Occupational Diseases

Post dramatic stress disorder
PHD bursary work related musculoskeleton diseases
Nervous system effects environmental manganese exposure employees
Markers for prediction early detection of pneumoconiosis
The South African gold mining industry recently joined the World Health Organisation Global Campaign to Eliminate Silicosis.  Subsequently, a number of research projects are being focused on the evaluation of silica dust levels and
Markers for pneumoconiosis Phase 3
The South African gold mining industry recently joined the World Health Organisation Global Campaign to Eliminate Silicosis.  Subsequently, a number of research projects are being focused on the evaluation of silica dust levels and
Industry-wide prospective study of respiratory health parameters
The golden ore in the SA gold mines is embedded in a rock which contains 80-90% of quartz, and consequently the dust that results during the mining process contains high percentage of  crystalline silica. It is established that
Incidence and work-related risk factors of musculoskeletal disorders
Ext for TB prevalence RD of material to enhance compliance
Tuberculosis (TB) has largely contributed to illness and death among gold miners in South Africa for decades. TB control is failing in spite of a well-implemented TB control programme that not only meets international targets but also
Development of x-ray reading skills in the mining industry
Development of sensitive tools for active case-finding for TB