health issues in granite quarry in nigeria

Assessment of Quarrying Activities and Dust-related

The study aimed at assessing the quarrying activities in relation to dust-related health problems among quarry workers in Ebonyi State, Nigeria. The study employed a cross sectional study that ...

Pulmonary Problems among Quarry Workers of Stone

Abstract. Background: Respiratory problem is one of the major health hazards in dust-exposed workers; it is a major cause of morbidity and mortality all over the world. Objective: To determine the prevalence of respiratory problems and lung function impairment among quarry workers in Ebonyi State, Nigeria. Methods: Respiratory problems and lung function were studied in 403 quarry workers aged ...

Pulmonary problems among quarry workers of stone

BACKGROUND: Respiratory problem is one of the major health hazards in dust-exposed workers; it is a major cause of morbidity and mortality all over the world. OBJECTIVE: To determine the prevalence of respiratory problems and lung function impairment among quarry workers in Ebonyi State, Nigeria.

PROBLEMS OF WORKERS ENGAGED IN QUARRY MINES

2021-5-15 · In Abeokuta, Ogun State, the most prevalence health problem of the prevalence near quarries in a work done on 7 th march 2013 include: Nasal infection 29.3% cough (26.0%) catarrh (20.0%) and sinusitis (15,0%). Also on a study done by Ghottar, et al the prevalence among stone quarry workers was 32.5%.

Correlates of Stone Quarry Workers' Awareness of Work ...

Correlates of Stone Quarry Workers' Awareness of Work-related Ocular Health Hazards and Utilization of Protective Eye Devices: Findings in Southeastern Nigeria. Ezisi CN(1), Eze BI(2), Okoye O(2), Arinze O(1). Author information: (1)Department of Ophthalmology, Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.

Correlates of stone quarry workers' awareness of work ...

Objective: To assess the awareness of work-related ocular health hazards and utilization of personal protective eye devices (PPEDs) among stone quarry workers in Abakaliki, southeastern Nigeria.Materials and Methods: In a cross-sectional survey of stone quarry industry workers in Abakiliki, conducted between March and April, 2012, data on participants' socio-demographics, job characteristics ...

Critical Issues of Sustainability Associated with Quarry ...

2019-8-24 · Critical Issues of Sustainability Associated with Quarry Activities Abstract The concern that quarry activities threaten the sustainability of total environment in many developing countries is on the increase. To address this issue with affordable solution, Iyuku community of Auchi, Nigeria

Socio-Economic Impact of Granite Stone Quarry

2019-12-26 · conclusion, granite stone quarries provide significant socio-economic benefits, especially in improving workers’ social class, communal issues, which seldom arise, were been curbed through reviewing of operational methods by granite stone quarries. Keywords: Livelihood, granite stone, quarry jobs, Nigeria 1. INTRODUCTION

Health And Safety In Quarrying | Agg-Net

2021-8-19 · For individual quarry operations, as part of their risk-assessment programme under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations, 1999, health risks can be assessed subjectively. In order to be able to make an assessment of the risk of health hazards, the two major elements that need to be considered are (fig. 2):

THE NATURAL RADIOACTIVITY MEASUREMENTS AND

2019-7-9 · Akpan, 2016), but data is scarce about the radioactivity levels and the health hazard implications of quarry products from southeastern Nigeria. The purpose of this research therefore is to measure the activity concentrations of the natural radionuclides in selected quarry sites in the south eastern Nigeria. These

This work is licensed Pulmonary Problems among Quarry ...

2015-2-5 · Pulmonary Problems among Quarry Workers of Stone Crushing Industrial Site at Umuoghara, Ebonyi State, Nigeria AN Nwibo1, EI Ugwuja1, NO Nwambeke2, OF Emelumadu2, LU Ogbonnaya3 Abstract Background: Respiratory problem is one of the major health hazards in dust-exposed workers; it is a major cause of morbidity and mortality all over the world.

Pulmonary problems among quarry workers of stone

BACKGROUND: Respiratory problem is one of the major health hazards in dust-exposed workers; it is a major cause of morbidity and mortality all over the world. OBJECTIVE: To determine the prevalence of respiratory problems and lung function impairment among quarry workers in Ebonyi State, Nigeria.

THE TYPES OF HEALTH HAZARDS FACED BY QUARRY

2021-5-15 · Quarry workers are exposed to chemical agents from quarry such as silica, asbestos, coal dust, etc which can give to respiratory problems. The work done by A.N. Nwibo, E.I. Ugwuja in Ebonyi State, Nigeria on respiratory problems among quarry wokers showed that 47.6% had chest pain, 40.7% had occasional cough, 6.5% had occasional shortness of breath and 5. 2 % had wheezing among 403

Occupational hazards and safety measures among stone ...

The health conditions of workers all over the world vary widely, depending among others on the geographical location, the type of employment and the patterns of work. The study was undertaken to determine the occupational hazards, and safety measures among Stone quarry workers in Zaria, Northern Nigeria. It involved the administration of questionnaires to all the workers in the quarry in

Critical Issues of Sustainability Associated with Quarry ...

