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Miners" phthisis

reports of an investigation at Bendigo into the prevalence, nature, causes and prevention of miners" phthisis and the ventilation of the Bendigo mines

by Walter Summons

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Published by Stillwell, printers in Melbourne .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Mining,
  • Ventilation,
  • Pulmonary Tuberculosis

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Walter Summons ; under the direction of the Bendigo Hospital Committee and at the cost of the trustees of the Edward Wilson Estate
    ContributionsRoyal College of Surgeons of England
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 pts. (71, 41 p.) :
    Number of Pages71
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL26278452M

      In her book Turning Men into Stone, Criena Fitzgerald described men “exhausted by breathlessness and general debilitation with death often occurring from haemorrhaging of the lungs in a bout of prolonged coughing or suffocation”. George was discharged in June as “permanently unfit for any further military service” due to Phthisis (TB). Medical Definition of miner's phthisis: an occupational respiratory disease (as pneumoconiosis or anthracosilicosis) of miners Learn More about miner's phthisis.

    TimesMachine is an exclusive benefit for home delivery and digital subscribers. Full text is unavailable for this digitized archive article. Subscribers may view the full text of this article in. Men died due to the typical mine accidents such as fires, cave-ins, gassings, and falls, but the greatest threat of all was miners' consumption (medically known as phthisis or Silicosis). In a study of Butte miners from it was determined that 42% of the workers suffered from miners' ation: Silver Bow Trades and Labor Assembly.

    ‘We get a bit of miners’ phthisis,’ Twentyman-Jones admitted. ‘The dust gets into their lungs and turns to stone. Ideally we should hose the ore down and keep it wet to lay the dust, but we are short of water. We haven’t enough for the washing gear. We 4/5(32).   types coal worker pneumoconioses asbestosis silicosis-miners phthisis,grinders asthma,potters rot. caused by crystalline silica dust. bauxite fibrosis-it is a form of pneumoconioses caused by bauxite berylliosis-beryllium siderosis-iron byssinosis -cotton


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Excerpt from Second Interim Report of the New South Wales Board of Trade Miners phthisis book the Prevalence of Miners' Phthisis and Pneumoconiosis in Certain Industries: Report Upon the Constitution and Cost of a Technical Commission of Inquiry Into Miners' Phthisis and Other Diseases Affecting Miners How real is the risk of introduction of ankylostomiasis into.

Originally published in This volume from the Cornell University Library's print collections was scanned on an APT BookScan and converted to JPG format by Kirtas Technologies. All titles scanned cover to cover and pages may include marks.

Full text Full text is available as a scanned copy of the original print version. Get a printable copy (PDF file) of the complete article (K), or click on a page image below to browse page by page. Makellar discovered, through a series of elegant experiments, that Black Phthisis (Coal Miner's Lung) was caused by coal miners working in coal mines and breathing coal dust into their lungs.

Due to the dedicated work of Archibald Makellar, short years later coal miners were given masks to wear to prevent Black Phthisis.3/5(1).

The silica obtained in the ash proved on microscopical and chemical examination to be identical with the country rock of Bendigo, which is to be regarded as the sole exciting cause of the ordinary non-tuberculous [quot] miner's phthisis,[quot] other factors, such as vitiation of the air and noxious fumes, being merely minor predisposing causes.

On Phthisis Among Coal Miners By T. Nasmyth, M.D.,From the Annual Report for of the M.O.H. to the County of Fife. Having been engaged in practice for many years in a district very much given to coal-mining, I was Miners phthisis book in a position of being able to judge if phthisis or any other disease was specially liable to occur in coal miners, and to obtain all the information.

Gold miners' phthisis is, therefore, at its inception, like all the other pneumoconioses due to dust-irritation, a non- tuberculous disease.

James Anderson of Seaton Delaval, Northumberland, who has seen several cases of phthisis in gold miners returned from South Africa, informs me that hsemoptysis was not in his patients a marked symptom Cited by: 3.

Miners phthisis board and miners phthisis medical bureau. Report / UG 38 Inquiry into the purchase of certain farms by the miners phthisis board. Report of the Commissioner UG 41 Miners phthisis board and miners phthisis medical bureau.

