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Compensation Of Occupational Asthma In South African Gold Mines

Compensation Of Occupational Asthma In South African Gold Mines

compensation of occupational asthma in south african gold mines Jan a total of more cases were reported by gold mines from cases to while platinum mines showed a decrease from seven cases to three cases two cases were reported by coal mines when compared to one case in occupational

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  • compensation of occupational asthma in south african gold

    compensation of occupational asthma in south african gold

    compensation of occupational asthma in south african gold mines Jan a total of more cases were reported by gold mines from cases to while platinum mines showed a decrease from seven cases to three cases two cases were reported by coal mines when compared to one case in occupational

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  • Home Occupational Health Process in the South African

    Home Occupational Health Process in the South African

    Integration of Compensation Summit 200 delegates January 2016 First multistakeholder workshop on integration of compensation systems October 2015 Underground visit for media to see dust prevention in action September 2015 Inception of joint Steering Committee with MBOD and CCOD December 2014 Meetings with claimants attorneys get underway March

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  • Occupational lung disease in the South African mining

    Occupational lung disease in the South African mining

    South African miners face an epidemic of occupational lung diseases Despite a plethora of research on the mining industry and the gold mining industry in particular research impact including disease surveillance on policy implementation and occupational health systems performance lags We describe the gold mining environment and research on silicosis tuberculosis HIV and AIDS and compensation for occupational

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  • Occupational lung disease in the South African mining

    Occupational lung disease in the South African mining

    Jul 06 2011 Trapido et al63 estimated the unpaid occupational lung disease compensation for gold miners to be 10 billion South African rands US14 billion 1R7 in 1996 closer to 20 billion rands US29 billion today Even in poor countries investments in compensation systems should bring greater returns in reduced disease burdens and their attendant costs to the public health system provided

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  • Occupational lung disease in the South African mining

    Occupational lung disease in the South African mining

    South African miners face an epidemic of occupational lung diseases Despite a plethora of research on the mining industry and the gold mining industry in particular research impact including disease surveillance on policy implementation and occupational health systems performance lags

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  • Compensation framework Occupational Health Process in

    Compensation framework Occupational Health Process in

    Most mineworkers in South Africa are covered by ODMWA for occupational lung diseases based on a statedetermined assessment of whether or not a mine is controlled Mining companies contribute certain amounts to an ODMWAbased compensation fund

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  • Compensation Systems For Occupational Diseases NICD

    Compensation Systems For Occupational Diseases NICD

    Oct 21 2010 The Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act is over 100 years old and was last amended in 1994 The Act provides compensation for occupational lung diseases in miners and exminers only It is administered by the Medical Bureau for Occupational Disease MBOD which falls under the Department of Health Chief Directorate Non Communicable Diseases

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  • Compensation Systems For Occupational Diseases NICD

    Compensation Systems For Occupational Diseases NICD

    Oct 21 2010 There are two compensation systems in South Africa which are governed by two different statutes the Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act COIDA of 1993 and the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act ODMWA These acts differ in their administration and benefits provided 1 Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act ODMWA The

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  • Handarm vibration syndrome in South African gold

    Handarm vibration syndrome in South African gold

    Rock drills have been used in South African goldmines since 1907 and are associated with high vibration magnitudes averaging between 24 and 31 ms 2 6 7 These levels are five to six times higher than the European Union exposure limit value of 5 ms 2 and 15 min of exposure per day would therefore exceed the recommended daily exposure

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  • Occupational health in the chemical industry

    Occupational health in the chemical industry

    In the main it is an upstream sector to the mining manufacturing and agricultural industries Common causes of occupational asthma in South Africa National history of immunologic occupational asthma rhinitis Lemiere and Vandenplas 2017 Workers compensation system needs to place a high priority on prevention

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  • Commentary Occupational lung disease in the South

    Commentary Occupational lung disease in the South

    about by compensation payments and hence increased levies on mines Trapido et al63 estimated the unpaid occupational lung disease compensation for gold miners to be 10 billion South African rands

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  • Tackling injustices of occupational lung disease acquired

    Tackling injustices of occupational lung disease acquired

    Jun 28 2018 South Africas mineral resources have produced and continue to produce enormous economic wealth yet decades of colonialism apartheid capital flight and challenges in the neoliberal postapartheid era have resulted in high rates of occupational lung disease and low rates of compensation for exminers and their families Given growing advocacy and activism of current and former mine

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  • Occupational Asthma Reference Variation in incidences of

    Occupational Asthma Reference Variation in incidences of

    Occupational Asthma Reference Kleinschmidt I Churchyard G Variation in incidences of tuberculosis in subgroups of South African gold miners Occup Environ Med 199754636641 Keywords epidemiology incidence tuberculosis TB gold miner miner mine South Africa Africa silicosis hiv Known Authors If you would like to become a known

