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Serum copper levels among quartz stone crushing workers: a ...

Serum copper levels among quartz stone crushing workers: a cross sectional study. Tiwari RR (1), Sathwara NG, Saiyed HN. Author information: (1)National Institute of Occupational Health, Meghani Nagar, Ahmedabad-380 016. [email protected] . The present cross sectional study was carried out among 134 workers of quartz stone crushing units ...

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(PDF) Exposure to Respirable Particulates and Silica in ...

PARTICULATES Industrial AND Health 2011, 49, 221–227 SILICA EXPOSURE AT STONE CRUSHING SITE Field Report 221 Exposure to Respirable Particulates and Silica in and around the Stone Crushing Units in Central India Krishnendu MUKHOPADHYAY1*, Ayyappan RAMALINGAM1, Raghunathan RAMANI1, Venkatesan DASU1, Arulselvan SADASIVAM1, Pramod KUMAR2, Shyam …

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ENVIRONMENTAL ISSUES IN STONE CRUSHERS | The …

 · Stone Crushing Industry is an important industrial sector in the country engaged in producing crushed stone of various sizes depending upon the requirement which acts as raw material for various construction activities such as construction of Roads, Highways, Bridges, Buildings, Canals etc. ... Allowable noise levels and employee exposure times ...

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EFFECT OF DURATION OF EXPOSURE TO SILICA DUST ON LUNG ...

Prevalence of silicosis in India differs according to amount of silica in dust and time interval of exposure. Due to lack of data from Marathwada region of Maharashtra, we aimed this study to know effect of duration of exposure to silica dust in stone crusher workers. A cross-sectional type of observational study was conducted.

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Silica exposure is associated with an increased risk of ...

Silica exposure was defined as exposure to stone dust, rock drilling or stone crushing, and smoking status was categorized as ever/never cigarette smoking. Results: An increased risk of anti-citrullinated protein antibody (ACPA)-positive RA (OR = 2.4, 95 % CI 1.0-5.6) was observed among those exposed to …

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Safety Data Sheet (SDS)

grinding, crushing, drilling or breaking, both acute and delayed: Acute effects: Direct exposure to dust generated from cutting, grinding, crushing, drilling or breaking may cause eye damage/irritation, skin irritation and respiratory irritation. Dust can dry and irritate the skin and cause dermatitis. Can

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Health Risks Associated with Exposure to Airborne ...

and crushing the limestone deposits found there. ... exposure over both the short term (hours, days) and long term (months, years). Short-term exposure can ... emissions for cement manufacturing and stone quarrying in Comal County were 250-500 tons/year (tpy) and 310-320 tons/year, respectively, or a total for Mineral Products of 560-820 tons ...

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Stone Crushing Machines And Fruitful Features

Stone crushing machines have many different types, such as jaw crusher, cone crusher, impact crusher, mobile crusher and so on.crusher Suitable for all kinds of roots, stems and leaves of tiny particles vegetable mince Fruits and vegetables crusherCXJ-30 Shredding machine Purpose Automatic vegetable cutting machine, Automatic Vegetable.Jul 14 ...

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Silica Exposure In Crushing Plants

Occupational exposure to airborne silica dust occurs in operations involving cutting sawing drilling and crushing of concrete brick block and other stone products and in operations using sand products such as in glass manufacturing foundries and sand blasting. View Details Send Enquiry.

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Dust exposure risk from stone crushing to workers and ...

The aim of this study was to assess the effects of stone crushing dust pollution on three commonly cultivated fruit plant species (Vitis vinifera L., Morus alba L., and Prunus armeniaca L.) and on the health of workers working at crushing plants. The trial was carried out on fruit plant species grow …

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DUST CONTROL AND MANAGEMENT PLAN

1. Stone crushing yards 2. Hot mix asphalt plant yard 3. Priming bitumen fluxing yard 4. Blasting areas 5. Bitumen storage area In the subject project most of the above operations are located at km 39+100 LHS such as stone crushing yard, hot mix asphalt plant, prime fluxing yard, bitumen storage yard and blasting yard. This is

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How to Solve the Dust Problem on Stone Crusher Plant

When crushing the dry material, water can be poured at the material entrance of the crusher as needed (10 ~ 20 minutes after opening the crusher is required). JXSC Stone Crushers The types of JXSC stone crushers are cone crusher, jaw crusher, impact crusher, hammer crusher, roll crusher and other aggregate crushers.

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Modelling human health vulnerability using different ...

 · Effects of stone dust exposure on some liver and kidney related serum parameters of stone crush plant workers J. Biol. Life Sci., 3 ( 1 ) ( 2012 ), pp. 211 - …

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TITLE Exposure to particulate matter on an Indian stone ...

 · 3 INTRODUCTION Workplace dust exposure has long been identified as a cause of occupational lung disease. In India some 500,000 persons work in the quarrying and processing of stone; there are over 12,000 stone crushing sites,

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Early occupational hearing loss of workers in a stone ...

Noise-induced hearing loss (NIHL) is an irreversible sensorineural hearing loss associated with exposure to high levels of excessive noise. This paper aims to assess the prevalence of early NIHL and the awareness of the effects of noise on health among stone crushing industry workers.

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Exposure to particulate matter on an Indian stone-crushing ...

