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It was a personal questionnairebased study conducted among stone mine workers of Jodhpur and Nagaur district of Rajasthan India The study was conducted during October 2016 and was based on closeended questions related to silicosis awareness The study subjects n 305 were 30 years or more The questionnaire was divided into different sections demographic characteristics knowledge

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Life cycle impact assessment of artisanal sandstone mining
Life cycle impact assessment of artisanal sandstone mining

This study used life cycle assessment LCA tool to evaluate the overall impact of artisanal sandstone mining ASAM on the environment and human health The impact categories assessed in the study included resource depletion global warming ozone layer depletion and acidification

Awareness of workplace hazards and preventive measures
Awareness of workplace hazards and preventive measures

Awareness of workplace hazards and preventive measures among sandstone mineworkers in Rajasthan India A crosssectional study

Assessment of occupational injuries among Addis Ababa
Assessment of occupational injuries among Addis Ababa

Study design and setting This study employed a quantitative crosssectional study design The study was carried out in Addis Ababa capital city of Ethiopia The city has a total of 2738248 population with an area of 540 square kilometers 54000 hectares and it is subdivided in to ten subcities

IMPACT OF POORLY MAINTAINED WASTEWATER
IMPACT OF POORLY MAINTAINED WASTEWATER

across the case studies From the results it should be possible to obtain an overall picture on the primary causes that lead to the visible problems presented in the case studies The case studies discussed in this paper indicate that sewage discharges by some treatment plants in South Africa are a cause for concern

Journal of Environmental and Public Health  Hindawi
Journal of Environmental and Public Health Hindawi

Objective To assess the occupational health hazards faced by healthcare workers and the mitigation measures Methods We conducted a crosssectional study utilizing quantitative data collection methods among 200 respondents who worked in 8 major health facilities in Kampala Results Overall 500 of respondents reported experiencing an occupational health hazard

Occupational Health  View Article
Occupational Health View Article

Infectious pathogen hazard ­classification In South Africa the Hazardous Biological Agents HBAs Regulation13 emphasises the identification control and monitoring of the risk posed by biological agents bacteria viruses and parasites of occupational aetiology thus protecting workers health

Occupational Health and Safety in Southern Africa
Occupational Health and Safety in Southern Africa

Packard 1989 in a review of work related health in Africa describes a number of studies of pesticide and lead related morbidity accidents respiratory problems especially bysinnosis and asbestosis and respiratory illness in cement workers TDIbase foam workers grain mill workers and wood workers

201213 South African Health Review  Health Systems
201213 South African Health Review Health Systems

8 Addressing social determinants of health in South Africa the journey continues 77 Vera Scott Nikki Schaay Helen Schneider David Sanders 9 Towards a migrationaware health system in South Africa a strategic opportunity to address health inequity 89 Jo Vearey Moeketsi Modisenyane Jo HunterAdams HEAlTH SYSTEmS iSSuES miCRo 99

Health and Safety Guidelines for Waste Pickers in
Health and Safety Guidelines for Waste Pickers in

Section two describes the health and safety hazards faced by waste pickers of waste pickers is not simply an issue for South Sudan For example a World Bank study in Mexico City found that the average lifespan of a waste picker was 15 years less than the Health and Safety Guidelines for Waste Pickers Health and Safety Guidelines for

What are the leading causes of death among South
What are the leading causes of death among South

study was the quadruple burden of disease experienced in South Africa resulting from the combination of the pretransitional causes related to underdevelopment the emerging chronic diseases the injury burden and HIV AIDS This policy brief examines the causes of mortality among children in more detail What are the leading causes of death

Effects of health education on cigarette smoking habits of
Effects of health education on cigarette smoking habits of

The survey is aimed at evaluating the effect of health education intervention on cigarette smoking as well as on knowledge of health hazards resulting from it among the study population Methods The study was conducted in Colleges of Education in Kwara State North Central Nigeria

Precarious transition a mortality study of South African
Precarious transition a mortality study of South African

It has been belatedly recognised by the Southern African and international communities that the triple disease burden of silicosis HIV infection and tuberculosis among the very large population of miners and exminers in Southern Africa constitutes a public health disaster 1 2

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH HAZARDS ENCOUNTERED BY
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH HAZARDS ENCOUNTERED BY

