Workers in the granite industry face an occupational hazard silicosis due to the crystalline silica present in inhalable dust. As granite can also present a variable, and occasionally significant, content of naturally occurring radionuclides, they may also face a radiological hazard. In order to as
Radiogenic heat production RHP was evaluated from the elemental concentrations of Potassium K, Thorium Th and Uranium U in granite rocks of southwest Nigeria using gamma ray spectrometry ...
Ionising radiation Ionising Radiation Protection Regulations, 1985 Health Risk Management Identifying hazards Assessing risk by looking at The potential severity of exposure to the hazard is related to the properties of the hazard. Potential for exposure means the opportunity to do harm.
10. common agents found in quarries 10.1 contaminated land 10.2 dust 10.3 eyesight 10.4 ionising radiation 10.5 non-ionising radiation 10.6 legionellosis in workplaces 10.7 methylene chloride dichloromethane 10.8 musculoskeletal disorders msds 10.9 noise 10.10 petroleum products 10.11 stress 10.12 substance use abuse 10.13 hand arm vibration
Effects of Quarry Activities on Some Selected Communities ... ated with this industry. Fine rock and mineral dust of many kinds have been shown to be carcinogenic when inhaled 3. Control of particulate pollution is a matter of ... intrusion 8, impairment and the earths radiation
Jun 07, 2021 radionuclide. radionuclide Radioactive forms of elements are called radionuclides. Radium-226, Cesium-137, and Strontium-90 are examples of radionuclides. s. Some occur naturally in the environment, while others are man-made, either deliberately or as byproducts of nuclear reactions. Learn the Radiation Basics.
A total of 403 quarry workers, includ-ing men and women aged between 10 and 60 years were entered the study. They were then grouped into four groups, de-pending on the number of years each worker had spent working in the quarry industry i.e., the duration of exposure to the quarry
Health Effects and the Human Body 61 Acute Health Effects 62 Chronic Health Effects 63 ... Ionizing Radiation 180 Non-Ionizing Radiation 183 Biological Health Hazards in Construction 189 Fungi Mold 190 ... the mining industry. 1st Century A.D. Pliny the Elder - Devised a
modelling the impact of quarry industry on the environment. Quarrying is very much part of the local heritage but most people in the area are only too well aware of the potentially negative impact of quarrying. However the industry has undergone tremendous changes especially over the last three decades and has sought to mitigate the worst ...
The Effects and Impacts of Quarrying on Forest Land the Case of Gami Quarries, Mwache Forest, Kwale County, Kwale November 2015 Polish Journal of Natural Science Vol. 522144-154
Jul 12, 2021 THE QUARRY INDUSTRY IN ABAKALIKI, 1970-2007. Abstract. In spite of the existence of the quarry industry in Abakaliki not much has been written on its history and the contribution of the industry to the people of Abakaliki. The study intends to fill the gap. The work traced the origin of the industry to the Colonial period, pointing out when ...
Jun 02, 2021 Quarry and primarily granite and marble stone industry waste is often used as a cement or fine aggregates replacement or as a filler to improve the properties of those products. A number of studies support the technological viability of using granite, marble, diabase basalt and other quarry sludge and tailings in the manufacture of ...
Ibrahim, 2009. Quarry industry give positive and also negative impact in a country in terms of environmental, social, economy and politic aspects Worrall et al., 2009. Meanwhile, limestone quarry that mostly operates in Malaysia are one of the quarry which have the lowest negative impact towards environment and
vibration. UV radiation. hot or cold objects and environments. dangerous goods. hazardous substances. Serious or fatal risks to health and safety in quarries often include being engulfed or struck by soil and rock as a result of working near or on unstable ground. getting struck by moving plant such as excavators, trucks or light vehicles.
Sep 30, 2019 radionuclides, they may also face a radiological hazard. In order to assess the risk, a granite industry with a quarry and processing factory was selected to assess the occupational exposure. Three main potential pathways were observed external
Feb 20, 2020 This study was carried out to evaluate activity concentrations of naturally occurring radioactive materials NORMs to assess the distribution of 226 Ra, 232 Th, and 40 K in selected quarries in Edo State, South-south, Nigeria and to appraise the radiological hazard they may pose to the general public when used as building material. Twenty five 25 quarry samples were collected
Jul 12, 2017 Occupational, Public and Environmental Radiological Impact Caused by the Phosphoric Acid Industry The Case of Huelva Spain By Jos Luis GuerreroM rquez, Fernando Mosqueda Pe a, Juan Mantero, Guillermo Manj n, Rafael Garc aTenorio and Juan Pedro Bol var. Submitted June 14th 2016 Reviewed March 15th 2017 Published July 12th 2017
Aggregate and Quarry Association of New Zealand AQANZ, in partnership with the Ministry for the Environment and Local Government New Zealand, as a way of promoting best practice to deal with the complex range and scale of resource management issues associated with the aggregate and quarry industry.
