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researches on health problems of coal mining

CDC - Mining Topic - Respiratory Diseases - NIOSH

May 19, 2021  The Respiratory Health Division of NIOSH manages the Coal Workers’ Health Surveillance Program (CWHSP). This program provides coal miners an opportunity to have a chest x-ray about every five years throughout their careers. Since 1970, NIOSH has compiled data on the prevalence of CWP in underground coal miners. The attached figure shows a ...

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The Public Health Conundrum of Coal Mining Annals of the ...

Sep 14, 2017  The extraction, transportation, and burning of coal also results in substantial harm to the environment and public health—costs that do not show up in the price of electricity from coal-fired power plants ().Surface mining, particularly utilizing mountaintop removal mining methods common in central Appalachia, results in water contamination, deforestation, increased flooding, loss of ...

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Engulfed in a Toxic Cloud: The Effects of Coal Mining On ...

Feb 01, 2012  The continued growth of coal mining has left communities with pervasive and irreparable damage. Until recently, however, the effects of coal on human health have been largely ignored and mining has continued without many appeals for improvement. In both the United States and China, industrial achievements have created a legacy of pollution that is taking a major toll on human health.

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Respiratory Diseases Caused by Coal Mine Dust

Coal is an important global commodity and will remain so for the foreseeable future. Thus, mining of coal will also remain important. Despite improvements in exposure assessment and ventilation controls and the existence of protective government regulations, coal miners are still at risk for respiratory diseases caused by coal mine dust and their associated morbidity and mortality.

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Coal Mining Environment and Health Problems: A Case of MCL ...

The major objectives of this paper include to explicate the coal mining caused negative externalities and health problems, to study the dynamics of social amenities and health status during pre-and post-displaced period, to assess health situation and health perception and to critically reflects upon mining caused illness, sickness and diseases ...

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The effects of coal mining on health in Appalachia ...

Environmental Contaminants Associated With Coal Mining The negative health effects of coal mining in Appalachia are wide-ranging and extensively documented. Many health effects can be directly correlated with toxic agents released into the soil, air, and groundwater by mining activity, but are also related to the social

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Engulfed in a Toxic Cloud: The Effects of Coal Mining On ...

Feb 01, 2012  The continued growth of coal mining has left communities with pervasive and irreparable damage. Until recently, however, the effects of coal on human health have been largely ignored and mining has continued without many appeals for improvement. In both the United States and China, industrial achievements have created a legacy of pollution that is taking a major toll on human health.

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A CHINA ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH PROJECT RESEARCH

mechanized excavation and investments in scientific research and miner training are quite low. [7] ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH PROBLEMS FROM COAL MINING Small coalmines—80 percent of the total—are the major source of the environment, safety, and public health problems in China’s coal-mining industry. Besides air pollution,

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As Coal Mining Declines, Community Mental Health Problems ...

Aug 15, 2016  As an immunologist, I reviewed the research literature for specific effects of mountaintop removal mining on the immune system. I did not identify any pertinent information. However, I did find plenty of clues suggesting that health and mental health issues will pose enormous challenges to the affected coal communities, and will linger for decades.

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6 Emerging Issues in Mining Safety and Health Mining ...

Suggested Citation:"6 Emerging Issues in Mining Safety and Health." National Research Council and Institute of Medicine. 2007. Mining Safety and Health Research at NIOSH: Reviews of Research Programs of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/11850.

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Occupational Safety and Health in Mining

Safety and health in mining in Canada; ... She is also involved in research on health in the public sector. This involves studying the effect of work exposures, life style factors, social factors and work satisfaction on ... coal mining, metal ore mining, non- metallic mineral mining and quarrying, oil and gas extraction, and support activities ...

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Help-seeking for mental health problems by employees in ...

Sep 21, 2016  The current study examined help-seeking behavior for mental health problems of employees in the mining industry. The research involved a paper-based survey completed by a cross-section of employees from eight coalmine sites. The research aimed to investigate the frequency of contact with professional and non-professional sources of support, and to determine the socio

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Negative Effects of Coal Mining - TheWorldCounts

The effects of mining coal on the environment. There are 2 ways to mine coal – Strip Mining and Underground Mining – both ways have their own impact to the environment and health. We know it but coal is such a cheap energy source that we don’t want to let go of it. The negative effects of coal mining cannot be disputed:

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4 Coal Mining and Processing Coal: Research and ...

There are no longer organizations such as Bituminous Coal Research, Inc. (BCR) that used to work on coal mining and coal preparation issues. Instead, industry’s emphasis is on improvements to existing technologies—the remarkable increases of mining productivity since the mid-1970s ( Figure 4.4 ) are a testimony to the development and ...

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(PDF) Impact of Coal Mining on Environment

Aug 26, 2021  Coal mining adversely affects the eco-system as a whole. On the unstable earth, the un-resting mankind constantly uses a variety of resources for daily lives.

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Douglas F. Scott Spokane Research Laboratory, National ...

mining industry are scarce, and information on rates and costs is not readily available. Substantial amounts of research are being directed to addressing these issues, including work at the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health’s (NIOSH) mining health and

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The public health impacts of surface coal mining ...

Dec 01, 2015  Research conducted prior to Mr. Goodell’s publication includes a large body of evidence on the occupational health risks of coal mining. A few of those studies were cited above. The current review will not attempt to summarize that literature, but rather points to it only to illustrate that harmful consequences of exposure to mining activity ...

