978-3-659-94384-3

Health Effects of Dust Exposure on the Respiratory Function of Miners

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Summary:

This book was written to guide the Mining Industry as far as safety and occupational health is concerned. It examined the health effects of the most exposed substance, dust, to underground gold mine workers in the South African Gold Mining Industry. The effect(s) this mostly silica-contained dust particles has on the respiratory function of the underground gold miners; and the prevalence of other respiratory/pulmonary diseases in comparism with non-miners was equally examined and reported. This book has information that could help, guide, and inform both the employees and employers in the gold mining industry. Since gold has remained a global priced and valued commodity,,; the essence of this book cannot be over-emphasized.

Author:

Olukayode Oladeji Alewi

Biographie:

Dr. Olukayode Oladeji Alewi is a passionate Physiotherapist, lifestyle Medical practitioner and a Public Health Expert. He has a 5-year first degree in physiotherapy from the College of Medicine University of Lagos. He proceeded in his career with a clinical doctorate from the University of Michigan, USA. Recently bagged a PhD in public health.

Number of Pages:

132

Book language:

English

Published On:

2019-02-06

ISBN:

978-3-659-94384-3

Publishing House:

LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing

Keywords:

Health, respiratory function, FORCE VITAL CAPACITY, FORCED EXPERATORY VOLUME, MINER

Product category:

MEDICAL / General