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1. EPIDEMIOLOGY: The proportion of adult cases of asthma attributable to occupational exposure is estimated to be 10%. ... In South Africa: In 1998, 180 cases of occupational asthma were reported (3% of total number of diseases) under COIDA; ... Occupational asthma is compensable under the Compensation for Occupational …

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Glimmer of justice for sick gold miners in South Africa ... Gold miners in South Africa suffer from silicosis. Photograph: Tom Stoddart/Getty Images ... Across the region, 280,000 ex-mineworkers are estimated to be eligible for compensation under South Africa's Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act (Odimwa), but according to …

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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 ...

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Sep 22, 2016· South Africa's six biggest gold mining companies have been given leave to appeal against the court decision in May to allow mineworkers sick with silicosis and TB to bring a class action against them. The Supreme Court of Appeal has granted the mining companies leave to appeal on all aspects of the ...

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South African gold producers signed Thursday a class action settlement with law firms representing thousands of miners who contracted the fatal lung diseases silicosis and tuberculosis while working for them. The 5 billion rand-settlement (about $400 million at today's exchange rate), reached ...

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Two days after Workers' Day, South Africa's biggest ever class action settlement was reached, offering compensation to mineworkers who contracted silicosis or tuberculosis on gold mines from 12 March 1965. The settlement was reached between three legal teams and mine owners in the Occupational ...

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Aug 31, 2017· Former workers who contracted deadly lung diseases in South African gold mines decades ago may soon finally receive compensation. Six large mining companies including Anglo American Plc have set aside about $390 million to settle a class-action lawsuit brought by victims. At the same time, a $290 ...

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May 03, 2018· Anglo American Plc, Harmony Gold Mining Co. Ltd. and other mining companies agreed to resolve a lawsuit filed by workers who said they contracted deadly lung diseases in South African gold mines in …

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