Reports / UG 25 Miners phthisis board and miners phthisis. Define miner's phthisis. miner's phthisis synonyms, miner's phthisis pronunciation, miner's phthisis translation, English dictionary definition of miner's phthisis. A disease characterized by the wasting away or atrophy of the body or.

An Investigation into the Nature of Black Phthisis or Ulceration Induced by Carbonaceous Accumulation in the Lungs of Coal Miners Language: English: LoC Class: RC: Medicine: Internal medicine: Subject: Miners' phthisis Subject: Lungs -- Dust diseases Subject: Coal miners -- Diseases Subject: Miners -- Diseases Subject: Occupational diseases.

work, the pathogenesis of miners’ phthisis was at first poorly understood. With the discovery of the mycobacterium tuberculosis by Koch inthe causal conception shifted to the infectious nature of miners’ phthisis, in which dust was seen as a contributor or vehicle but not as the primary cause (Katz ).File Size: 76KB.

You may copy it, give it away or re-use it under the terms of the Project Gutenberg License included with this eBook or online at Title: An Investigation into the Nature of Black Phthisis or Ulceration Induced by Carbonaceous Accumulation in the Lungs of Coal Miners Author: Archibald Makellar Release Date: J [EBook.

3 10 3 10 3 10 3 4 6 3 6 9 2 6 6 9 9 6 6 2 5 3 1 UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA. INTERIM REPORT o I- TIIK Miners* Phthisis Preveutioii Comiuittee. CAPE TOWN: Cape Times Limited, Govekxmext Prixteus. UNIE VAN ZUID-AFRIKA. (/) It may reasonably be hoped that the adoption of pioper and readily applied methods of dust-laving, and of jirecautions in avoiding the inhalation of air charged with dust fioiu l)lasting, has led.

and will continue to lead, to a marked decrease in the incidence of miners' phthisis. The second book describes the diseases of smelters and metallurgists, and the third diseases caused by mercury.

'The treatise on miners' diseases, the result of his observations in Fugger's mines in Tyrol, containing descriptions of miners' phthisis and the effects of choke-damp, was one of the few original contributions of the time to clinical. ‘ The Swaziland question and a road to the sea, –95 ’, Archives Year Book for South African History, vol.

11, Garvey, B. ‘ The development of the White Fathers' mission among the Bemba-speaking peoples, – ’, Ph.D. London, Search the catalogue for collection items held by the National Library of Australia New Search eResources User Lists Feedback Help Collection Delivery Times Visitor Update: COVID Ask a Librarian Due to the need to contain the spread of coronavirus (COVID) the Library building and reading rooms are closed to visitors until further notice.

The impact on miners’ health was soon apparent and reports in the British and local press eventually forced the South African government to establish the first of the Miners’ Phthisis Commissions in 19 The Commission identified a serious hazard for all classes of labour but the industry used its political influence to resist change Author: Jock McCulloch.

"Two hundred thousand subterranean heroes who, by day and by night, for a mere pittance lay down their lives to the familiar 'fall of rock' and who, at deep levels, ranging from 1, to 3, feet in the bowels of the earth, sacrifice their lungs to the rock dust which develops miners' phthisis and pneumonia.".

Catherine Mills, Regulating Health and Safety in the British Mining Industries, Burlington, VT: Ashgate, xxvi + pp. $ (hardcover), ISBN: Reviewed for by Donald Rogers, Department of.

Author(s): Mintz, Fredric | Advisor(s): Laqueur, Thomas | Abstract: AbstractIntroduction: Hard Rock Miners Phthisis in 19th and Early 20th Century Britain: From Diagnosis to CompensationByFredric MintzDoctor of Philosophy in HistoryProfessor Thomas Laqueur, ChairThe development of new technologies and new patterns of working were indispensable Author: Fredric Mintz.member of the Advisory Committee of Miners' Phthisis Board.

6 Year Book No 1 p. Amalgamated Society of Carpenters and Joiners Amalgamated Society of Engineers S,A. Engine Drivers and Firemens Association Transvaal Miners' Association (Note the large increase in membership after the strike) The Linked Data Service provides access to commonly found standards and vocabularies promulgated by the Library of Congress.

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