2019-8-24 · Critical Issues of Sustainability Associated with Quarry Activities Abstract The concern that quarry activities threaten the sustainability of total environment in many developing countries is on the increase. To address this issue with affordable solution, Iyuku community of Auchi, Nigeria

Socio-Economic Impact of Granite Stone Quarry

2019-12-26 · conclusion, granite stone quarries provide significant socio-economic benefits, especially in improving workers’ social class, communal issues, which seldom arise, were been curbed through reviewing of operational methods by granite stone quarries. Keywords: Livelihood, granite stone, quarry jobs, Nigeria 1. INTRODUCTION

Correlates of stone quarry workers' awareness of work ...

Objective: To assess the awareness of work-related ocular health hazards and utilization of personal protective eye devices (PPEDs) among stone quarry workers in Abakaliki, southeastern Nigeria.Materials and Methods: In a cross-sectional survey of stone quarry industry workers in Abakiliki, conducted between March and April, 2012, data on participants' socio-demographics, job characteristics ...

Health And Safety In Quarrying | Agg-Net

2021-8-19 · For individual quarry operations, as part of their risk-assessment programme under the Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations, 1999, health risks can be assessed subjectively. In order to be able to make an assessment of the risk of health hazards, the two major elements that need to be considered are (fig. 2):

Occupational health and safety hazards associated with ...

Occupational health and safety hazards associated with quarrying activities; A case of Mutonga Quarry, Meru County, Kenya. @inproceedings{Wanjiku2015OccupationalHA, title={Occupational health and safety hazards associated with quarrying activities; A case of Mutonga Quarry, Meru County, Kenya.}, author={M. Wanjiku}, year={2015} } M. Wanjiku

Environmental Challenges of Quarry Activities in Part of ...

2020-4-2 · similar to health problems found prevalent among residents living near quarry sites (Oguntoke et al, 2009). A survey of the communities and the quarries in the Lower Manya Krobo District in the Eastern region of Ghana revealed worrying issues concerning the impacts of the mining activity on the environment which included impact

Correlates of Stone Quarry Workers' Awareness of Work ...

Correlates of Stone Quarry Workers' Awareness of Work-related Ocular Health Hazards and Utilization of Protective Eye Devices: Findings in Southeastern Nigeria. Ezisi CN(1), Eze BI(2), Okoye O(2), Arinze O(1). Author information: (1)Department of Ophthalmology, Federal Teaching Hospital, Abakaliki, Ebonyi State, Nigeria.

Occupational hazards and safety measures among stone ...

The health conditions of workers all over the world vary widely, depending among others on the geographical location, the type of employment and the patterns of work. The study was undertaken to determine the occupational hazards, and safety measures among Stone quarry workers in Zaria, Northern Nigeria. It involved the administration of questionnaires to all the workers in the quarry in

Correlates of stone quarry workers' awareness of work ...

Objective: To assess the awareness of work-related ocular health hazards and utilization of personal protective eye devices (PPEDs) among stone quarry workers in Abakaliki, southeastern Nigeria.Materials and Methods: In a cross-sectional survey of stone quarry industry workers in Abakiliki, conducted between March and April, 2012, data on participants' socio-demographics, job characteristics ...

Environmental Effect of Quarrying Activities in Oba-Ile ...

2019-7-1 · Environmental Effect of Quarrying Activities in Oba-Ile, Akure, Ondo State, South-West Nigeria Daramola. Abayomi S.1 And Imoukhuede. Kehinde A.2 1civil Engineering Technology Department, Rufus Giwa Polytechnic, P.M.B. 1019, Owo, Ondo State Nigeria

Aliyu AA, Shehu AU. Occupational hazards and safety ...

Background: The World Health Organization (WHO) defined "occupational health” as dealing with all aspects of health and safety in the workplace and has a strong focus on primary prevention of hazards.A hazard is any source of potential damage, harm or adverse health effects on something or someone under certain conditions at work.

Baseline Levels of the Chemical Parameters in the Vicinity ...

2020-8-1 · 2Department of Chemistry, Western Delta University, Oghara, Delta State, Nigeria 1. INTRODUCTION A quarry is a type of open-pit mine from which rock or minerals are extracted. Quarries are generally used for extracting building materials, such as dimension stone, construction aggregate, riprap, sand, and gravel.

(PDF) ASSESS THE PREVALENCE OF RESPIRATORY

The study was aimed to In 1990, the World Health Organization/World Bank Global Burden assess the prevalence of respiratory problems and determine the of Disease study estimated the global prevalence of Chronic level of knowledge on health effects of people living near to quarry Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) to be 9.33 per 1000 at ...

Assessment of particulate matter (PM2.5, PM10) in air ...

Assessment of particulate matter (PM2.5, PM10) in air, elemental composition of granite and weather parameters at a quarry site in Ngwogwo, Ebonyi State, Nigeria. Nigerian Journal of Environmental Sciences and Technology , 4(1), pp. 182-196.

Chinese Quarries, Others In Search Of Solid Minerals ...

2019-7-16 · Health is wealth. But quarry communities in Ogun are losing both to mining companies, which are breaking everything, including the mining laws, Gbenga Ogundare reports.

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