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COMMUNITY HEALTH IMPACTS OF COAL MINING

For workers in the US, the coal mining industry is a leading cause of fatal injuries.5,6 The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health reported that the fatality rate for coal mining in 2021 was 49.5 per 100,000 workers, more than 11 times

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Work

Introduction. Occupational skin diseases are among the top three registered occupational diseases in Europe .Exposure to chemical, physical, biological risk factors can lead to different skin diseases, though several individual (genetic) factors influence the outcome too. The majority is caused by wet work, workplace exposure to chemicals and high ultraviolet radiation from the sun.

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Sand Mining and Transport: Potential Health Effects

•Sand mining operations present complicated issues that state agencies and local communities must deal with •We hope to answer some key questions related to ambient air exposures –PM 4 / respirable crystalline silica –PM 2.5 / PM 10 29

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Emerging Geoenvironmental Issues Related to Proposed

We are studying environmental issues related to mining, and potential mining, in the Great Lakes region, continuing the study of characterizing baseline geochemistry of several watersheds in Minnesota and Michigan, examining the potential for aquatic toxicity from metals, and examining the acid-neutralizing and acid-generating potentials of mine waste, and the environmental, and possible human

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Interstitial Lung Diseases

Jul 29, 2021Coal Mining-Related Respiratory Diseases (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health) Farmer's Lung: Causes and Symptoms of Mold and Dust Induced Respiratory Illness (Virginia Cooperative Extension) Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute) Idiopathic Interstitial Pneumonias (MerckCo., Inc.) Also in

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HealthData.gov

Welcome to HealthData.gov. This site is dedicated to making high value health data more accessible to entrepreneurs, researchers, and policy makers in the hopes of better health outcomes for all. HHS COVID-19 Datasets. Recent Datasets.

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China Wrestles with the Toxic Aftermath of Rare Earth Mining

Jul 02, 2021Beginning in the 1990s, rare earth mining took off in this region, located in Southeast China about 300 miles north of Hong Kong. As China began to produce more smartphones, wind turbines, electric vehicles, and other high-tech products requiring rare earth elements, the mining intensified. But the removal of these elements from the earth's

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(PDF) Present Status of Asbestos Mining and Related Health

The mining and milling and other related processes expose the people to cancer and related diseases. Women are more affected by their exposure in processing unit compared to male who are generally

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The Southern Africa TB in the Mining Sector Initiative

Tuberculosis (TB) is a significant problem in the mining industry in Southern Africa. In South Africa alone, TB rates within the mining workforce are estimated at 2,500-3,000 cases per 100,000 individuals. This incidence is 10 times the WHO threshold for a health emergency, and is

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Effects Of Mining on the Environment and Human Health

Common health threats posed by coal mining: Pneumoconiosis, aka black lung disease or CWP, is caused when miners breathe in coal dust and carbon, which harden the lungs. Estimates show that 1,200 people in the US still die from black lung disease annually. The situation in developing countries is even worse.

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Data Mining

Aug 13, 2021Mining large collections of data can give big companies insight into where you shop, the products you buy and even your health. Just about everyone leaves a big enough data footprint worth mining. Business analysts predict that by 2021, there will be 5,200 gigabytes of information on every person on the planet, according to online learning

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Health Impacts of Mountaintop Removal Coal Mining

• "Health-Related Quality of Life Among Central Appalachian Residents in Mountaintop Mining Counties." American Journal of Public Health. May 2021. Keith J. Zullig and Michael Hendryx. • "The Association between Mountaintop Mining and Birth Defects among Live Births in Central Appalachia, 1996–2021." Environmental Research. May 2021.

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Mining Social Media Data for Biomedical Signals and Health

Social media data have been increasingly used to study biomedical and health-related phenomena. From cohort-level discussions of a condition to population-level analyses of sentiment, social media have provided scientists with unprecedented amounts of data to study human behavior associated with a variety of health conditions and medical treatments. Here we review recent work in mining social

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Guidebook for Evaluating Mining Project EIAs

mining EIAs, identify flaws in mining project plans, and explore ways that mining companies can reduce the public health hazards associated with mining. CHAPTER 1, Overview of Mining and its Impacts, provides an overview of large-scale metal mining practices and how these practices can harm the environment and public health.

