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Potential Environmental Impacts of Quarrying Stone in ...

quarries and environmental problems in karst has existed for nearly fi fty years, but is scarce. There are numerous arti-cles in the literature that describe envi-ronmental impacts on karst from human activities other than quarrying, but there are relatively few articles that speci fi-cally refer to impacts from quarrying.

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Impact of Stone Quarrying on the Environment and the ...

stone workers, quarry owners and the community. In contrast it was found that stone quarrying also contributes towards negative impacts to the community such as degradation of land and vegetation cover, and affects the health of the residents, for example muscle pain among many quarry workers, cough/asthma, eye problem and malaria.

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Stone quarries pose health and safety hazards to

Idlib – Iyad Abdel Jawad. Several residents of “Deir Hassan” camps in the northern countryside of Idlib have complained about the presence of stone quarries near their camps, which poses serious health risks. Stone quarries are spread widely in northwestern Syria’s mountain region. The main purpose of quarries is to produce construction ...

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Health And Safety In Quarrying Agg-Net

For individual quarry operations, as part of their risk-assessment programme under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations, 1999, health risks can be assessed subjectively. In order to be able to make an assessment of the risk of health hazards, the two major elements that need to be considered are (fig. 2):

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DUST POLLUTION AND ITS HEALTH RISKS AMONG ROCK

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 workers in Kajiado County, Kenya. The specific objectives of the study were to find out the chemical composition of the limestone, phonolite and

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Environment and Social Impacts of Stone Quarrying: South ...

The study were seek to investigate the impact of stone quarrying on the environment and societies. In this case, responses were sought from questionnaire, key informant interview and observation. 3.1. Social and Environmental Impact of Stone Quarrying Quarrying activity often have long-term social, and environmental impacts. Social challenges ...

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Health and safety at quarries - Safe Quarry

Health and Safety Health and safety at quarries Executive Page 9 of 104 Introduction 1 The Quarries Regulations 1999 are intended to protect the health and safety of people working at a quarry and others who may be affected by quarrying activities. They apply to

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Safe Quarry - A Guide for Quarry Workers

• risk of collapse of the sand or stone (substances that can cause an allergic face, • working on or near water, and • the use of explosives. Each of these activities involves a degree of risk. Health hazards Quarries are often noisy, dusty places and some of the work

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Environmental and social impacts of stone quarrying-a case ...

Stone quarrying continues to play major role in this process. However, the activity has caused serious environmental degradation and socio-economic conflicts in the study area. The major environmental and socio-economic problems related to quarrying revealed during this study include, landscape alteration, hill cutting affecting local ...

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Environment and Social Impacts of Stone Quarrying: South ...

The study were seek to investigate the impact of stone quarrying on the environment and societies. In this case, responses were sought from questionnaire, key informant interview and observation. 3.1. Social and Environmental Impact of Stone Quarrying Quarrying activity often have long-term social, and environmental impacts. Social challenges ...

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Health and safety at quarries - Safe Quarry

Health and Safety Health and safety at quarries Executive Page 9 of 104 Introduction 1 The Quarries Regulations 1999 are intended to protect the health and safety of people working at a quarry and others who may be affected by quarrying activities. They apply to

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ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH ENGINEERING, INC.

Environmental Health Engineering eheinc 5 Radon Exposures in a Granite Quarry RESULTS Literature Review Results Quarry Types and Dimensions: In general, mines are typically defined as either surface or sub-surface (underground) mines, as

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Abstract for oral presentation : addressing health risk of ...

The region is rich in granite reserves, and stone quarrying units employ a large number of unskilled and migrant rural workers. The research involves assessment of environmental quality, health risks, socioeconomic and political factors to ascertain differential contributions of multiple health determinants.

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Modelling human health vulnerability using different ...

Modelling human health vulnerability using different machine learning algorithms in stone quarrying and crushing areas of Dwarka river Basin, Eastern India ... Stone dust induced risk and vulnerability in the developing nations is very thought-provoking and therefore is necessary to address scientifically to manage it. ... The present study has ...

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Safe Quarry - A Guide for Quarry Workers

• risk of collapse of the sand or stone (substances that can cause an allergic face, • working on or near water, and • the use of explosives. Each of these activities involves a degree of risk. Health hazards Quarries are often noisy, dusty places and some of the work

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Effects of Quarry Activities on some Selected Communities ...

The suitability of the stone for quarrying depends on its quality, the possibility of cheap and ready conveyance to a large market; and its inclina-tion and depth below the surface. The two principal branches of the industry are the di-mension stone and crushed-stone quarrying. In the for-mer, blocks or sheets of stone, such as marble, are ex-

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Modelling human health vulnerability using different ...

Sep 15, 2020  Human health risk study caused by stone dust is not completely new issue. Several case studies at numerical scale are carried out by the scholars like Sheikh et al., 2011 , Ilahi et al., 2012 , Ukpong, 2012 , Zawilla et al., 2014 , Bezpalova and Lebedev, 2017 , Sairanen et al., 2018 , Sairanen and Rinne, 2019 but concentration on assessing the ...

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Environmental and social impacts of stone quarrying-a case ...

Stone quarrying continues to play major role in this process. However, the activity has caused serious environmental degradation and socio-economic conflicts in the study area. The major environmental and socio-economic problems related to quarrying revealed during this study include, landscape alteration, hill cutting affecting local ...

