Causes And Effects Of Common Deseas In Stone Quarry Communities I Ghana

4 The specific objectives of the study are: 1. To identify the negative impacts of quarry activities on the local environment of the study areas. 2. To assess the views and awareness of communities on the impact of stone quarry. 3. To examine the health impact of stone quarry on site residents. 1.5

Review of Environmental and Health Impacts of Mining in Ghana

Review of Environmental and Health Impacts of Mining in Ghana

Mar 01, 2018 In Ghana, the endemic nature of Buruli ulcer in communities adjacent to mining activities suggests that proximity to artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) is a risk factor for this disease, as is the case of the higher prevalence of Buruli ulcer in the Amansie West District.26 An increased risk of infection was not associated with direct

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(PDF) Stone Quarrying and Livelihood Transformation in

(PDF) Stone Quarrying and Livelihood Transformation in

Jan 01, 2014 Stone quarrying is one of the key extractive economic activities in the Ashanti Region, supplying the bulk of stone of varying aggregates to the construction industry within the

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Noise Exposure and Hearing Capabilities of Quarry Workers

Noise Exposure and Hearing Capabilities of Quarry Workers

Introduction. Although quarry operations have high economic significance, the effects they cause to the workers in terms of excessive noise production cannot be overlooked. This cross-sectional study assessed the extent of noise exposure and its influence on hearing capabilities among quarry workers in Ashanti region. Methods . The study involved 400 workers randomly selected from five

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An Assessment of Public Knowledge and Potential Health

An Assessment of Public Knowledge and Potential Health

Dec 10, 2020 Almost all the respondents (91.7%) indicated that air pollution would be much more common while 1.4% indicated air pollution would be a little less common. More than half (56.6%) of the respondents indicated asthma and other lung diseases would be much more common, while 3.7% indicated it would be a little less common

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Environmental Effects of Sand and Gravel Mining on Land

Environmental Effects of Sand and Gravel Mining on Land

The increase in the demand for sand and gravel for construction and other purposes such as flood control has placed immense pressure on the environment where sand and gravel resources occur. This study was carried out to determine the environmental effects of sand and gravel mining in Luku, North central Nigeria, using field observations and laboratory analysis of soil samples

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Environmental Impacts By Mining Activities Environmental

Environmental Impacts By Mining Activities Environmental

These diseases are common in Goramachiya and Dagara village of Jhansi. (e) Eye problem: Dust particle from mining activities contribute to cause of certain eye problem like conjunctivitis and kerato conjunctivitis and (f) Skin problem: Deposition of dust particles on skin interrupts U.V. radiation, which causes different skin diseases. 4

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Benjamin M A K I M I L U A Tiimub | Zhejiang University

Benjamin M A K I M I L U A Tiimub | Zhejiang University

Infectious hepatitis b virus (HBV), currently a common disease of the world is entangling over two billion susceptible individuals intimated with ≥ 400 million chronicity cases. HBV induces higher mortality, morbidity, financial burden, constituting major global health threat to any human race

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Social impact assessment in the mining sector: Review and

Social impact assessment in the mining sector: Review and

Aug 01, 2018 Unfair compensational practices and unmet promises are pointed as one of the causes of mine-community disputes and conflicts by some authors (Abuya, 2016, Hilson, 2002, Mensah and Okyere, 2014, Switzer, 2001). According to the screened literature, there are some key factors influencing the social performance of mining

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Benjamin TIIMUB | PhD Student | Ph.D. Student (ORCID ID

Benjamin TIIMUB | PhD Student | Ph.D. Student (ORCID ID

Benjamin is currently a Ph.D. Student at College of Environmental & Resource Sciences in Zhejiang University, China and a worker of the AAM-USTED in Ghana. Benjamin does research in environmental

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Human Trafficking & Modern-day Slavery in Ghana

Human Trafficking & Modern-day Slavery in Ghana

Feb 06, 2010 Human Trafficking & Modern-day Slavery. Well endowed with natural resources, Ghana has roughly twice the per capita output of the poorest countries in West Africa. Even so, Ghana remains heavily dependent on international financial and technical assistance. Gold and cocoa production, and individual remittances, are major sources of foreign

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Health Hazards of Mining and Quarrying - ILO Encyclopaedia

Health Hazards of Mining and Quarrying - ILO Encyclopaedia

The most common contemporary method of cutting stone is with the use of a channel burner fuelled by diesel fuel and compressed air. This results in some silica particulate. The most significant problem with channel burners is the noise: when the burner is first ignited and when it emerges from a cut, sound level can exceed 120 dBA

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Geology and Earth Science News, Articles, Photos, Maps and

Geology and Earth Science News, Articles, Photos, Maps and

Geology.com is one of the world's leading portals to geology and Earth science news and information for rocks, minerals, gemstones, energy, volcanoes, earthquakes, careers, geologic hazards, and more

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Ghana HomePage, resource for News, Sports, Facts

Ghana HomePage, resource for News, Sports, Facts

Aug 18, 2021 Ghana's premier resource for news, sports, business, opinions and entertainment

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Effects of Quarry Activities on some Selected

Effects of Quarry Activities on some Selected

Effects of Quarry Activities on Some Selected Communities in the Lower Manya Krobo District of the Eastern Region of Ghana . Vincent Kodzo Nartey. 1, Joseph Nii Nanor. 2, Raphael Kweku Klake. 1. 1. Department of Chemistry, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana . 2. Environmental Science Programme, Faculty of Science, University of Ghana, Accra, Ghana

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Self‐reported disease symptoms of stone quarry workers

Self‐reported disease symptoms of stone quarry workers

ratory morbidity and eye problems are associated with the stone quarry industry due to the dusty nature of quarry environments. The adverse health effects of working in the stone quarry industry have been well documented.4,19-23 Some of the adverse health outcomes mostly experienced by stone quarry workers include eye irritation

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Effects of Quarry Activities on some Selected Communities

Effects of Quarry Activities on some Selected Communities

We have carried out an assessment on the environmental effects of limestone quarrying on some communities in the Lower Manya Krobo District in the Eastern region of Ghana. Dust emission is one of the major effects of the practice of limestone extraction and as such, dust (PM10) sampling was conducted at the affected communities

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