compensation of occupational asthma in south african gold . S African gold miners gun for mining firms Al Jazeera . Features South Africa S African gold miners gun for mining to the mine's compensation scheme masks are not compulsory in South African gold mines,
South African Gold Producers Reach Lung-Disease Gold Silver Reports (GSR) – South African Gold Producers Reach Lung-Disease Settlement — The agreement provides for compensation for all eligible workers suffering from silicosis or tuberculosis who worked in the companies' mines at any point since March 1965, the parties said
South African miners face an epidemic of occupational lung diseases. Despite a plethora of research on the mining industry, and the gold mining industry in particular, research impact (including disease surveillance) on policy implementation and occupational health systems performance lags. We
Hnizdo, E., Murray, J. and Davison, A.: 2000, Correlation between autopsy findings for chronic obstructive airways disease and in-life disability in South African gold miners, International Archives of Occupational and Environmental Health 73, 235–244.
09.06.2010 The gold mining sector came under heavy criticism from clinicians, ex-miners, advocacy groups and the Minister of Health for the TB crisis it faces at the recent South African TB Conference. "If TB/HIV is a snake in Southern Africa, we know that its head is in South Africa in the mines," stated
By Pete Lewis. The appeal by the country's biggest gold mining companies against last year's decision by the South Gauteng High Court to allow sick gold miners to fight for compensation as a group is to be heard in the Supreme Court of Appeal in May.
The Chamber of Mines and the Occupational Lung Disease Working Group have been working closely with the Compensation Commissioner to try to tackle the administrative obstacles faced by the Medical Bureau for Occupational Disease (MBOD) and Compensation Commissioner for Occupational Disease (CCOD).
General overview on mine health and safety performance for 2014 There has been a marked improvement in health and safety in the sector over the past twenty years, as result of renewed focus by the department as well as collaboration with key stakeholders.