 · Exposure to particulate matter on an Indian stone-crushing site. S Semple Department of Environmental and Occupational Medicine, School of Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Foresterhill, Aberdeen AB25 2ZP, UK.

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Silica

Cutting, breaking, crushing, drilling, grinding, or blasting concrete or stone releases the dust. As workers breathe in the dust the silica settles in their lungs. For information on protecting workers from harmful exposure to silica dust, see the resources section below, which includes a silica control tool.

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Non-occupational exposure to silica dust

Occupational exposure to silica occurs at workplaces in factories like quartz crushing facilities (silica flour milling), agate, ceramic, slate pencil, glass, stone quarries and mines, etc., Non-occupational exposure to silica dust can be from industrial sources in the vicinity of the industry as well as non-industrial sources.

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Silica, Crystalline

It is also used to make products such as glass, pottery, ceramics, bricks, and artificial stone. Respirable crystalline silica – very small particles at least 100 times smaller than ordinary sand you might find on beaches and playgrounds – is created when cutting, sawing, grinding, drilling, and crushing stone, rock, concrete, brick, block ...

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An investigation into respiratory health problems of ...

Purpose – Occupational exposure to dust is a major health and safety concern for workers in developing countries. Such laborers are often exposed to dust without being aware of its threat to their health. In the process of crushing stone, mineralogical materials are released into the environment. The material includes

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Silica & Slab Safety Certificate | Natural Stone University

Exposure to crystalline silica often occurs as part of common workplace operations involving cutting, sawing, drilling, grinding/sanding and crushing of natural and engineered stone products such as granite and slate and also in the quarrying of these materials. Over-exposure can lead to serious, sometimes fatal illnesses including silicosis ...

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(PDF) Effects of Stone Dust Exposure on Some Liver and ...

They reported high level of serum creatinine in workers om the results of the present study it was concluded that continuous exposure to stone dust in stone crushing plants results in the increased levels of serum GPT, ALP, bilirubin and creatinine.Table 1 .1The effects of stone dust exposure on the liver and kidney related serum parameters ...

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Environmental GUIDELINE ON STONE CRUSHING plant

A stone crushing plant is primarily involved in the manufacture of aggregates of various sizes (coarse aggregates, crusher run, rock sand and other fine aggregates) from basalt boulders. Coarse aggregates are usually used in ready mix concrete and asphaltic concrete. Crusher run is used for the bases and sub-bases for road making.

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Assessment of Pulmonary Functions in Stone Crusher …

parameters of stone crusher workers (direct exposure group) against the control. Values are represented as Mean ± SD . The results of the present study have shown that the exposure to stonecrusher dust and other pollutants in stone crushing factory workers is associated with an

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Potential Environmental Impacts of Quarrying Stone in ...

vide crushed stone and dimension stone resources. The term " crushed stone " refers to the product resulting from the crushing of rocks such that substan-tially all faces are created by the crush-ing operation (ASTM, 2000). The term " dimension stone " is generally applied to masses of stone, either naturally occur-ring or prepared for ...

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Crystalline silica exposure

Stone crushing; How can I reduce the risk in my workplace? ... exposure monitoring under section 5.53(3) indicates that a worker is or may be exposed to an air contaminant in excess of 50% of its exposure limit, measurement is not possible at 50% of the applicable exposure limit, or;

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Underwriting Guidelines | Normandy Insurance Company

Garage Door Installation. Group Transportation (defined as more than 3 employees riding together) Height Exposure above 2 Stories. Iron or Steel Erection. Logging or Saw Mills. Masonry/Stucco. Mining or Stone Crushing Operations. Occupational Disease Exposures. Out of State Exposure.

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Dust exposure risk from stone crushing to workers and ...

 · Dust exposure risk from stone crushing to workers and locally grown plant species in Quetta, Pakistan. Leghari SK(1), Zaidi MA(1), Siddiqui MF(2), Sarangzai AM(1), Sheikh SU(3), Arsalan(4). Author information: (1)Department of Botany, University of Balochistan, Quetta, Pakistan. (2)Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi, Pakistan.

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Modeling of fugitive dust emission and control measures in ...

Both ambient dust concentration and occupational exposure level exceeded Indian National Standards at most of the locations. Mathematical models viz., FDM, ISCST3 and AERMOD were employed for prediction of dust emission from stone crushers on the surrounding areas. The impact zone for measured concentration varied 211-1350 m with a mean of 784 m.

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This work is licensed Pulmonary Problems among Quarry ...

ated with stone quarrying. Materials and Methods This cross-sectional study was con-ducted in stone crushing site located at Umuoghara community in Ezza North Local Government Area of Ebonyi State, Nigeria. Male and workers aged 10 to 60 years who had worked at the site for one year or more, were included in the study.

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CDC

Silica dust is made up of small particles that become airborne during various work activities including cutting, drilling, chipping, sanding, or grinding materials that contain crystalline silica. These materials can include sand, concrete, brick, block, stone, and mortar. Silicosis, an irreversible but preventable lung disease, is caused by ...

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Silica Lawsuit | 2020 Silica Exposure and Silicosis Claims

 · 1930s: The first wave of silica lawsuits occurs, and insurance companies lobby for workers'' compensation coverage of silicosis. 1936: The Hawk''s Nest disaster claims more than 700 lives. 536 employees--or their surviving family members--sue Union Carbide over their lung diseases. 1974: The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) recommends decreasing federal …

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