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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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Reports

  • Asbestos in India  – Status Report
  • Contaminated by orphaned mine waste – The sorrow of roro river Read Report
  • Roro Hills: Legacy Asbestos Mines, Jharkhand, India – click the link
  • The Blighted hills of Roro, Jharkhand, India: A Tale of corporate greed and abandonment Read Report
  • The Blighted hills of Roro – A report of the fact-finding team to the abandoned asbestos mines in Roro hills, Chaibasa, West Singbhum district, Jharkhand, February 2003 Read Report
  • Bangladesh visit January 2013 Read Report
  • What child do you know who always makes a “reasonably foreseeable use” of her/his toys? Read Report
  • Steps and rationale for diagnosis of silicosis and asbestosis Read Report
  • Medical camps in Rajasthan, Ahmedabad and Madhya Pradesh Read Report
  • A Fox in the hen house: Made-to-order science and India’s asbestos policy Read Report
  • Exporting harm: How Canada markets asbestos to the developing world

  • Employee state insurance corporation – Myths and realities Read More
  • The Remnants of asbestos mining in Rajasthan; An occupational health update Read More
  • World health organization – Asbestos: elimination of asbestos-related diseases. WHO has released a new fact sheet for elimination of Asbestos dated July 2010 Read More
  • The Mysterious case of fainting workers – Independent fact finding team’s report on the 23rd July mass fainting of workers in Foxconn India Factory in Seriperumbadur, Tamil Nadu, India Read report