry should be able to supply the stones for quite a few years. The stone must be available in large quantity and must be of uniform quality. (ii) Distance from the areas of construction: Quarrying is commonly a commercial operation. The quarry must not be …

Increasing compliance with protective eyewear to reduce ...

2013-1-1 · Quarry or mining workers are at significantly elevated risk of multiple, non-fatal injuries than construction, or other, workers. 29 India has numerous stone quarries that cater to the growing domestic and international construction industry. India is a leading exporter to the EU and to other countries, of granite, sandstone, marble, and other ...

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

risks of occupational exposure to silica dust by stone quarry workers in Ghana. In all, 30 stone quarries were visited in the five regions for data collection from May 2018 to February 2019. A total of 600 ques-tionnaires were administered to 20 workers in each quarry site how-ever, 524 filled …

(PDF) Occupational hazards and safety measures among stone ...

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 ...

Correlates of Stone Quarry Workers'' Awareness of Work ...

2017-5-1 · Majority of the workers were aged 21–40 years (Quarry) and 31–40 years (stone processing plant). Most of these presently work as laborers. Being a private enterprise, though regulated by the Federal Ministry of Mines and Steel, the private companies who employ these workers renew their contract on a monthly or quarterly basis and prefer ...

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

2016-6-8 · (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 …

(PDF) Correlates of Stone Quarry Workers'' Awareness of ...

of stone quarry workers'' awareness of work-related ocular health hazards and utilization of protective eye devices: Findings in southeastern Nigeria. Indian J Occup Environ Med 2017;21:51-5.

Air Quality in the Working Environment and Respiratory ...

2020-11-17 · stone quarry workers who were excluded comprised 15 women who were receiving either a steroid therapy or a bronchodilator-based treatment; 13 were involved in another study during the same period, and 9 declined to sign informed consent forms. Diagram showing the sampling process of study participants.

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

2020-10-5 · Stone quarry workers are at high risk of developing silica-related symptoms and diseases due to the cumulative effect of silica dust exposure, a finding that is supported by a large body of epidemiologic evidence. This study assessed the joint effect of work-post (distance to main dust source-crusher) and PPE usage on the likelihood of workers ...

(PDF) IMPACT OF DUST EXPOSURE AMONG STONE QUARRY WORKERS ...

Workers from the stone and quarry industry compensated for silicosis are at an increased risk of developing lung cancer. In order to reduce that risk, the exposure has to be lowered, with a peak ...

Stone Man monument is legacy of Rossendale''s quarry workers

2021-2-24 · A giant, stone landmark commemorating workers who used to be employed in the Rossendale Valley''s stone quarries is the culmination of a project first mooted in 2013. The brainchild of late former councillor Alderman Michael McShea, the recently erected Stone …

Awareness and Practices about Silicosis among the ...

2017-10-24 · About one-third (32.7%) of the sand stone quarry workers reported cough with breathlessness as the most important symptom of silicosis and this also increased with the literacy status of the respondents (22.3%) in illiterate to 73.9% in highly literate. Majority of …

among manual stone-quarrying workers

2020-9-30 · sample size of 202 quarry workers and 220 non-quarry workers. The questionnaires were used to ascertain the relationship between manual stone quarrying and dust inhalation and the occurrence of respiratory disease symptoms and dermatoses. The knowledge of the manual quarry workers about the health implications of their work was also assessed.

Ventilatory functions in stone quarry workers of Rajasthan ...

1999-10-1 · Ninety two stone quarry workers from nearby villages of Jodhpur town were, assessed for their lung functions which included measurement of Forced vital capacity (FVC), Forced expiratory volume in Ist second (FEV1), and Peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR).

Stone Workers'' Union Resources

2017-5-3 · Historical Research Relating to Labor. United Stone and Allied Products Workers of America – Gaston LeBlanc Collection, 1937-1970 (with United Stone and Allied Products Workers of America), University Library System (ULS), United Electrical Workers/Labor Collections, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.; American Federation of Labor (founded in 1886), presented on Wikipedia.

Writing Labour: Stone Quarry Workers In Delhi Mohammad …

Writing Labour: Stone Quarry Workers In Delhi Mohammad Talib, Endocrine Physiology Susan P. Porterfield, Electric And Oxy-acetylene Welding: An Instruction Book In Arc, Spot, Butt And Flash Electric Welding, Gas Welding And Cutting, Hand Forging And Welding, Thermit Welding, Brazing And Soldering, Harold P Manly, That Sweet Little Old Lady Mark Phillips

Luck Stone Co. quarry workers, Manassas, ia ...

Luck Stone Co. quarry workers, Manassas, ia Contributor Names Highsmith, Carol M., 1946-, photographer Created / Published [between 1980 and 2006] Subject Headings ...

Stone Workers'' Unions

Unorganized Sector in India Working and Living Conditions of Stone Quarry Workers, by Vijay Kumar Sodadas, Language: German, publisher: Saarbrücken VDM Verlag Dr. Müller 2011. Voice of the Union Cement, Lime, Gypsum and Allied Worker, by United Cement, Lime, and Gypsum Workers'' International Union, Journal, magazine : Periodical.