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    Health problems of gold miners who ed underground include decreased life expectancy; increased frequency of cancer of the trachea, bronchus, lung, stomach, and liver; increased frequency of pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB), silicosis, and pleural diseases; increased frequency of insect-borne diseases, such as malaria and dengue fever; noise-induced hearing loss; increased prevalence of certain

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    Sep 01, 2003· Health problems of gold miners who ed underground include decreased life expectancy; increased frequency of cancer of the trachea, bronchus, lung, stomach, and liver; increased frequency of pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB), silicosis, and pleural diseases; increased frequency of insect-borne diseases, such as malaria and dengue fever; noise-induced hearing loss; increased prevalence

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  • Health Risks of Gold Miners: A Synoptic Review

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  • Health Effects Of Mining TheWorldCounts

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  • FACT SHEET JULY 2018 SAFETY IN GOLD MINING

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  • Gold Mining: The Risks Gold News

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  • Health Hazards of Mining and Quarrying ILO Encyclopaedia

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  • Specific and Non-Specific Hazards in Underground Mines

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  • A new shine to gold: Reducing health hazards of artisanal

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  • Health Risks of Gold Miners: A Synoptic Review SpringerLink

    Health problems of gold miners who ed underground include decreased life expectancy; increased frequency of cancer of the trachea, bronchus, lung, stomach, and liver; increased frequency of pulmonary tuberculosis (PTB), silicosis, and pleural diseases; increased frequency of insect-borne diseases, such as malaria and dengue fever; noise-induced hearing loss; increased prevalence of certain

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  • Environmental and human health risks of arsenic in gold

    Oct 01, 2020· Knowledge of arsenic (As) levels in gold (Au) mining areas in the Amazon is critical for determining environmental risks and the health of the local population, mainly because this region has the largest mineral potential in Brazil and one of the largest in the world.

  • Gold mining industry's effects on health of mineers

    Health and safety company Boletshe Trading Enterprise, a 100% black-owned outfit, states that the gold mining industry may cause health hazards for mineers and its surrounding communities, as a result of the short-term effects of gold mining exposure. Boletshe Trading Enterprise principal occuptional hygienist Mohani Jan Mepha tells Mining Weekly that short-term exposure is likely to

  • Gold Mining: The Risks Gold News

    Aug 17, 2012· A look at the rising costs of gold and silver mining companies –particularly Gold Mining companies—shows that they've climbed too fast. In 2005 when the Gold P was close to $300 the mines were profitable. Today in South Africa costs are shooting past $1,000 an ounce.

  • Hazards identified and the need for health risk assessment

    Nov 26, 2015· The South African government is committed to controlling the hazards of mining. However, there are a number of issues concerning management of the hazards and risks in South African mines. Health and safety in mines in South Africa is regulated by the Mine Health and Safety Act 29 of 1996 and the Mine Health and Safety Act regulations.

  • Risks and opportunities for mining

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  • Environmental and occupational health hazards associated

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