deaths rates mining in south africa 2011

deaths rates mining in south africa 2011

Mortality and causes of death in South Africa, 2011 ...

Statistics South Africa P0309.3 Mortality and causes of death in South Africa, 2011: Findings from death notification ii Preface This statistical release presents information on mortality and causes of death in South Africa for deaths that

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BACKGROUND: The mortality rate from unnatural deaths for South Africa is nearly double the world average. Reliable data are limited by inaccurate and incomplete ascertainment of specific causes of unnatural death. This study describes trends in causes of unnatural death between 1992 and 2008 in a cohort of South African miners.

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Mining sector records 51 fatalities SAnews

Jan 24, 2020  The mining sector has recorded 51 fatalities in 2019, the lowest ever recorded in the South African mining industry. “This represents a 37% improvement, year on year, compared to 2018 fatalities,” said Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe at a media briefing on the release of the 2019 mine health and safety statistics on Friday.

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Mining fatalities in South Africa at record low as ...

Jan 24, 2020  Miners safety increased in South Africa in 2019, with a record low 51 deaths. South Africa’s mining death toll reached an all-time low in 2019 with 51 fatalities. The country’s Department of Mineral Resources has published statistics showing annual deaths have fallen from 81 in 2018 . There were 19 deaths each in platinum and gold ...

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The annual death toll from accidents on South African mines fluctuates around 800. The figure for i960 was close to 1,400 because of the Coalbrook disaster of January 21. In Britain the number of deaths from mining accidents seldom exceeds 200 a year. In 19^6, the

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Mortality and causes of death in South Africa, 2010: Findings from death notification 2 Preface This statistical release presents information on mortality and causes of death in South Africa for deaths that occurred in 2010. It also provides information on death occurrences from 1997 to 2009 to show trends in mortality and causes of death.

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Unnatural deaths in South African platinum miners, 1992-2008.

BACKGROUND: The mortality rate from unnatural deaths for South Africa is nearly double the world average. Reliable data are limited by inaccurate and incomplete ascertainment of specific causes of unnatural death. This study describes trends in causes of unnatural death between 1992 and 2008 in a cohort of South African miners.

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Precarious transition: a mortality study of South African ...

Jul 11, 2018  Number of deaths, person years, and mortality rates of South Africa ex-miners by time since exit from mining service (2001–2013) (N = 306,297). Table S2. Cox model estimates stratified by durations 0–2 years and > 2 years after leaving workforce ( N = 306,297).

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Mortality and causes of death in South Africa: Findings ...

Mortality and causes of death in South Africa, 2017: Findings from death notification Private Bag X44, Pretoria, 0001, South Africa, ISIbalo House, Koch Street, Salvokop, Pretoria, 0002 statssa.gov, [email protected], Tel +27 12 310 8911 STATISTICAL RELEASE P0309.3 Mortality and causes of death in South Africa:

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41 DEATH IN SOUTH AFRICAN MINES - sahistory

The annual death toll from accidents on South African mines fluctuates around 800. The figure for i960 was close to 1,400 because of the Coalbrook disaster of January 21. In Britain the number of deaths from mining accidents seldom exceeds 200 a year. In 19^6, the

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South Africa - WHO

Name: South Africa. Country ISO Code: ZAF. If you have any feedback, you are welcome to write it here. If you need to access the old Global Health Observatory data, you can do it here. But before you leave, please provide us your feedback about our new data portal. ×. Feedback for the new GHO portal. Your name*. Your e-mail address*.

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South Africa - death rate 2009-2019 Statista

Jul 15, 2021  The statistic shows the death rate in South Africa from 2008 to 2018. In 2018, there were about 9.44 deaths per 1,000 inhabitants in South Africa.

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Dramatic decline in SA mine deaths highlights changing...

Sep 29, 2019  South Africa’s mining industry (knock on a support pillar of wood) looks set to have by far its safest year yet. If the current rate is maintained, the number of deaths in 2019 will almost halve ...

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STATISTICS REFERENCE DOCUMENT

South Africa 5CVD is the leading cause of death in South Africa after HIV/AIDS . More South Africans die of CVD than of all the cancers combined 5. CVD is responsible for almost 1 in 6 deaths (17.3%) in South Africa 6. 215 people die every day from heart disease or strokes 6.

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Recorded fatal and permanently disabling injuries in South ...

South African injury epidemiology with an updated and a more comprehensive analysis for the period 1970-2010, using the number of injuries registered with two administrative systems and employment data from a third source, Statistics South Africa. Accident statistics may serve as an important feedback instrument to monitor performance.

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Mining industry of South Africa - Wikipedia

Mining in South Africa was once the main driving force behind the history and development of Africa's most advanced and richest economy. Large-scale and profitable mining started with the discovery of a diamond on the banks of the Orange River in 1867 by Erasmus Jacobs and the subsequent discovery and exploitation of the Kimberley pipes a few years later.

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South Africa announces 10% drop in mining deaths in 2018

Mar 01, 2019  The South African Department of Mineral Resources has announced statistics regarding the safety performance of the mining sector in 2018, which show a 10% decrease in fatalities compared to 2017. Total fatalities across all commodities fell year-on-year from 90 to 81, with improvements of 10% and 59% in coal and platinum sectors respectively.

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South Africa's Mining Industry - South African Market Insights

Feb 17, 2020  We take a look at a few highlights/low lights of South Africa's mining industry as published by Statistics South Africa Exactly a week after delegates closed the 26 th Investing in African Mining Indaba, Stats SA released data on the performance of the mining industry in 2019. The level of production was 1,3% lower in 2019 than 2018, which in turn was 2,1% lower than 2017.

