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Community health impacts of surface mining in the Upper

18-1-2017The findings suggest that residents in impacted communities who believed that odors from mining activities could have health impact were twice more likely to report their health as poor, while those who were uncertain were 98% more likely to rate their health poor compared to

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Mount Polley Health Impact Assessment

The report also identifies a series of policy recommendations based on the research and experiences working with Indigenous communities and international mining companies worldwide. FNHA is seeking commitment from industry and government to support the next steps in completing the Health Impact Assessment.

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Experience and lessons from health impact assessment

To avoid or mitigate potential project-related adverse health effects, the Trident copper project in Kalumbila, northwestern Zambia, commissioned a health impact assessment. HIV was identified a priority health issue based on the local vulnerability to HIV transmission and experience from other mining projects in Africa. Hence, an HIV/AIDS

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Health Impact Assessment of Government Policy

• Health Impact Assessment – a guide to quantifying health impacts of government policy. These are referred to at appropriate places within this guidance. Though it is designed primarily for those doing HIA, as part of Impact Assessment, health may also be

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A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE FOR SOCIAL IMPACT ASSESSMENT

A Comprehensive Guide for Social Impact Assessment Page - 3 environmental impacts (see figure 1). The fallouts of greater urbanization, population growth and globalization can have adverse social impacts in the form of increasing poverty, dislocation of vulnerable sections of the society, loss of

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Health in Environmental Impact Assessment

health teams, planning officers, environmental health officers, private sector consultants and community groups must work quickly, and work together. The Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) has established a health working group, within its Impact Assessment Network (iaiema) to both enable discussion amongst its own

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Environmental impact assessment of open pit mining in

As such, a repeatable process to evaluate these effects primarily aims to diminish them. This paper applies Folchi method to evaluate the impact of open-pit mining in four Iranian mines that lacked previous geo-environmental assessment.

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McKinley County

McKinley County – Looking Within: A Health Impact Assessment on Uranium Mining. In July 1979 at the United Nuclear Corporations' uranium processing mill in Northwest New Mexico, a dam broke releasing more than 1,100 tons of uranium mining wastes-tailings along with 100 million gallons of radioactive water into the Pipeline Arroyo and went

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Mining Health, Safety and Prevention Review

undertake a Mining Health, Safety and Prevention Review (the Review) focusing specifically on the occupational health and safety needs of the underground mining sector. The goals are to ensure that those who work in Ontario's mines come home healthy and safe at the end of every shift, and to maintain a productive and innovative mining industry.

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IAIA SPECIAL SYMPOSIUM FINAL PROGRAM Improving Impact

Impact Assessment for the Extractive Industries" and a new IFC publication, "Unlocking Opportunities for Women and Business: A Toolkit of Actions and Strategies for Oil, Gas, and Mining Companies," which helps companies plan, implement, and monitor gender diversity initiatives.

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Health Impact Assessment

- Health Impact Assessment (community health) - Compilation of Health Management Plans - Emergency Medical Care (risk assessment and Medical . Emergency Response Plans) - Establishment and oversight of project medical services - Review of health service delivery (on site and in the, community). Is the health service appropriate, managing

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Social impact assessment in the mining sector: Review and

At EU level, policy impact assessment is performed at macro and sector scale: the Better Regulation guidance provides the full list of social impacts to be screened, while three examples of policy impact assessment reports are illustrative cases of the policy impact assessment practice. 4.

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Risks to Human Health from Sulfide

health concern." • Communities must be proactive in asking how sulfide-ore copper mining projects would affect human health instead of scrambling to address human health impacts after they have already occurred. • A public health impact assessment for the first sulfide-ore copper mine project proposed in Minnesota, PolyMet, was called for by:

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Impact Assessment for Mining in Thailand: Problems and

mining to conduct environmental impact assessment (EIA) as part of the process of concession. In 2007, Thailand enacted the health impact assessment (HIA) process to certain projects and public policies in the Constitution and the National Health Act.

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Health in Environmental Impact Assessment

health teams, planning officers, environmental health officers, private sector consultants and community groups must work quickly, and work together. The Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) has established a health working group, within its Impact Assessment Network (iaiema) to both enable discussion amongst its own

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Health Impact Assessment (HIA)

Health Impact Assessment (HIA) is a multidisciplinary process intended to facilitate more health-conscious planning and decision making by investigating, assessing and addressing three broad domains of public health: health protection, health promotion and health care.

