quarry accidents in ghana

Dozens of houses affected in quarry explosive accident ...

2021-4-26 · Three persons have been injured in an explosive waste disposal incident at Asaman in the Okere District of the Eastern Region. The injured were blasters who were disposing of the explosive items. They were rushed to the Eastern Regional Hospital for treatment. The incident which occurred on Sunday, April 25, 2021, at about 11:55 […]

An Examination of Causes of Accidents and Hazards in the ...

This study aims to examine the causes of accidents and hazards in the Ghanaian construction industry (GCI) from the perspectives of key stakeholders, and also the available legal regulations and provisions regarding remedies for redress in case of accidents. A qualitative research strategy with in-depth face-to-face interviews was adopted.

Searching and Cracking: Stone ...

Searching and Cracking: Stone Quarrying, Livelihood and the Environment in the Daglama Quarry Site in the Ho Municipality S. Bewiadzi1*, R. Awubomu 1 and N. Glover-Meni1 Department of General and Liberal Studies, University of Health and Allied Sciences, Ho

Quarry operators worried over encroachment by estate ...

2016-6-16 · 705. Commercial quarry operators have expressed worry over the encroachment on quarry concessions by estate developers. They said the development tended …

''Workplace Accidents Must Stop'' | General News ...

2018-9-19 · The Minister for Employment and Labour Relations, Ignatius Baffour Awuah, has called for collective and sustained efforts in ending the rampant workplace accidents occurring in most …

Self‐reported disease symptoms of stone quarry workers ...

2020-10-5 · The descriptive statistics suggest that there is a growing number of stone quarry workers in Ghana suffering from silica-dust-related disease symptoms which has dire health implications. Figure 3 shows the percentage of stone quarry workers who were …

DETERMINANTS OF ACCIDENT IN THE MINES: A …

determinants of accident in the mines: a retrospective statistical analysis of mining accidents in ghana The mining industry continues to be an important sector of the Ghanaian economy, contributing to the foreign exchange, employment and socioeconomic development after the colonial period.

Self‐reported disease symptoms of stone quarry workers ...

2020-12-14 · ease symptoms in Ghana are nascent. This study assessed how work-post and use of required PPE jointly influence exposure to silica dust and disease symptoms in Ghana. Methods: Generalized linear models (complementary log-log regression) were fitted to cross-sectional survey data of 524 stone quarry workers in Ghana to assess the

quarry accidents in ghana

2020-10-16 · Abandoned Mine & Quarry Accidents Claim Several Lives Per Year. Jun 19, 2017· Drowning is the Leading Cause of Death. Drowning is the number one cause of death in abandoned mines. Most people involved in this type of accident went to a quarry for swimming. Quarries are extremely dangerous places to swim.

Worker and Community Health Impacts Related to …

2020-10-12 · terms of risks of accidents or injuries. But small-scale mines also tend to be surface mines or smaller scale operations employing younger less experienced workers and sometimes children. 14. Studies of mining and health by type of mine process are divided into deep and open . Worker and Community Health Impacts Related to Mining Operations ...

HS Quarry (JV) Sdn B

HS Quarry (JV) Sdn. Bhd. also should supervising production employees and regular evaluating their job performance so that there is sense of responsibilities to ensure good quality quarry products. HS Quarry (JV) Sdn. Bhd. should also adopt highest safety standard and to ensure zero-accident in the quarry.

An Investigation into the Causes of Accidents in the ...

2008-7-15 · accidents on construction projects from which strategies for improved safety practice would be developed. This is the purpose for which this research was conducted. Objectives of the study 1. To determine the causes of accidents on construction sites and identify the present and potential safety hazards in the construction industry. 2.

Video: E/R: Three injured, dozen homes hit in quarry ...

2021-10-18 · E/R: Three injured, dozen homes hit in quarry explosive accident . Tags: UTV Ghana UTV News. Previous Post Kissi Agyabeng''s closeness to Agyapa law firms worrying – Bright Simons Next Post Just 4 Laughs With Dan Kweku Yeboah & Kwami Sefa Kayi: Lapaz. Similar Videos. UTV News.

Awareness of adverse health effects of silica dust ...

2021-4-6 · stone quarry workers in developing countries. In this study, I examined the impact of work experience on the level of awareness on adverse health effects of silica dust exposure among stone quarry workers in Ghana while controlling for theoretically relevant …

E/R: Three injured, dozen homes hit in quarry explosive ...

