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  • [PDF] Pulmonary function among stone quarry workers in ...

    Introduction: Despite advances in technology, in India workers of stone processing industry continue to be at high risk for lung function deterioration. This study was designed to analyse the effect of duration of exposure, job profile and smoking on lung function of stone quarry workers from Jammu city, Jammu and Kashmir State, India.

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  • Debt Bondage in the Sandstone Quarries of Rajasthan ...

    2014-7-30 · But in the process, the workers got trapped into debt bondage yet again, but this time in stone quarries. As time passed, more and more land in Rajasthan was brought under quarrying. The process of acquiring tribal lands for mining purposes also began. People were evicted from the acquired land, and some were inducted as quarry workers.

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  • Magho (Daughter) (Short 2013) - IMDb

    Magho (Daughter): Directed by Christen Brandt, Kate Lord. Eighteen-year-old Maheshwari comes from a family of quarry workers in rural India, none of whom completed schooling past the eighth grade. For the first four years of Maheshwari's life, it seemed she would follow a similar path: Waking at 5 a.m. to start the household chores, marrying young, bearing children, and bringing

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  • Girl Child Education NGO | Support Girl Education in India

    Many children of quarry workers are born at and grow up around quarrying sites. These children get used to helping their parents with quarrying activities. They tend to naturally develop a disinterest in studying even if educational opportunities are present. There are hardly any decent studies on the health of children of quarry workers.

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  • Increasing compliance with protective eyewear to reduce ...

    2013-1-1 · Quarry or mining workers are at significantly elevated risk of multiple, non-fatal injuries than construction, or other, workers. 29 India has numerous stone quarries that cater to the growing domestic and international construction industry. India is a leading exporter to the EU and to other countries, of granite, sandstone, marble, and other ...

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  • GAIL (INDIA) LTD - ANPM

    2019-3-22 · Quarry (Mota Ulun) Environmental Impact Statement (DRAFT) Page 6 of 287 . 1.4 The CHT quarry has no unusual environment impacts. There is no tunneling, or open-cast, i.e. deep pit, type of mining. There is no requirement for chemical treatment, i.e. no creation of hazardous sludge. It is a relatively simple quarry to construct and operate.

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  • DETECTION OF SILICOSIS AMONG STONE MINE

    2014-4-15 · prevalence of silicosis amongst stone quarry workers in India, it may be stated from these studies that prevalence of silicosis among the stone quarry workers range from 12 % to 50%. One such major stone mining area is Karauli district of Rajasthan. About 15 to 20 % of population is dependent on stone mining for their livelihood. There is a general

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  • (PDF) Livelihood impacts of quarrying and the restoration ...

    PDF | On Jan 1, 2008, Bianca Ambrose-Oji and others published Livelihood impacts of quarrying and the restoration of quarry sites in Kota and Bundi Districts of Rajasthan, India | Find, read and ...

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  • Silicosis | National Health Portal Of India

    In India, more than 10 million workers are at risk of silicosis. In 1999, the Indian Council of Medical Research(ICMR) reported that around 3.0 million workers are at high risk of exposure to silica; of these, 1.7 million work in mining or quarrying activities, 0.6 million in the manufacture of non-metallic products (such as refractory products ...

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  • Testing methodologies to support informal economy

    2015-1-1 · For the India component of the project, the focus area is the stone industry falling within the Bundi-Kota belt in the state of Rajasthan. Target population The target population includes sandstone quarry and mine workers working in informal settings, and their families.

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  • [PDF] Pulmonary function among stone quarry workers in ...

    Introduction: Despite advances in technology, in India workers of stone processing industry continue to be at high risk for lung function deterioration. This study was designed to analyse the effect of duration of exposure, job profile and smoking on lung function of stone quarry workers from Jammu city, Jammu and Kashmir State, India.

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  • [PDF] Dust masks for Indian quarry workers: A comparative ...

    The filtration properties of Indian fabrics were measured using modified respiratory protective device (RPD) tests, to match conditions in Indian quarries. Results were compared to those of dust masks meeting Australian and International standards. Four layers of loose weave fabrics were found to perform best, but would still be insufficient for use at sites with highly hazardous

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  • Psychosocial Aspects of Migratory Quarry Workers |

    2021-12-15 · Request PDF | Psychosocial Aspects of Migratory Quarry Workers | Quarry workers form a major part of the work force of the unorganised industrial sector. Various psychosocial stressors makes ...

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  • Death of workers in stone quarries on the rise: INTUC

    2021-10-23 · Workers are dying daily in stone quarries across India in accidents and occupational diseases. Health and safety standards are not maintained by the stone quarry owners and crushers, alleged R C ...

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  • Debt Bondage in the Sandstone Quarries of Rajasthan ...

    2014-7-30 · But in the process, the workers got trapped into debt bondage yet again, but this time in stone quarries. As time passed, more and more land in Rajasthan was brought under quarrying. The process of acquiring tribal lands for mining purposes also began. People were evicted from the acquired land, and some were inducted as quarry workers.

