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Impact of Opencast Coal Mining on Health: A Study of North Eastern Coal Field, Assam

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Human health risk assessment in opencast coal mines

2021-4-1  Human health risk assessment in opencast coal mines and coal-fired thermal power plants surrounding area due to inhalation

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A guide to assessing the health and wellbeing impacts of ...

2015-10-27  Opencast coal mining: process and method Opencast mining, a method of mining introduced in 1942 to maintain coal supplies du ring the Second World War, is a quarrying method that is viable where a coal seam is relatively near the land surface or where a pit can expose a number of seams within an acceptable depth (normally up to 100m in the UK).

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Living near opencast coal mining sites and children's ...

2020-9-19  The current study was initiated in 1993 in response to concerns expressed by local community groups about a possible link between living close to opencast coal mining sites and respiratory ill health, and this concern has continued to be raised. 9-13 The study was designed to compare rural and semiurban populations exposed to a mixture of background and opencast mining

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Safety and health in opencast mines - ILO

2020-4-9  The ILO Code of practice on safety and health in opencast mines was adopted by a Meeting of Experts held in Geneva from 16 to 20 October 2017, in accordance with a Governing Body decision at its 329th Session (March 2017). This code of practice replaces an

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Health and Safety at Opencast Mines, Alluvial Mines and ...

2018-7-11  extraction of coal and where no person works underground. > Opencast metalliferous mining operation means any mining operation associated with the extraction of minerals and where no person works underground. In this document, these types are collectively called “opencast mines”. You should get legal advice if you are unsure

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Time trends and future prediction of coal worker’s ...

2018-8-14  The opencast coal mine is not a closed space and the dust may diffuse quickly and irregularly. Dust concentrations also change in the same site. Although the average dust concentrations in the opencast coal mines usually were lower than the MSHA Permissible Exposure Limit (PEL) in all job categories, most of dust concentrations from surface mine driller areas were higher than the quartz

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The public health impacts of surface coal mining

It is estimated that there were annually 105835 restricted 18 activity days and 336832 respiratory symptoms cases due to the direct impact of the opencast coal 19 mining.

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Impacts of opencast coal mine and mine fire on the

2018-6-3  In these processes, the mobilization of potential organic and heavy metal contaminants affects the quality of soil and health of the inhabitants. Soil samples were collected from the nearby areas of an opencast coal mine (OCM) and a coal fire affected area (CFA) located in Jharia coalfield

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Respiratory Health Effects of Opencast Coalmining: a

Keywords: opencast coalmining; occupational dust exposure; respiratory health In the United Kingdom and other countries opencast (surface or strip) mining is increas ingly being used to supply industry's coal requirements because the coal is produced at lower cost. However, relatively little is known of the health effects of long term exposure ...

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Respiratory health effects of opencast coalmining: a

Respiratory health effects of opencast coalmining: a cross sectional study of current workers. Love RG(1), Miller BG, Groat SK, Hagen S, Cowie HA, Johnston PP, Hutchison PA, Soutar CA. ... (used to move earth and stone from layers of coal). There were clear differences in mean respirable dust and quartz concentrations between occupational groups.

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Human health risk assessment in opencast coal mines

2021-4-1  Human health risk assessment in opencast coal mines and coal-fired thermal power plants surrounding area due to inhalation. Author links open ... The study area is located in a region of highly mechanized opencast coal mines and coal–fired thermal power plants located in Singrauli Coalfield industrial complex in Singrauli and Sonebhadra ...

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Living near opencast coal mining sites and children's ...

2020-9-19  OBJECTIVES To answer the question whether living near opencast coal mining sites affects acute and chronic respiratory health. METHODS All 4860 children aged 1–11 from five socioeconomically matched pairs of communities close to active opencast sites and control sites away from them were selected. Exposure was assessed by concentrations of particulate matter with aerodynamic diameter

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A guide to assessing the health and wellbeing impacts of ...

2015-10-27  History of coal production in the UK Opencast coal mining: process and method Opencast coal mining across the world The economics of opencast Policy context in Wales HIA within EIA 4 11 14 Section 2: Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Typologies and process Screening In house or commissioning? Scoping Establishing a steering group Assessment

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Code of practice on safety and health in opencast mines

2018-12-11  The original code of practice, 'Safety and health in opencast mines', was published in 1991. This revised code reflects the many changes in the industry, its workforce, the roles of the competent authorities, employers, workers and their organizations, and the development of new ILO instruments on occupational safety and health (OSH), including the Safety and Health

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Assessment of occupational health exposure to

2018-7-12  Onder M, Yigit E (2009) Assessment of respirable dust exposures in an opencast coal mine. Environ Monit Assess 152(1–4):393–401. Article Google Scholar Pless-Mulloli T, Howel D, King A, Stone I, Merefield J, Bessell J, Darnell R (2000) Living near opencast coal mining sites and children’s respiratory health.

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Menar extends opencast coal operations

2021-4-30  It has a coal reserve of about 41.9-million tons and will extend the LoM by more than 20 years. “The new C-Block opencast pit will produce 25 000 t/m of RoM coal. Additionally, H-block is also ...

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Time trends and future prediction of coal worker’s ...

2018-8-14  the Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of 1969 established the current federal exposure limit for respirable dust in underground and opencast coal mines, the surveillance system of CWP does not extend to surface coal miners. A Coal Workers’ Health Surveillance Program for 16 states with active surface coal mines showed that 2.0% of

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Respiratory Health Effects of Opencast Coalmining: a

Keywords: opencast coalmining; occupational dust exposure; respiratory health In the United Kingdom and other countries opencast (surface or strip) mining is increas ingly being used to supply industry's coal requirements because the coal is produced at lower cost. However, relatively little is known of the health effects of long term exposure ...