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Preventing Back Injuries in Health Care Settings

Sep 22, 2021Preventing Back Injuries in Health Care Settings. Healthcare workers often experience musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) at a rate exceeding that of workers in construction, mining, and manufacturing. 1 These injuries are due in large part to repeated manual patient handling activities, often involving heavy manual lifting associated with

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Top 8 Respiratory Illnesses and Diseases

Apr 01, 2021Additional Illness – COVID-19. The illnesses listed above have all withstood the test of time. COVID-19 is new, meaning we're still learning about it. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), COVID-19 is a respiratory illness that belongs to a large family of viruses called coronaviruses. This type of virus infects

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3 Asbestos

Jan 01, 2021Given that the latency periods of asbestos-related diseases can be years or decades, it is no surprise workers and retired workers are being diagnosed today. Have you been diagnosed with one of these three asbestos-related diseases? Mesothelioma. Mesothelioma is rare cancer caused by exposure to asbestos fibers. Cancer can develop in the lungs

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Mining electronic health records: towards better research

May 02, 2021As EHRs and EHR-related data mining is meant to reduce the overall cost of health care long-term (and increase the quality of life), this is obviously an incongruity.

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Miners Face Health Risks, Even on Good Days

Aug 26, 2021Listed as the most dangerous industry for workers until 2021, mining is now outranked by industrial fishing, roofing and aircraft-related occupations, among others, according to the U.S. Bureau of

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Improving Occupational Safety and Health in the

May 31, 2021Improving Occupational Safety and Health in the Construction and Mining Industries. With nearly 126 million full-time U.S. workers at risk of occupational illness and injury, it is critical to prioritize our research efforts to address the most important issues. One approach used by NIOSH and its partners to establish priorities is to consider

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A Study of Occupational Health and Safety Related

develop and implement Occupational Health and Safety policy in Industries that reduces accident risk to very low level. In the proposed research paper, 160 studies have been referred and 40 studies have been reviewed, on the theme of Occupational Health and Safety related practices in Mining Companies. Towards the end, a synthesis of reviewed

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Applications of data mining in health and pharmaceutical

Abstract— The Data mining is gradually becoming an integral and essential part of health and pharmaceutical industry. Data mining techniques Data mining techniques are being regularly used to assess efficacy of treatment, management of ailments, and also in various stages of drug discovery and process re-

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For The Navajo Nation, Uranium Mining's Deadly Legacy

Apr 10, 2021Uranium mining on Navajo lands ended in 1986, but the tribe is still suffering profound health effects. The government started cleanup only recently; many of the polluters have gone out of business.

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16 Data Mining Projects IdeasTopics For Beginners [2021

Jan 03, 2021For instance, in a disease or illness-related study, data on missing a medical treatment can be more useful than data on attending a medical procedure. But to the present day, NSP mining

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Work HealthSafety in the Mining Industry

Aug 05, 2021Work health and safety also extends beyond mere physical health; plans should take into consideration emotional, psychological and social health. Work health and safety officers in Australia need to consider work-related illnesses (like heart and lung disease associated with mining), and company directors and managers up to date on the acts and

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(PDF) ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACT OF MINING ON

37 Full PDFs related to this paper. Read Paper. ENVIRONMENTAL AND HEALTH IMPACT OF MINING ON SURROUNDING COMMUNITIES: A CASE STUDY OF ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI IN OBUASI.

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South African Mining and Asbestos

In the 1980s, the true effects of 100 years of asbestos mining in South Africa became apparent, as thousands of former miners and those who lived in the mining communities developed asbestos-related d

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2021 Summary of U.S. Agricultural Confined Space

agricultural confined space-related incidents. • The number of agricultural confined space-related fatalities documented exceeded the number of mining-related fatalities in 2021 (39 versus 24). This report was made possible by support from Purdue University's Agricultural Safety and Health Program and the Grain Journal.

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MINE SAFETY TRAINING HANDBOOK

In 1978, the year the Mine Safety and Health Admin-istration was established, 242 miners died in mining accidents. In 2021 the number of deaths had dropped to 36. Training the people who work in the mining industry – and retraining annually – helps reduce deaths, injuries and illnesses. – Mine Safety and Health

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Data Mining at FDA

Data mining of other sources, such as medical literature, electronic health records and social media, shares many of the challenges related to safety reports data.

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