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The impact of coal mining on the environment and community ...

The impact of coal mining on the environment and community quality of life: a case study investigation of the impacts and conflicts associated with coal mining in the Mpumalanga Province, South Africa. (Thesis). University of Cape Town ,Faculty of Engineering the Built Environment ,Department of Chemical Engineering.

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The Horrifying Health Effects of Mining - Alternet.org

Apr 02, 2014  In recent years, research has drawn new links between coal mining and health problems in the areas where that mining takes place. In response, local groups are working to support further research ...

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CDC - Mining Topic - Respiratory Diseases - NIOSH

May 19, 2021  The Respiratory Health Division of NIOSH manages the Coal Workers’ Health Surveillance Program (CWHSP). This program provides coal miners an opportunity to have a chest x-ray about every five years throughout their careers. Since 1970, NIOSH has compiled data on the prevalence of CWP in underground coal miners. The attached figure shows a ...

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STUDY OF THE HEALTH EFFECTS OF COAL MINING ON

STUDY OF THE HEALTH EFFECTS OF COAL MINING ON COAL MINE WORKERS OF BALUCHISTAN ... posed numerous waterborne health problems 2. MATERIAL AND METHODS It describes the procedure adopted for the conduct of research work in the field, collection of data, experimental material used in the field, study area, Medical and Laboratory services and ...

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Health Disparities of Coal Miners and Coal Mining

mine explosion, Congress passed the Federal Coal Mine Safety Act of 1952, allowing mines to be cited for safety violations. However, no monetary punishments were ap­ plied for serious unresolved safety issues, and cited mines were not closed (Moussa, 2(07). In 1969, the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act (Coal Act) was passed (USDL, n.d.b).

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Engulfed in a Toxic Cloud: The Effects of Coal Mining On ...

Feb 01, 2012  Feb 01, 2012  The continued growth of coal mining has left communities with pervasive and irreparable damage. Until recently, however, the effects of coal on human health have been largely ignored and mining has continued without many appeals for improvement. In both the United States and China, industrial achievements have created a legacy of pollution that is taking a major toll on human health

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Respiratory Diseases Caused by Coal Mine Dust

Coal is an important global commodity and will remain so for the foreseeable future. Thus, mining of coal will also remain important. Despite improvements in exposure assessment and ventilation controls and the existence of protective government regulations, coal miners are still at risk for respiratory diseases caused by coal mine dust and their associated morbidity and mortality.

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Chronic Illness Linked To Coal-mining Pollution, Study ...

Mar 27, 2008  Mar 27, 2008  Pollution from coal mining may have a negative impact on public health in mining communities. "Residents of coal-mining communities have long complained of impaired health," and researchers say ...

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The Health and Environmental Impact of Coal Mining in ...

Health and Environmental Impact of Coal Mining in Chhattisgarh‘s research team includes: Ms Rinchin, a writer, an environmentalist and a researcher who has played a significant role in conducting this study into the Health impact of coal mining in Chhattisgarh. Dr Prabir Chatterjee, a medical doctor and community health specialist, trained in Christian Medical

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4 Coal Mining and Processing Coal: Research and ...

There are no longer organizations such as Bituminous Coal Research, Inc. (BCR) that used to work on coal mining and coal preparation issues. Instead, industry’s emphasis is on improvements to existing technologies—the remarkable increases of mining productivity since the mid-1970s ( Figure 4.4 ) are a testimony to the development and ...

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Occupational Safety and Health in Mining

Safety and health in mining in Canada; ... She is also involved in research on health in the public sector. This involves studying the effect of work exposures, life style factors, social factors and work satisfaction on ... coal mining, metal ore mining, non- metallic mineral mining and quarrying, oil and gas extraction, and support activities ...

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6 Emerging Issues in Mining Safety and Health Mining ...

Suggested Citation:"6 Emerging Issues in Mining Safety and Health." National Research Council and Institute of Medicine. 2007. Mining Safety and Health Research at NIOSH: Reviews of Research Programs of the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health. Washington, DC: The National Academies Press. doi: 10.17226/11850.

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Human health and environmental impacts of coal combustion ...

Jan 01, 2018  Jan 01, 2018  Coal combustion and CO x (CO 2 CO) impacts on environment and health. Coal is an important source of energy around the world—approximately 41% of the world's electricity is generated from outdoor coal combustion (Nataly Echevarria Huaman and Xiu, Jun. 2014). However, indoor coal combustion is only used for domestic energy purposes.

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Coal Mine Safety Achievements in the USA and the ...

The safety statistics demonstrate that coal mining, and particularly underground coal mining poses the greatest challenge in terms of worker safety. The research program at the NIOSH Pittsburgh Research Laboratory has been geared to address coal mining related issues, being located within the eastern U.S. coal fields and having a historical tie ...

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The public health impacts of surface coal mining ...

Dec 01, 2015  Dec 01, 2015  Research conducted prior to Mr. Goodell’s publication includes a large body of evidence on the occupational health risks of coal mining. A few of those studies were cited above. The current review will not attempt to summarize that literature, but rather points to it only to illustrate that harmful consequences of exposure to mining activity ...

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Joint statement on the health effects of coal in Australia ...

Coal mining and burning coal for electricity emits toxic and carcinogenic substances into our air, water and land. Coal pollution is linked to the development of potentially fatal diseases and studies show severe health impacts on miners, workers and local communities.

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