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  • Justice for Southern African Gold Miners ACTSA

    Justice for Southern African Gold Miners ACTSA

    Justice for Southern African Gold Miners Thousands of exgold mineworkers in South Africa are suffering from silicosis They have been denied the medical screening compensation healthcare and support they need and deserve From 2012 to 2019 we called on the companies that made their fortunes from apartheid gold to address this injustice

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  • Counting the Cost Gold Mining and Occupational Disease in

    Counting the Cost Gold Mining and Occupational Disease in

    Jan 22 2009 The Legal Adviser to the Chamber of Mines G E Barry remarked at the 1930 Silicosis Conference in Johannesburg that the compensation scheme imposed such a heavy cost on employers that some mines had been forced to close 16 H W Sampson Minister of Posts and Telegraphs told the delegates that compensation cost the gold mines almost one million pounds per year or 15 million pounds in the period from 1911 to 1929 17 If adequate compensation

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  • A Century of Miners Compensation in South Africa

    A Century of Miners Compensation in South Africa

    asbestos the emphasis here is on gold mining HISTORY The rst Act was succeeded by 18 further Acts the latest being the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act No 78 of 1973 ODMWA Republic of South Africa 1973a Racial differentiation in rights and benets was a feature of this legislative history McCulloch 2009

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  • Mining Health and Safety in South Africa The African

    Mining Health and Safety in South Africa The African

    Otherwise known as The Peoples Republic of South Africa this resourcerich region is home to the deepest mines in the entire world This 48 million UN 2008 people strong country is a leading source of diamonds gold PGM vanadium coal and precious metals such as platinum

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  • South African gold mines a TB factory activist claims

    South African gold mines a TB factory activist claims

    Jun 10 2010 The goldmining sector came under heavy criticism from clinicians exminers advocacy groups and the Minister of Health for the tuberculosis crisis it faces at the recent South African TB Conference held in Durban from 1 to 4 June 2010 If TBHIV is a snake in Southern Africa we know that its head is in South Africa in the mines We are exporting TB and HIV throughout the region

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  • South African gold miners to appeal ruling in MINING

    South African gold miners to appeal ruling in MINING

    Jun 22 2016 South Africas top gold mining companies will file an appeal Thursday at the Johannesburg High Court against a recent court ruling allowing the

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  • Health and safety Minerals Council South Africa

    Health and safety Minerals Council South Africa

    The South African mining industry is committed to the principle of zero harm with the goal that every mineworker should return home unharmed every day particularly silicosis is a major issue in the gold and coal sectors Improving compensation for occupational lung diseases is a priority and takes the form of support to the Department

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  • Tshiamiso Trust Compensation for silicosis and TB

    Tshiamiso Trust Compensation for silicosis and TB

    Mineworkers who did risk work at qualifying gold mines during the qualifying period 12 March 1965 10 December 2019 or if deceased their dependants are potentially eligible for compensation Risk work is work where an employee may have been exposed to dust that could have caused silicosis or TB

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  • Documentation challenges for exWenela miners

    Documentation challenges for exWenela miners

    Jul 14 2019 The Compensation Commissioner for Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works CCOD and MBOD were established in terms of the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act number 78 of 1973

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  • Occupational Health Challenges Facing the Department

    Occupational Health Challenges Facing the Department

    38 gold 28 and coal 15 were the dominant employment sectors by commodity as outlined in Figure 2 and Table 2 A striking feature however is the decline of gold mining employment relative to platinum iron ore and coal This has implications for the risk of occupational lung disease as the platinum iron ore

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  • Occupational Health View Article

    Occupational Health View Article

    This study is based on the analysis of 37 206 occupational health records SAMODD of South African mine workers employed at various mines all over South Africa between 2000 and 2003 The SAMODD database is the first nationallyowned and systematically organized database containing information on the occupational health and safety of South

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  • Occupational Respiratory Diseases of Miners from Two

    Occupational Respiratory Diseases of Miners from Two

    Gold Mine is operated by the Gold Fields Ltd of South Africa The Obuasi Gold Mine is an openpit and underground gold mine situated near Obuasi and is one of the top9 largest gold mines on Earth 19 Gold mining began at the mine more than 112 years ago in 1897 when it was known originally as Ashati Mine 20

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  • How mine dumps in South Africa affect the health of

    How mine dumps in South Africa affect the health of

    May 02 2018 The prevalence of asthma among the children in communities located near mine dumps between 10 and 13 was consistent with other studies conducted in South Africa

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