A hazard is the potential to cause harm Harrington 2000 In this study a hazard is any risk that a nurse might be exposed to at Letsholathebe II Memorial Hospital that can cause temporary or permanent damage to a nurse‟s life Health hazard A health hazard

Effect of bedaquiline on mortality in South African
Effect of bedaquiline on mortality in South African

In our study we analysed survival from routinely reported data from the South African National Tuberculosis Programme to establish the hazard ratio HR for mortality for patients who received bedaquiline compared with patients who received regimens that did not include bedaquiline in public sector healthcare facilities in South Africa

Community health care workers’ risk perception of
Community health care workers’ risk perception of

The African Journal of Primary Health Family Medicine welcomes submissions that encourage scholarly exchange between family medicine and primary health care researchers and practitioners across Africa and the developing world whilst providing a contextual and holistic view of family medicine as practiced across the continent

Effects of health education on cigarette smoking habits of
Effects of health education on cigarette smoking habits of

The survey is aimed at evaluating the effect of health education intervention on cigarette smoking as well as on knowledge of health hazards resulting from it among the study population Methods The study was conducted in Colleges of Education in Kwara State North Central Nigeria

Determinants of health insurance ownership among South
Determinants of health insurance ownership among South

The data for empirical analysis were taken from the 1994 South African National Health Inequalities Survey a household survey of a randomly selected sample of the South African population between the ages of 16 and 64 years 10 The full sample was 3796 persons out of which 3489 were women

WOMEN and OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH
WOMEN and OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH

available they may offer clues to potential occupational health hazards among women However in most third world countries mortality statistics alone offer an indirect and fragmentary indication of health status The limitations of mortality as an indicator of occupational health risk are well known There

High prevalence and incidence of sexually transmitted
High prevalence and incidence of sexually transmitted

Sep 15 2014 · South Africa SA is at the epicenter of the human immunodeficiency virus HIV epidemic and other sexually transmitted infections STIs continue to be endemic 1–3 STIs have been associated with pelvic inflammatory disease adverse pregnancy outcomes cervical cancer infertility and multiple reproductive tract sequelae 4

201213 South African Health Review  Health Systems
201213 South African Health Review Health Systems

8 Addressing social determinants of health in South Africa the journey continues 77 Vera Scott Nikki Schaay Helen Schneider David Sanders 9 Towards a migrationaware health system in South Africa a strategic opportunity to address health inequity 89 Jo Vearey Moeketsi Modisenyane Jo HunterAdams HEAlTH SYSTEmS iSSuES miCRo 99

Health and Safety Guidelines for Waste Pickers in
Health and Safety Guidelines for Waste Pickers in

Health and Safety Guidelines for Waste Pickers Republic of South Sudan 11 maintained as they can last for more than a year However there may be considerable reluctance on the part of some waste pickers to use protective masks because they can be uncomfortable and

Cancer Risks among Welders and Occasional   ScienceDirect
Cancer Risks among Welders and Occasional ScienceDirect

The 16 excess risk of lung cancer observed among welders in this study is lower than previously reported a large metaanalysis of 60 studies reported a 26 excess risk and a pooled case–control study Kendzia et al found odds ratios of 169 and 127 among welders and

Healthcare workers’ perspectives on workplace safety
Healthcare workers’ perspectives on workplace safety

May 30 2013 · Drugresistant tuberculosis TB is an occupational hazard for healthcare workers HCWs in South Africa We undertook this qualitative study to contextualize epidemiological findings suggesting that HCWs’ elevated risk of drugresistant TB is related to workplace exposure

What are the leading causes of death among South
What are the leading causes of death among South

study was the quadruple burden of disease experienced in South Africa resulting from the combination of the pretransitional causes related to underdevelopment the emerging chronic diseases the injury burden and HIV AIDS This policy brief examines the causes of mortality among children in more detail What are the leading causes of death

DOC ERGONOMICS AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH HAZARDS
DOC ERGONOMICS AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH HAZARDS

Workrelated ailments that emanate from ergonomic hazards among workers especially teachers in our academic institutions in the countries have been neglected and this is posing certain health impacts on the teachers in the teaching profession In

Assessment of medical waste management in seven hospitals
Assessment of medical waste management in seven hospitals

Mar 15 2016 · Assessment of medical waste management in seven hospitals in Lagos Nigeria is an increasing significant health hazards and environmental pollutionhazards due to the infectious nature and unpleasant smell of the waste 5 Medical waste management at Tyberberg hospital in the western cape South Africa 2007 Google Scholar 3

