The aim of this study was to assess the prevalence of chronic respiratory symptoms, associated factors, and concentration of personal total wood dust level among medium-scale woodwork factory workers. Methods: An institutional based cross-sectional study was conducted among 506 woodwork factory workers. We selected study participants using a ...

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Monitoring And Assessment Of Airborne Respirable Limestone. Sep 01, 2019 The results showed that stone workers grinding and cutting sandstone had very high levels of respirable crystalline silica exposure.10 In cohort studies, Chen et al. found a significant exposure response relationship between silica dust and increased mortality among Chinese …

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Background Airborne dusts are being potentially harmful for workers in occupational environment. Exposure to respirable dust is the most important concern in textile workers for the widespread of occupational lung diseases, especially more serious in developing countries. The aim of the study was to assess the respirable dust exposure and associated …

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Dust Exposure Of Stone Grinding Mill Workers Health Risks associated with Stone Dust Exposure Stone dust is a byproduct of crushed rocks; as a multipurpose building material it provides compact results hat cloud of dust you see when a worker cuts or grinds concrete, brick, Health Dangers of Grinding and Deburring Dust The key is to remove dust ...

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Materials and methods: Based on the data received from voivodship and county sanitary inspection services, including the results of inhalable and respirable dust concentration measurements, performed under the project of workposts hygiene evaluaton, dust exposure in the construction industry was assessed, taking account of different kinds of dust. The results …

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Grinding. Polishing and forming of materials and work pieces. Operator and others within close vicinity Dust / respiratory problems caused by Exposure to silica dust 5 3 15 Dust Extraction system must be operating before any machining takes place. RPE provided, face fit …

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Sep 01, 2019 The results showed that stone workers grinding and cutting sandstone had very high levels of respirable crystalline silica exposure.10 In cohort studies, Chen et al. found a significant exposure response relationship between silica dust and increased mortality among Chinese workers due to cardiovascular disease, even at low dust concentrations

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The study further assessed the level of safety practices in mitigating the effects of silica dust exposure. The respondents were moderately aware (M=2.52) of the health effects, moderately aware ...

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Results We recruited a random sample of 506 workers in the study with a response rate of 98%. The prevalence of chronic respiratory health symptoms among woodworkers was 69.8% with a prevalence of ...

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assessment of the awareness and safety practices in mitigating hazards of silica dust exposure among construction workers February 2021 DOI: 10.33564/IJEAST.2021.v05i10.009

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Raising awareness of the negative health effects of silica dust exposure can minimize the human health hazards on workers (Gottesfeld et al., 2019;Kabir et al., 2018). ...

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Oct 17, 2019· When used properly, these methods are effective in limiting workers' exposure to respirable crystalline silica dust. This video describes how to fully and properly use a commercially-available shroud and a dust collection system to control dust when using a handheld grinder to remove mortar that contains crystalline silica.

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Background Assessment of OSH Hazards Exposure of Workers in SSGM ASSM – Informal & out of the mainstream The Philippines ranks 22nd among the list of world's gold producing countries in 2017 and 5th among the 6 Asian countries producing 91% of the precious metal in the continent About 236,000 workers are employed in mineral industry ...

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Outbreak of Silicosis among Engineered Stone . Exposure to silica dust is a health hazard for workers who manufacture, finish, and install natural and engineered stone countertop products. Symptoms of silicosis may include cough, fatigue, shortness of breath, or chest pain. Silicosis typically occurs after 10 or more years of exposure

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Assessment of dust exposure and chronic respiratory symptoms among workers in medium scale woodwork factories in Ethiopia; a cross sectional study ... no occupational safety and health training ...

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Eighty-five quartz mill stone-grinding workers belonging to the Naika, Rathwa and Damor tribes of Chhotaudepur village of the Godhra region of Gujarat, Western India were surveyed and examined to assess health effects related to free silica dust exposure. The mean age for the subjects was 28.2 +/- 9.2 years, while the mean duration of ...

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Results also showed that stone crushing workers suffered from symptoms of respiratory diseases (82.17%), allergies (72.13%), headaches (75.09%), coughing (78.36%), and tiredness (92.31%). PMID: 31712911 [Indexed for MEDLINE] MeSH terms Adult Aerosols Air Pollutants, Occupational/analysis* Dust/analysis* Environmental Exposure/analysis*

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Two engineered stone fabrication workers died last year in California from severe silicosis at the ages of 36 and 38. According to CDPH, both worked at a stone countertop fabrication company performing tasks such as polishing, dry cutting, and grinding slabs of engineered stone, which can contain more than 90 percent crystalline silica.

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