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  • (PDF) Livelihood impacts of quarrying and the restoration ...

    PDF | On Jan 1, 2008, Bianca Ambrose-Oji and others published Livelihood impacts of quarrying and the restoration of quarry sites in Kota and Bundi Districts of Rajasthan, India | Find, read and ...

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  • Increasing compliance with protective eyewear to reduce ...

    2013-1-1 · Quarry or mining workers are at significantly elevated risk of multiple, non-fatal injuries than construction, or other, workers. 29 India has numerous stone quarries that cater to the growing domestic and international construction industry. India is a leading exporter to the EU and to other countries, of granite, sandstone, marble, and other ...

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  • Magho (Daughter) (Short 2013) - IMDb

    Magho (Daughter): Directed by Christen Brandt, Kate Lord. Eighteen-year-old Maheshwari comes from a family of quarry workers in rural India, none of whom completed schooling past the eighth grade. For the first four years of Maheshwari's life, it seemed she would follow a similar path: Waking at 5 a.m. to start the household chores, marrying young, bearing children, and bringing

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  • Promoting the Quarry Workers' Hazard Identification ...

    2021-9-1 · Plus, each quarry worker was required to take an individual computer-based safety training provided by Environment, Health, and Safety Services in the quarry. As a result of these ongoing trainings, safety managers believed that the quarry workers had acquired the knowledge necessary to identify all workplace hazards. 2.3.1. Data collection

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  • Metals & Mining Industry in India: Overview, Market Size ...

    2017-9-8 · India is the world's second-largest coal producer as of 2021. India is the world's second-largest crude steel producer, as of 2020, with an output of 99.6 MT. Investments/ Developments. In November 2021, JSW Steel announced that the company registered a 6% YoY surge in crude steel production at 1.42 million tonnes in October 2021.

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  • ‘Quarry, crusher workers dying sans safety’

    2021-10-24 · Hundreds of workers are dying daily in stone quarries in India in accidents and occupational diseases. No health and safety standards are maintained by the stone quarry owners and crusher ...

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  • Magho (Daughter) (Short 2013) - IMDb

    Magho (Daughter): Directed by Christen Brandt, Kate Lord. Eighteen-year-old Maheshwari comes from a family of quarry workers in rural India, none of whom completed schooling past the eighth grade. For the first four years of Maheshwari's life, it seemed she would follow a similar path: Waking at 5 a.m. to start the household chores, marrying young, bearing children, and bringing

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  • Girl Child Education NGO | Support Girl Education in India

    Many children of quarry workers are born at and grow up around quarrying sites. These children get used to helping their parents with quarrying activities. They tend to naturally develop a disinterest in studying even if educational opportunities are present. There are hardly any decent studies on the health of children of quarry workers.

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  • Testing methodologies to support informal economy

    2015-1-1 · For the India component of the project, the focus area is the stone industry falling within the Bundi-Kota belt in the state of Rajasthan. Target population The target population includes sandstone quarry and mine workers

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  • Peenya Granite Quarry, India | Stonebreaker on Vimeo

    2010-12-14 · This short film (1:30mins) was shot in Peenya Quarry, India. An arresting image of a female quarry worker in India brings the practice and physicality of working

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  • Three workers killed as dumper falls into granite quarry ...

    2021-12-18 · Three workers killed as dumper falls into granite quarry in Warangal. Warangal: Three workers of a granite quarry died after they suffered severe injuries in an accident at the quarry at Tharalapally village under Madikonda police station limits in the wee hours of Saturday near here. The deceased have been identified as Chitram Chandu (20 ...

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  • The Quarry Industry in General

    General Features – Uses – General Distribution and Value – Industries by States – Quarry Method and Equipment – Marketing – Bibliography “Barre in The ‘Nineties,” (Barre, Vermont) by William Barclay, son of the first William Barclay, founder of the pioneer firm of Barclay Brothers, in Monumental News Magazine, Vol. 51, No. 12 ...

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  • Quarrying methods: an international comparison | Stone

    2002-8-1 · With 12 workers, the quarry produces approximately 400 cubic meters of material per month. The quarry operates one shift 12 months per year, and the material recovery rate currently stands at about 15%. Equipment in the quarry includes five Tamrock drilling rigs as well as three Pellegrini diamond wire saws.

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  • Metals & Mining Industry in India: Overview, Market Size ...

    2017-9-8 · India is the world's second-largest coal producer as of 2021. India is the world's second-largest crude steel producer, as of 2020, with an output of 99.6 MT. Investments/ Developments. In November 2021, JSW Steel announced that the company registered a 6% YoY surge in crude steel production at 1.42 million tonnes in October 2021.

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  • Environmental Challenges of Quarry Activities in Part of ...

    2020-4-2 · Abstract: This paper examined the environmental challenges of quarry activities in part of Ikere-Ekiti, Ekiti state on the workers, community residents and the environment. Two different locations were visited within the study area for the purpose of this work.

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