May 07, 2015 Lung Function Impact from Working in the Pre-Revolution Libyan Quarry Industry Marwan M. Draid 1, Khaled M. Ben-Elhaj 2, Ashraf M. Ali 3, Kendra K. Schmid 4 and Shawn G. Gibbs 5, 1 Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology amp Forensic Medicine, University of Tripoli, Tripoli 13662, Libya E-Mail marwan8972yahoo.com
significant impact on the health and safety of workers performing maintenance. The Aspasa ISHE Audit process does pay attention to the issue of maintenance and records kept. Maintenance work in the quarry industry Quarrying is a dangerous industry to work in quarry workers are likely to be killed in an accident at work.
The radiological impact of coal ashes, with enhanced natural radioactivity in the sto-rage site,sessment of the Radiological Impact on the is due to the presence of naturally occurring radionuclides. Some of these ra-dionuclides have a radioactive period of several million years and will, therefore, have
Influence of exposure time to silica and smoking on pulmonary function of workers in the ceramic and stone quarry industry. Article in Portuguese Bagatin E1, Juliano Y, Novo NF, Jardim JR. Author information 1Fac. de Med. de Jundia , SP.
May 07, 2015 Lung function impact from working in the pre-revolution Libyan quarry industry. Draid MM 1, Ben-Elhaj KM 2, Ali AM 3, Schmid KK 4, Gibbs SG 5. Author information 1Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Department of Pharmacology, Toxicology amp Forensic Medicine, University of Tripoli, Tripoli 13662, Libya. marwan8972yahoo.com.
The purpose of this study was to determine the lung impact from working within the Libyan quarry industry, and if the length of work impacted the degree of degradation. Eighty three workers from eight silica quarries in the Nafusa Mountains of Libya opted to participate. These quarries were working
At all three sites, the quarry dewatering has altered the local ground-water hydrology. In essence, the quarries act as huge wells, lowering the water table in the aquifer. The impact of the dewatering at the Kraemer Quarry is shown in Figure 2. This lowering could affect Figure 2. The impacts on ground-water levels of drawdown at Kraemer Quarry.
THE RADIOLOGICAL IMPACT OF THE PHOSPHATE INDUSTRY - A FEDERAL PERSPECTIVE By Richard J. Girimond Assistant to the Director for Special Projects Criteria amp Standards Division Office of Radiation Programs U.S. Environmental Protection Agency May 1976. -------f Presented at the 8th Annual National Conference on Radiation Control May 2-7, 1976 ...
A quarry is a place, most often recognized as a dip pit, from which stone and rock is excavated from the ground. Todays quarrying industry produces crushed stone, granite, marble, sand, and gravel. Most of these minerals are close to the surface, making surface mining or opening pit mining the primary form of
quarries spectrum was generated in Eastern Uganda include Osukuru hills and Tororo rock mines in Tororo district, Kaseremu mines in Kapchorwa district, Nandotome quarries in Mbale district etc. Since human activities such as mining can alterincrease the background radiation levels from
Aug 26, 2019 The Robots that are Changing the Quarry. Download PDF Copy. By John Allen Aug 26 2019. Image Credit Salienko EvgeniiShutterstock.com. The robots shaping the future of the quarry and mining sector are driven primarily by two factors cost and safety. These factors are intertwined due to the effect they have on each other.
significant impact on the health and safety of workers performing maintenance. Maintenance work in the quarrying industry Quarrying 1 is one of the most dangerous industries to work in quarry workers are twice as likely to be killed in an accident at work as construction
Determinant Meteorological Factors Related to Quarry Industry in Ibadan, Nigeria Gobo A E Esosa E O Abam T k S Institute of Geosciences and Space Technology IGST, RSUST, P.M.B. 5080, Port Harcourt Abstract Determinant meteorological factors are used to manage and control the release of pollutants into atmospheric environment.
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Extractive Industries Register. The Waste Management Management of Waste from the Extractive Industries Regulations 2009 S.I. No 566 of 2009 came into operation on the 31st December 2009. Under Regulation 19 1 each Local Authority shall Establish and maintain a register of all extractive industries within its functional area including the ...
Apr 14, 2021 Ionizing radiation Ionizing radiationRadiation with so much energy it can knock electrons out of atoms. Ionizing radiation can affect the atoms in living things, so it poses a health risk by damaging tissue and DNA in genes. has sufficient energy to affect the atoms in living cells and thereby damage their genetic material DNA. Fortunately, the cells in our bodies are extremely efficient at ...
Feb 02, 2016 From 1979 to 1989, ten million tons of phosphogypsum, a waste by-product of the Greek phosphate fertilizer industry, was disposed into an abandoned limestone quarry in Schistos former waste site, Piraeus Greece. The quarry has been recently closed and remediated using geomembranes and thick soil cover with vegetation. A part of the deposited phosphogypsum has been exposed due