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A guide to assessing the health and wellbeing impacts of ...

2015-10-27  History of coal production in the UK Opencast coal mining: process and method Opencast coal mining across the world The economics of opencast Policy context in Wales HIA within EIA 4 11 14 Section 2: Health Impact Assessment (HIA) Typologies and process Screening In house or commissioning? Scoping Establishing a steering group Assessment

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Living near opencast coal mining sites and children’s ...

Living near opencast coal mining sites and children’s respiratory health Tanja Pless-Mulloli, Denise Howel, Andrew King, Ian Stone, John Merefield, Jan Bessell, Ross Darnell Abstract Objectives—To answer the question whe-ther living near opencast coal mining sites aVects acute and chronic respiratory health.

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Health Damages from Air Pollution: Evidence from

2018-11-19  Health Damages from Air Pollution: Evidence from Opencast Coal Mining Region of Odisha, India Tapaswini Nayak and Indrani Roy Chowdhury Abstract: The present study examines the productive day‘s loss of local communities in the opencast coal mining region of Angul (Talcher) district in

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(PDF) Impacts of opencast coal mine and mine fire on

Coal from its excavation, processing, and utilization creates environmental problems and health hazards. In these processes, the mobilization of potential organic and heavy metal contaminants affects the quality of soil and health of the inhabitants.

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Menar extends opencast coal operations

2021-4-30  It has a coal reserve of about 41.9-million tons and will extend the LoM by more than 20 years. “The new C-Block opencast pit will produce 25 000 t/m of RoM coal. Additionally, H-block is also ...

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Microscopy of Airborne Particulates from Opencast

Microscopy of Airborne Particulates from Opencast Coal Pits. - Volume 6 Issue S2. Skip to main content Accessibility help We use cookies to distinguish you from other users and to provide you with a better experience on our websites. Close this message to accept

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Air Pollution due to Opencast Coal Mining and It's

2014-2-14  Opencast mining dominates the coal producti on scenario in India due to the techno-economic factor, better safety, etc. At the time of nationali zation in 1973, when the total Auti1or for corresponclcncc coal production was 75 Mt/y the share of opencast mining was 20 per cent. By 2000 AD when the total coal

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Opencast coal 'crisis' HeraldScotland

2014-12-21  The Scottish opencast coal industry is facing a renewed crisis that could leave communities and landscapes across Scotland devastated, leading politicians and environmentalists are warning.

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Chemical characterization of PM10 and evaluation of

2020-2-8  The health effect of the PM depends on the type of chemical present. In this paper, an attempt has been made to measure the PM10 concentration around a high mechanized opencast coal mine in India, and the seasonal variations were studied.

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Menar extends opencast coal operations

2021-4-30  It has a coal reserve of about 41.9-million tons and will extend the LoM by more than 20 years. “The new C-Block opencast pit will produce 25 000 t/m of RoM coal. Additionally, H-block is also ...

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A Report of a Health Impact Assessment Study of an ...

The health impact assessment was a response to public concern about the potential health effects of the Ffos-Y-Fran Land Reclamation Scheme Incorporating Extraction of Coal by Opencast Methods. Indeed, an approach was made to the Welsh Health Impact Assessment Support Unit

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Opencast coal Agg-Net

2020-10-28  Strong financial performance from The Banks Group. Group reports combined profits of £18.3 million for year ended 30 September 2019. Tagged in: Banks Mining Opencast coal Renewable Energy Business finance. 04 June 2020 Education Training.

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Air Pollution due to Opencast Coal Mining and It's

2014-2-14  Opencast mining dominates the coal producti on scenario in India due to the techno-economic factor, better safety, etc. At the time of nationali zation in 1973, when the total Auti1or for corresponclcncc coal production was 75 Mt/y the share of opencast mining was 20 per cent. By 2000 AD when the total coal

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Ffos-y-fran opencast coal mine, South Wales, United ...

2017-8-28  Since 2003, the United Valleys Action Group (UVAG) have resisted opencast mining at Ffos-y-Fran, and proposals for further extraction at neighbouring Nant Llesg. Opposition has centered on the health impacts of coal dust, the visual impact of mining on the landscape, and the role of coal

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East Pit Celtic Energy - coal

2021-6-6  East Pit East Opencast Coal Site is situated on the northern outcrop of the South Wales coalfield in the upper Amman Valley near the villages of Tairgwaith, Brynamman and Cwmllynfell where the mine produces high quality anthracite coal from the twelve individual coal seams that are lying up to one hundred and fifty metres below the surface.

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34. Settlement of opencast coal mining backfill at

2019-5-21  Settlement of opencast coal mining backfill at Horsley 1973–1992 J. A. Charles, D. Burford and D. B. Hughes Linking regional wave conditions to local beach profile change

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The coal boom choking China Environment The

2015-6-5  The fuel China dug up last year alone will produce around 9bn tonnes of carbon dioxide as it burns, more than all the coal used around the world in 1990. One reason for Beijing's newfound urgency ...

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Mining health and safety: 7 common risks to protect ...

2020-3-6  Furthermore, companies should provide training for workers, especially new and young employees, and monitor the health of workers at risk. 7. Chemical hazards. Mine workers are often exposed to harmful chemicals. “As an example, the most common group of chemicals that cause concern in a coal

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