2021-4-27 · Further checks indicate that a Tarkwa based company Maxam Ghana limited sent the three blasters with explosives waste to dispose on the quarry site owned by one Bright Nuer. According to the chairman for the quarry, Fiabor Kwabena, the burning of the explosive waste interfered with strong wind that carried some of the highly explosive magazines ...

Correlations of Physicomechanical Properties of Quarry ...

2019-6-8 · The quarry produces aggregate sizes of 10mm, 14mm, 19mm, 20mm, 30mm etc. Quarry 2 also labelled as B is located in the same area but on the left-hand side of the road from Sunyani-Wenchi, of about 47km from Sunyani. It has the biggest known quarry plant in the country (Ghana) currently. The quarry has an area of about 26 acres of land

MINERALS COMMISSION

2018-4-15 · the Ghana Revenue Authority (Domestic Tax Division) and about 6% of GDP. Large-scale mining and the Mine Support Services sub-sector employs about 27,000 people, whilst it is estimated that over 1,000,000 people are engaged in the small-scale gold, diamonds, sand winning, quarry and …

Minerals And Mining (Health, Safety and Technical ...

2017-8-21 · 41. Responsibility for accidents which occur through incompetence of workmen 42. Responsibility of manager for safety, health and environment 43. Records to be kept by Mine Manager 44. Manager to ensure duties are assigned to competent persons 45. Appointment and qualification of shift boss and mining foreman 46.

Three injured; dozens of houses affected in quarry ...

Three injured; dozens of houses affected in quarry explosive accident. Three persons have been injured in an explosive waste disposal incident at Asaman in the Okere District of the Eastern Region. The injured were blasters who were disposing the explosive items. They were rushed to the Eastern Regional Hospital for treatment.

Two mourners on motorbike crushed to death at Buduatta ...

2021-7-31 · Two mourners on motorbike met their untimely death in a gory accident between Gomoa AKotsi and Buduatta on the Kasoa-Winneba Highway in the Gomoa East District in the Central Region.

The Impact of Occupational Health and Safety Measures …

2017-10-13 · accidents at the workplace. Furthermore, in 1999, the Ghana Health Service and Teaching Hospital Act 526, followed by the National Road Safety Act 567 were enacted. Finally, in 2003, Parliament passed the Labour Act 2003 (651) with sections 118 to 120 specifically directing employers and workers of their obligations in

E/R: Three Injured; Dozens Of Houses Affected In Quarry ...

2021-4-26 · Further checks indicate that a Tarkwa based company – Maxam Ghana limited sent the three blasters with explosives waste to dispose of on the quarry site owned by one Bright Nuer. According to the chairman of the quarry, Fiabor Kwabena, the burning of the explosive waste interfered with a strong wind that carried some of the highly explosive ...

Limestone Quarry Companies In Ghana

Limestone companies in Ghana including Accra, Sekondi-Takoradi, Kumasi, Cape Coast, Ho, and more. Twin Rock Group. Twin Rock Group is one of the leading quarry companies indigenous to Ghana. The quarry is located at Nsawam in the Eastern Region of Ghana. We produce aggregates (crushed rock, quarry dust and gravel) and Cement Blocks.

Three injured; dozens of houses affected in quarry ...

2021-4-26 · Three persons have been injured in an explosive waste disposal incident at Asaman in the Okere District of the Eastern Region. The injured were blasters who were disposing the explosive items. They were rushed to the Eastern Regional Hospital for treatment. The incident which occurred on Sunday, April 25, 2021, at about 11:55 am also […]

Minister orders arrest of Chinese for operating quarry ...

2020-3-5 · Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Mr Kwaku Asomah-Cheremeh has ordered the arrest of three Chinese nationals operating a quarry company without permit at the Afienya-Dawhenya Industrial and Urban Renewal Enclave in the Greater Accra Region.

Awareness of Adverse Health Effects of Silica Dust ...

Results: Stone quarry workers who had 6 to10 years and more than 10 years of work experience were 48% (OR = 1.475, P = 0.021) and 82% (OR = 1.816, P = 0.003) respectively more likely to be aware ...

Dozens of houses affected in quarry explosive accident ...

2021-4-26 · Dozens of houses affected in quarry explosive accident, three injured. Three persons have been injured in an explosive waste disposal incident at Asaman in the Okere District of the Eastern Region ...

Environmental Noise Implications of Quarrying at Buoho ...

2018-7-17 · Ghana''s developmental projects such as roads, schools, housing and hospitals has given rise to the ... dust and noise pollution, illegal stone extraction, accidents and in some areas lowering of groundwater table [2]. The intensity of this unfortunate situation is largely evident in Agyarko Buoho, ... living in close proximity to quarry sites ...