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Document ID (ISN)105980
CIS number 06-1269
Year 2006
Convention or series no.
Title Silicosis elimination programme: Silicosis prevention information resource
Bibliographic information Mine Health and Safety Council, Safety in Mines Research Advisory Committee (SIMRAC), Braamfontein Centre, 23 Jorissen Street, Braamfontein 2001, South Africa, Mar. 2006. Information package (booklet, 4 CDs, 2 DVDs).
Abstract This information resource was developed to strengthen dust-control programmes in the South African mining industry. It comprises: a booklet on mining industry best practice for the prevention of silicosis; 4 CDs containing information resources on silicosis prevention from Australia, Europe, North America and South Africa; the World Health Organization (WHO) document, Hazard Prevention and Control in the Work Environment; Airborne Dust, a programme for a two-day course on airborne dust control and additional training material; and 2 DVDs containing videos on silicosis and dust control.
Descriptors (primary) dust control; South Africa; training material; silicosis; mining industry; silica
Descriptors (secondary) airborne dust; DVD; coal dust; CD-ROM; respirators; quarrying industry; training manuals
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceSouth Africa
Subject(s) Mines and quarries
Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Pneumoconioses
Mining and quarrying
OSH training