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Document ID (ISN)111848
CIS number 11-0458
ISSN - Serial title 0788-4877 - African Newsletter on Occupational Health and Safety
Year 2011
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Hahn M.G., Pule T., Sutherland D.K.B., Schutte S., Rees D., Murray J., Grainger L., Herrera-Montero V., Cárdenas P.
Title Mining
Bibliographic information Apr. 2011, Vol.21, No.1, p.1-19 (whole issue). Illus. Bibl.ref.
Internet access Mining.pdf [in English]
Abstract Collection of articles on occupational safety and health in mines of relevance to African countries. Topics covered: mining activities and occupational safety and health at work; occupational injuries in a gold mining company in Ghana; ergonomics as a practice for safe and healthy mining in South African mines; considerations when designing monitoring of silica-exposed miners in southern Africa; mine safety in Chile.
Descriptors (primary) Africa; ILO; occupational safety and health; mining industry; risk factors; developing countries
Descriptors (secondary) Ghana; South Africa; Chile; silica; ergonomics; medical supervision; frequency rates; statistical trends
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceILO
Subject(s) Mines and quarries
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Chemical safety
Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Mining and quarrying
OSH in developing countries