health impacts granite quarry in nigeria

Impact of Granite Quarrying on the Health of Workers and ...

For example, a cross-sectional study on the prevalence of medical symptoms among quarry workers and people living near a granite quarry in Nigeria reported high cough, sinusitis, rhinitis, and ...

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(PDF) Impact of Granite Quarrying on the Health of

Awareness and compliance with use of safety protective devices and patterns of injury among quarry workers in Sabon-Gari Local Government Area, Kaduna state North-Western Nigeria By Muawiyya Sufiyan Estimation of Air Quality Status due to Quarrying activities and its Impacts on the Environment and Health of the People

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Assessment of Environmental Impacts of Quarry

2016-11-23  Assessment of Environmental Impacts of Quarry Operation in Ogun State, Nigeria ... have lots of environmental and health impacts. These have ... involves the drilling of the granite outcrop and ...

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health implications of quarry activities in nigeria

Health Impacts Granite Quarry In Nigeria. impact of granite quarrying on the health of workers and nearby residents in abeokuta ogun state nigeria exposed to quarry pollutants in south eastern ,(pdf) effect of quarrying activity on biodiversity case study of ,all the quarry companies at ogbere community. references. adeola ml (1991). wildlife ...

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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF STONE QUARRYING

2018-7-12  ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF STONE QUARRYING ACTIVITIES IN EBONYI STATE, NIGERIA Dr. Kalu, Ezichi Department of Quantity Surveying Akanu Ibiam Federal Polytechnic, Unwana, Nigeria ABSTRACT This study evaluated the effect of quarrying on the environment in Ishiagu and Akpoha in Ebonyi State.

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(PDF) Occupational hazards and safety measures among

In Nigeria there is still paucity of literature on health and safety measures among quarry workers as the few studies carried out were in the Eastern and Northern part of Nigeria [6, 8]. A ...

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

2019-7-1  Therefore, this study will assess the impacts and vulnerability of pollutions and the attendant environmental effects associated with quarrying activities emanating from three quarry sites located along Akure-Owo Road, Oba-Ile, in Ondo State, Nigeria. Study Sites Stoneworks, RCC and JCC Quarries are located along Akure-Owo Road in a locality called

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Health workers leaving no stone unturned, responding to ...

2021-11-12  Maiduguri November 4, 2021- In Nigeria’s North East, 12 years of insurgency and attendant security challenges had major impact on the mental health of people living in the region.Since the beginning of the conflict, more than 43 000 people have died from Boko Haram violence. Mrs Balu Bukar Adamu is a Nurse and one of the frontline health workers at Herwa Peace Primary Health Care (PHC ...

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(PDF) Estimation of Air Quality Status due to Quarrying ...

the impact of granite quarrying on the health of workers, established that, 26% of the workers suffered predominantly from cough , 20% from catarrh and 15%

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Effects of Quarry Activities on some Selected

2013-12-24  mer, blocks or sheets of stone, such as marble, are ex-tracted in different shapes and sizes for different pur-poses. In the crushed stone industry, granite, limestone, sandstone, or basaltic rocks are crushed for use princi-pally as concrete aggregate or roadstone. During the

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(PDF) Impact of Granite Quarrying on the Health of

Awareness and compliance with use of safety protective devices and patterns of injury among quarry workers in Sabon-Gari Local Government Area, Kaduna state North-Western Nigeria By Muawiyya Sufiyan Estimation of Air Quality Status due to Quarrying activities and its Impacts on the Environment and Health of the People

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

2019-7-1  Therefore, this study will assess the impacts and vulnerability of pollutions and the attendant environmental effects associated with quarrying activities emanating from three quarry sites located along Akure-Owo Road, Oba-Ile, in Ondo State, Nigeria. Study Sites Stoneworks, RCC and JCC Quarries are located along Akure-Owo Road in a locality called

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Potential Environmental Impacts of Quarrying Stone in ...

2002-2-7  Potential Environmental Impacts of Quarrying Stone in Karst— A Literature Review By William H. Langer Open-File Report OF–01–0484 2001 This report is preliminary and has not been reviewed for conformity with U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) editorial standards

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Radon Exposures in Granite Quarry - Natural Stone

2019-10-24  Environmental Health Engineering eheinc 5 Radon Exposures in a Granite Quarry RESULTS Literature Review Results Quarry Types and Dimensions: In general, mines are typically defined as either surface or sub-surface (underground) mines, as these are the most common excavation methods.

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Health And Safety In Quarrying Agg-Net

2021-11-17  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):

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Impact of Air Pollution from Quarrying and Stone Cutting ...

2016-6-6  More than 300 quarries and 1000 stone cutting industries are exist in Palestine, with a total annual yield of 100 million tons of raw stone and 25 million square meters of good stone. Unfortunately, this industry is usually associated with air pollution. To assess the impact of such action on agriculture and plant biodiversity, two methods including measurement of the particulate matters (PM ...