Silicosis prevalence and exposureresponse relations in
Silicosis prevalence and exposureresponse relations in

Aims To measure the prevalence of silicosis among black migrant contract workers on a South African goldmine and to investigate exposureresponse relations with silica dust Methods In a cross sectional study 520 black goldminers aged 37 years were interviewed and had chest radiographs taken

9 Occupational and Environmental Health  In Her Lifetime
9 Occupational and Environmental Health In Her Lifetime

Occupational and environmental health viewed through the prism of female health in SubSaharan Africa presents a challenging task of inference from what is known about social economic political labor and gender relations and the environmental health hazards typical of the region

Preexposure Prophylaxis for HIV Infection among African
Preexposure Prophylaxis for HIV Infection among African

Preexposure Prophylaxis for HIV Infection among African Women Less than 40 of the HIVuninfected women in the TDF–FTC group had evidence of recent pill use at visits that were matched to the HIVinfection window for women with seroconversion The study was stopped early on April 18 2011 because of lack of efficacy

Top 8 risks in the healthcare industry in South Africa
Top 8 risks in the healthcare industry in South Africa

Top 8 risks in the healthcare industry in South Africa Part 2 Good reasons why your company should implement business continuity management – Part 2 Leave a

South Africa  Asbestos Use Mining Exposure  Mesothelioma
South Africa Asbestos Use Mining Exposure Mesothelioma

South Africa reports approximately 200 cases of mesothelioma per year One 2002 study cites that more than 2700 South Africans have died of mesothelioma and researchers believe the cancer is vastly underreported Nearly 30 percent of mesothelioma cases in South Africa are tied to environmental exposure most commonly in the Northern Cape area

DOC ERGONOMICS AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH HAZARDS
DOC ERGONOMICS AND OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH HAZARDS

Workrelated ailments that emanate from ergonomic hazards among workers especially teachers in our academic institutions in the countries have been neglected and this is posing certain health impacts on the teachers in the teaching profession In

The Role of Illumination in Reducing Risk to Health and
The Role of Illumination in Reducing Risk to Health and

Health and Safety in South African Gold and Platinum Mines GAP 804 i both within South Africa and internationally and refer to a study in the former USSR where following the introduction of fluorescent lighting on a coal face production increased by 35 per cent and the number of accidents diminished by 40 per cent Both Trotter

OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH  SAFETY MANAGEMENT
OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH SAFETY MANAGEMENT

To address occupational health and safety a business should identify the workplace hazards see Appendix page 10 A hazard refers to a circumstance that has the potential to cause harm It may indicate a physical situation or it may indicate the omission of necessary preventative measures

Health Hazards of Mining and Quarrying
Health Hazards of Mining and Quarrying

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 humanimmunodeficiency virus HIV Miners’ exposure varies with the job its proximity to the source of hazards and the effectiveness of hazard control methods

Aon Bursaries in South Africa 2020  World Scholarship Forum
Aon Bursaries in South Africa 2020 World Scholarship Forum

Oct 21 2019 · Aon in South Africa currently has over 800 staff members who operate in 8 provinces within 13 local offices Aon South Africa is among those states top providers of hazard consulting employee benefit providers insurance broking and reinsurance broking such as business private and employees insurance

Occupational safety and health  Wikipedia
Occupational safety and health Wikipedia

South Africa The main statutory legislation on Health and Safety in the jurisdiction of the Department of Labour is Act No 85 of 1993 Occupational Health and Safety Act as amended by Occupational Health and Safety Amendment Act No 181 Of 1993

Assessment of knowledge attitudes and practices toward
Assessment of knowledge attitudes and practices toward

Aug 19 2016 · Hepatitis B virus HBV infection in the health setting is a global public health problem The risk of occupational exposure to HBV among health care workers is a major concern especially among students in health professions In Ethiopia very little is known about the knowledge attitude and practices KAP of trainees in the health professions towards occupational risk of HBV

Environment and health in South Africa Gains losses and
Environment and health in South Africa Gains losses and

Introduction South Africa is described as having a quadruple burden of disease communicable noncommunicable perinatal and maternal and injuryrelated disorders 3 environmental factors potentially play a role in each of these This commentary highlights

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