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Silicosis a Rare but Potentially Harmful Disease

KENTUCKY (10/27/16) — In recent decades, much has been done to improve workplace safety. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration instituted one such effort by requiring protective equipment to be used in the workplace. That resolution aimed to limit silica...
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Give us Rs 4 lakh while alive: Silicosis patients

JAIPUR: A group of silicosis patients will sit on indefinite dharna outside the office of the Jodhpur district collector from Friday. The patients are seeking that the government release compensation money in time, since they suffer a disease that cannot be cured....
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Jodhpur silicosis patients assured compensation in 10 days

JAIPUR: Patients with silicosis, whose compensation money had still not been released, on Friday met district collector Bishnu Mallick of Jodhpur. "We had decided to sit on an indefinite dharna, but the collector assured us today that the money would be released in a...
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43 silicosis patients to get compensation soon

JAIPUR: Silicosis patients were accompanied by social activists as they met district collector Tina Kumar at Badnor panchayat in Bhilwara district on Friday. Earlier, 103 people who had received certificates from the Pneumoconiosis Board showing that they had...
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सिलिकोसिस की जांच के लिए सक्रिय हुआ महकमा

सिलिकोसिस को लेकर स्वास्थ्य महकमा अब नींद से जागते हुए प्रभावित ग्रामीण क्षेत्रों में स्वास्थ्य शिविर लगाकर स्वास्थ्य कैम्प लगाने की रणनीति तैयार की गई है। समाचार प्रकाशित करने के बाद मेडिकल कॉलेज डीन की उपस्थिति में स्वास्थ्य महकमा की गत दिवस एक बैठक आहूत कर प्रभावित...
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Another silicosis patient dies without govt help

JAIPUR: Sixty-six-year-old Baburam of Meghwalo ki Dhani in Dehra village in Balesar tehsil of Jodhpur had been certified as a patient of silicosis in August this year. When Rana Sengupta of Mine Labourers' Protection Campaign (MLPC) met him in early October, he could...

After SC ruling, DGMS to meet for silicosis survey

JAIPUR: The directorate general of mines safety (DGMS) of the Government of India has decided to hold a meeting in New Delhi on September 29 to discuss the occupational health and safety survey that the Supreme Court sought in an interim ruling last month. On August...

Rajasthan rights panel raps NIOH, Ahmedabad

JAIPUR: Rajasthan Human Rights Commission took to task the National Institute of Occupational Health (NIOH) Ahmedabad for negligence in following up on cases of suspected asbestosis. This is a lung disease that afflicts those with long exposure to asbestos. The fibres...

Silicosis patients struggle to raise slogans at Masuda

MASUDA, AJMER: About 300 people gathered at a public hearing on problems faced by silicosis patients at Masuda block of Ajmer district. Many of them had come from nearby districts like Pali, hearing of this gathering. Officials of the local administration, block...

सिलिकोसिस पीड़ितों को राहत दिलाने की शुरू हुई कवायद

जिले के सिलिकोसिस प्रभावितों को राहत देने की शुरुआत से ग्रामीणों को राहत मिली है। दरअसल शासन के आदेश के बाद सभी प्रकार के सिलिकोसिस मरीजों को आर्थिक सहायता के एलान के बाद औद्योगिक एवं स्वास्थ्य विभाग द्वारा पीड़ितों के गांव पहुंचकर उनसे आवेदन लिया। जिले में सर्वप्रथम...