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Crushing and Milling

Health risk effects from prolonged talc exposure not conclusive

While studies have confirmed a link between talc exposure and lung disease, a direct link with lung cancer has not yet been confirmed, says occupational health and hygiene provider Boletshe OHH Solutions owner and principal Occupational Hygienist...
5th October 2012
 
Platinum

Platinum health risk study due to be published by year-end

Pathologists at the South African National Institute for Occupational Health (NIOH) have examined the hearts and lungs of more than 100 000 mineworkers to date, including almost 13 000 platinum mineworkers. The results of research on the health...
24th August 2012
 
SAFETY AND HEALTH

Lung-diseased gold miners start UK legal action against Anglo

London law firm Leigh Day & Co has begun proceedings in the London High Court against Anglo American South Africa, as the Johannesburg-registered wholly owned subsidiary of London-based Anglo American plc. Lawyer Richard Meeran, who addressed a...
21st September 2011
 
Health and safety

Hearing loss, nutrition and dust-control under investigation

Kobus van Zyl Research body CSIR Miningtek’s Occupational Health Research Area (OH RA) focuses on two broad areas within the field of occupational health and hygiene.
9th May 2003
 
 
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