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Major ocular problems found among quarry workers and ...

the risk of contact of foreign particles into the eyes. There is high risk of ocular injuries and some studies 8,9 have attributed quarry work to having the

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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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HSE - Quarries - Silica

Silica. One of the health risks from working in the quarry industry is that of exposure to fine dust containing crystalline silica (otherwise known as quartz ). Quartz is found in almost all kinds of rock, sands, clays, shale and gravel. Workers exposed to fine dust containing quartz are at risk of developing a chronic and possibly severely ...

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The Hazards of Dust from a Pit/Quarry Operation ...

The Hazards of Dust from a Pit/Quarry Operation. “Dust or airborne particulate matter (PM) varies in size. Total Suspended Particulate (TSP) refers to dust less than 100 microns in diameter. Large particles tend to settle quickly, smaller more harmful particles can be carried great distances. Dust is produced from blasting, crushing ...

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Increasing risk of malarial incidence in stone quarry ...

Illegal, unsystematic and unscientific mining of quarries has led to the increasing risk of malarial incidences.The data from primary health centers and health survey carried out in the concerned villages revealed that the total number of malarial incidences reported are 209 in the year 1999, 256 in the year 2000, 345 in the year 2001, 395 in ...

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Increasing risk of malarial incidence in stone quarry ...

Illegal, unsystematic and unscientific mining of quarries has led to the increasing risk of malarial incidences.The data from primary health centers and health survey carried out in the concerned villages revealed that the total number of malarial incidences reported are 209 in the year 1999, 256 in the year 2000, 345 in the year 2001, 395 in ...

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Abstract for oral presentation : addressing health risk of ...

The region is rich in granite reserves, and stone quarrying units employ a large number of unskilled and migrant rural workers. The research involves assessment of environmental quality, health risks, socioeconomic and political factors to ascertain differential contributions of multiple health determinants.

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Modelling human health vulnerability using different ...

Sep 15, 2020  Human health risk study caused by stone dust is not completely new issue. Several case studies at numerical scale are carried out by the scholars like Sheikh et al., 2011 , Ilahi et al., 2012 , Ukpong, 2012 , Zawilla et al., 2014 , Bezpalova and Lebedev, 2017 , Sairanen et al., 2018 , Sairanen and Rinne, 2019 but concentration on assessing the ...

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Safe Quarry - A Guide for Quarry Workers

• risk of collapse of the sand or stone (substances that can cause an allergic face, • working on or near water, and • the use of explosives. Each of these activities involves a degree of risk. Health hazards Quarries are often noisy, dusty places and some of the work

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Effects of Quarry Activities on some Selected Communities ...

The suitability of the stone for quarrying depends on its quality, the possibility of cheap and ready conveyance to a large market; and its inclina-tion and depth below the surface. The two principal branches of the industry are the di-mension stone and crushed-stone quarrying. In the for-mer, blocks or sheets of stone, such as marble, are ex-

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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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INVESTIGATION OF THERMAL COMFORT CONDITIONS OF WORKERS ...

Key messages Stone quarry workers in a high-risk TB sub-region were infected at an 8.4% annual rate, and could have been infected in community public places such as bars.

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SAFE MAINTENANCE – QUARRYING SECTOR

were associated with moving conveyor belts. In the same period, stone crushers were associated with 8.6% of all confirmed accidents in the sector 11. Slips, trips and falls occur in almost all workplaces and quarries are no exception. Quarry workers are also at risk of

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Hazards in Quarrying – Protectus Health and Safety

There are many other regulations that apply to quarry work; these include The Work at Height Regulations 2005, Control of Noise at Work Regulations 2005, Confined Spaces Regulations 1997 and Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations 2002, among others. One of the main risks when working in a quarry involve the faces.

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The Hazards of Dust from a Pit/Quarry Operation ...

The Hazards of Dust from a Pit/Quarry Operation. “Dust or airborne particulate matter (PM) varies in size. Total Suspended Particulate (TSP) refers to dust less than 100 microns in diameter. Large particles tend to settle quickly, smaller more harmful particles can be carried great distances. Dust is produced from blasting, crushing ...

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

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

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World at work: Marble quarrying in Tuscany - A BMJ journal

marble quarrying. Job hazards and preventive measures for workers. Since the beginning of the Christian era, the Apuanian Alps between the provinces of Massa Carrara and Lucca in Tuscany, have been a centre for the excavation of white marble, venato and arabescato, and Cardoso stone. Marble is a metamorphic rock composed of calcium carbonate ...

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Dust Pollution and Its Health Risks among Rock Quarry ...

Corpus ID: 55039899. Dust Pollution and Its Health Risks among Rock Quarry Workers in Kajiado County, Kenya @inproceedings{Halwenge2015DustPA, title={Dust Pollution and Its Health Risks among Rock Quarry Workers in Kajiado County, Kenya}, author={Jennifer Atieno Halwenge}, year={2015} }

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HSE - Quarries - Risk assessment and risk management

Control Measures – any measure designed to reduce the risk of a hazard occurring. Risk assessment in legislation: Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations, 1992 (now 1999); Quarrying Regulations 1999, Health and Safety Document; Concept of risk assessment: Identifying hazard; Assessing associated risks; Controlling risks

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