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Hydraulic Impacts of Quarries and Gravel Pits

2014-9-17  impact of the dewatering at the Kraemer Quarry is shown in Figure 2. This lowering could affect Figure 2. The impacts on ground-water levels of drawdown at Kraemer Quarry. neighboring wells and testifies to the need for careful evaluation of quarry dewatering proposals and long-term monitoring of the dewatering impacts on the local aquifer.

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Lung Function and Respiratory Health of Populations

2020-8-20  near quarry sites compared to a control group, which found lower lung function parameters among the workers and nearby residents compared to the control group [22]. In Palestine, there was only one study that investigated the overall environmental impacts of stone quarry work in Jammain village located in the north of the West Bank.

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Environmental impact assessment (EIA) of hard rock ...

2020-8-12  The increase in demand of building stones and construction-grade sand has resulted in aggressive hard rock quarrying in many parts of the world. The problems are to be evaluated in detail for the judicious use of resources on the one hand and ensuring health of the ecosystems on the other. The present study aims to evaluate the impact of hard rock quarrying on one of the important twin - river ...

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Health Risks Associated with Exposure to Airborne ...

What are the health risks associated with exposure to PM? PM 10 and PM 2.5 are particles that are small enough to penetrate the delicate lining of the respiratory system following inhalation. The health effects of inhalable PM are well documented. Health risks are due to exposure over both the short term (hours, days) and long term (months, years).

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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF STONE QUARRYING

2018-7-12  ground vibration arising from blasting, crushing and emission of noxious gases have negative impacts on human health and well being. Quarry products are increasingly demanded for industrial, domestic; agricultural and other purposes so as to satisfy the needs of the rapidly growing population.

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health impact of stone dust on quarry workers

2021-9-14  health impacts granite quarry in nigeria. Respiratory problem is one of the major health hazards in dustexposed workers it is a major cause of morbidity and mortality all over the world ment among quarry workers in Ebonyi State Nigeria ated from granite quarrying contain 71. More Detail; Impact of Air Pollution from Quarrying and Stone Cutting

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impact of granite quarry on the environment

health impacts granite quarry in nigeria. the : a case . the : a case study of iyuku community, edo state, nigeria by bldr. m. o. oboirien 08064326749, 08052273676 department of building technology auchi polytechnic, auchi edo state 1 abstract deterioration of pulmonary function in stone

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Environmental impact assessment (EIA) of hard rock ...

2020-8-12  Impact of granite quarrying on the health of workers and nearby residents in Abeokuta Ogun State, Nigeria. Ethiopian Journal of Environmental Studies and Management, 2(1), 1–11. Google Scholar Orr, I., Krumenacher, M. (2015). Environmental impacts of industrial silica sand (frac sand) mining. Heartland Policy Study.

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Effect of quarrying activity on biodiversity: Case study ...

2015-9-19  Nigeria. 2Department of Botany and Microbiology, Faculty of Science, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. Accepted 18 October 2010 This study was carried out in quarry site at Ogbere town located at Ijebu-North Local Government Area of Ogun State; with main aim of assessing the impact of the quarry activity on bio-diversity within the

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ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT OF QUARRY ACTIVITIES IN

2019-5-27  dams at quarry sites is also a common feature in abandoned quarry sites. In Nigeria mining started with exploitation of cassiterite, produced about a thousand ton in 1909, Nigeria Mining Corporation (NMC) was responsible for the mining of Gold in 1914, coal in 1915 (in collaboration with Nigeria Coal Corporation NCC) and lead and zinc in 1947.

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Natural Radionuclides Content in Granites from

Natural radionuclides content in granite from eight functional quarries in Osun State, Southwestern Nigeria was assessed. Eighty granite samples comprise ¾ inches. ½ inch and stone-dust were collected from Wolid, Slava, Ayofe, Espro, Ife/Modakeke, Krystal Vountein, Clario and Omidiran quarries in the State. Measurement was done using a high purity germanium (HPGe) detector.

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Critical Issues of Sustainability Associated with Quarry ...

2019-8-24  increase in quarry activities includes, threats to health and safety, displacement of communities, damage of cultural sites. While the mining companies and the government benefits from quarrying activity, host communities suffer from the negative impacts. This has led to persistent conflicts between the quarry operators and the host communities ...

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Potential Environmental Impacts of Quarrying Stone in ...

2002-2-7  Potential Environmental Impacts of Quarrying Stone in Karst— A Literature Review By William H. Langer Open-File Report OF–01–0484 2001 This report is preliminary and has not been reviewed for conformity with U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) editorial standards

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Evaluation of the Stone and Marble Industry in Palestine ...

The noise and dust impacts have adversely affected the health of people, dwelling next to rock-quarrying sites and stone-cutting plants, let alone the hazards that result from the quarries that were left without restoration once the ore of limestone runs out, or if were found that the quarry site has bad quality of rocks and, thus, it was shut ...

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