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...

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....

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...

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...

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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  • The Campaign to End Silicosis written by Kane F. The article is one of the many articles published by the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA). The article appeared in the Job Safety & Health Quarterly (JSHQ). 1997 Winter/Spring. To read the article click here