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HIV, Aids and TB in South African Mines Department of ...

Following the adoption of targets and recommendations on TB and HIV by the sector in 2011, the Department of Mineral Resources spearheaded the compilation of a national report on TB and HIV/AIDS in the mining industry. In 2013, the Chief Inspector of Mines issued an instruction to mines to complete the DMR 164, a reporting template for TB and HIV.

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South Africa Country Profile

HIV Case Finding: In FY 2017, a total of 6.9 million HIV tests were administered through CDC support, which exceeded the annual target. The overall HIV testing and counseling (HTC) positivity rate has increased to 8.5%. Key Populations (KP): CDC South Africa supported prevention activities reached 169,424 people classified as KPs in FY 2017.

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Mine Accidents and Disasters - Department of Mineral Resources

104 Deaths due to a mining accident were reported at the Vaal Reefs Number Two Shaft near Orkney, North West, on 10 May 1995. An underground locomotive fell down a shaft and landed onto a cage loaded with night shift mine workers coming to surface. This was arguably one of the worst accidents in the mining industry in South Africa.

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Mining Health and Safety in South Africa The African ...

But these resources are blighted by a tumultuous mining health and safety record. “The number of deaths due to mining incidents for the period of June 1, 2008 to June 1, 2009 were 142 deaths of miners lawfully employed (and) 135 deaths of illegal miners” South Africa’s Mines Minister Susan Shabangu said in a written reply to government on ...

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Tuberculosis Mortality by Occupation in South Africa, 2011 ...

Work-related tuberculosis (TB) remains a public health concern in low- and middle-income countries. The use of vital registration data for monitoring TB deaths by occupation has been unexplored in South Africa. Using underlying cause of death and occupation data for 2011 to 2015 from Statistics South Africa, age-standardised mortality rates (ASMRs) were calculated for all persons of working ...

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A history of mining in South Africa (ZA)

By the end of 2011, South Africa’s mining industry was the largest contributor to economic transformation, with broad-based black economic empowerment deals worth R150-billion completed. A A bout the author. Shamin Chibba has 13 years of writing experience, including three years as an editor.

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Mining industry of South Africa - Wikipedia

Mining in South Africa was once the main driving force behind the history and development of Africa's most advanced and richest economy. Large-scale and profitable mining started with the discovery of a diamond on the banks of the Orange River in 1867 by Erasmus Jacobs and the subsequent discovery and exploitation of the Kimberley pipes a few years later.

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Illegal mining on the rise - Minerals Council South Africa

Illegal mining is on the rise in South Africa and presents challenges that need to be addressed from a range of perspectives. It takes place both at abandoned mines and at operating mines, with illegal miners often operating out of desparation and dangerous conditions.

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Mining is bad for health: a voyage of discovery SpringerLink

Jul 09, 2019  Perhaps the biggest success has been in the reduction in the death rate from accidents in the US coal mining industry, from thousands per year 100 years ago (> 300 deaths per 100,000 miners, 1901–1910) to under 20 per year 2011–2018 (14/100,000) (derived from 1900 to 2018 data in

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Analysis of Injuries in the Ghanaian Mining Industry and ...

Jun 01, 2019  In addition, comparing the fatality frequency rate of Ghana with that of other major mining countries indicates that Ghana's rate is relatively higher than that of the other countries . For instance, the 10-year fatality frequency rate of Ghana (0.0711) far exceeds that

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Trends in lung cancer mortality in South Africa: 1995-2006 ...

Apr 04, 2011  Lung cancer caused 52,217 deaths during the study period. There were 4,525 deaths for the most recent year (2006), with men accounting for 67% of deaths. For the entire South African population, the age-standardised mortality rate of 24.3 per 100,000 persons in 1995 was similar to the rate of 23.8 per 100,000 persons in 2006.

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Coronavirus in South Africa: Why the low fatality rate may ...

Jul 26, 2020  Staying on the issue of statistics, South African researchers have published alarming data about 17,000 excess deaths which appear to show significant under-reporting of

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South Africa Crime Stats: NationMaster

South Africa is one of the least lawful countries on earth, with the 5th highest number of total crimes reported in 2002. Some 32,000 of the 2.6 million crimes were murders with firearms, placing the country top of the global table, and 11,000 are manslaughters, the 2nd highest number.Unsurprisingly then, South Africa has an army of 101,000 in their police force.

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Africa in 50 Years’ Time - African Development Bank

1 AFRICA IN 50 YEARS’ TIME-THE ROAD TOWARDS INCLUSIVE GROWTH* African Development Bank, Tunis, Tunisia September 2011 * The findings of this paper reflect the opinions of the authors and not those of the African Development Bank Group, its Board o f Directors or

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This is how wages in South Africa have grown compared to ...

Nov 29, 2018  The findings are based on data from 136 countries. The report finds that in real terms – adjusted for price inflation – global wage growth declined to 1.8% in 2017 from 2.4% in 2016. In ...

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South Africa - Asbestos Use, Mining, Exposure Mesothelioma

A former global leader in asbestos production, South Africa once operated a thriving industry for more than a century. Extensive mining and use of the mineral in the past have resulted in thousands of deaths from mesothelioma, a rare and aggressive cancer almost exclusively caused by asbestos exposure. In 2008, South Africa banned asbestos.

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