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Government urged to invest in health impact assessment

1-7-2019Key stakeholders in the health and mining sectors, as well as academia, have urged the Ghana government to invest in health impact assessment in the resource extraction industry to ensure the country ensures the wellbeing of the populace and sustainable development. At a

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Gov't urged to invest in health impact assessment

2-7-2019Key stakeholders in the health and mining sectors, as well as academia, have urged the government to invest in health impact assessment in the resource extraction industry. They say this will ensure the wellbeing of the populace and sustainable development. At a Stakeholder Meeting on Health Impact

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Health Technology Assessment (HTA)

Our services in this domain include, among other things, innovative integrated Disease Management Strategies, Impact assessment of Healthcare Solutions, development of customised and evidence-based value propositions, design conduct of Health Technology strategies, as well as Health Economics Studies (Burden of Illness, Cost-Benefit, Budget

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Appendix E: Summary of Health Impact Assessment

19-5-2011Improving Health in the United States: The Role of Health Impact Assessment offers guidance to officials in the public and private sectors on conducting HIAs to evaluate public health consequences of proposed decisions -- such as those to build a major roadway, plan a city's growth, or develop national agricultural policies -- and suggests actions that could minimize adverse health

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A guide to assessing the health and wellbeing impacts of

local health boards, private developers and consultants and others) carrying out or considering carrying out a health impact assessment on an opencast mining proposal. It: • Provides an intr oduction to opencast mining1 • Outlines the policy context in Wales • Reviews literature on opencast mining and its potential impacts on the

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WHO

4-10-2013Health Impact Assessment (HIA) is a means of assessing the health impacts of policies, plans and projects in diverse economic sectors using quantitative, qualitative and participatory techniques. HIA helps decision-makers make choices about alternatives and improvements to prevent disease/injury and to actively promote health.

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Health Impact Assessment

Health Impact Assessment There has been minimal attention to the health risks associated with mining and environmental contamination in the Northwest Region. There are proposed uranium mining sites in McKinley County and we want to ensure that people are aware of the health risks related to either working in the mines or secondary exposure from family members bringing home contaminated

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Health Impact Assessment of the Proposed Extension to

This health impact assessment originated from an approach made to the Welsh Health Impact Assessment Support Unit (WHIASU)1 on 4th May 2005 by a community member representing local residents2. Local residents are concerned about the health affects of proposed extensions to the opencast mine and believe that the health of the population

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Environmental Impacts and Health Aspects in the Mining

Environmental Impacts and Health Aspects in the Mining Industry ii Environmental Impacts and Health Aspects in the Mining Industry – A Comparative Study of the Mining and Extraction of Uranium, Copper and Gold JENNY-ANN NILSSON Using the Life Cycle Impact Assessment

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Impacts of Mining on Women's Health in India

In a research undertaken in East Parej called Environmental and Health Impact Assessment due to coal mining in East Parej and North Karanpura coal field of Jharkhand state, by Dr. Nitish Priyadarshi, it was found that metals like fluoride, manganese, nickel, and sulphate are high in

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Impacts of Mining on Women's Health in India

In a research undertaken in East Parej called Environmental and Health Impact Assessment due to coal mining in East Parej and North Karanpura coal field of Jharkhand state, by Dr. Nitish Priyadarshi, it was found that metals like fluoride, manganese, nickel, and sulphate are high in

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Guidebook for Evaluating Mining Project EIAs

Most countries require an environmental impact assessment (EIA) before giving the green light to a mining project. EIA processes provide a valuable opportunity for citizens to participate in decisions about mines. The problem is, project proponents often submit long, complex EIA documents that are incomprehensible to lay people.

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Newmont Tanami Operations social impact assessment

Newmont (now Newmont Goldcorp) commissioned CSRM to undertake a Social Impact Assessment (SIA) of the Tanami Operations in central Australia. This SIA – substantially undertaken in 2018 – updates and extends the previous SIA by CSRM in 2013.

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Government Bill (House of Commons) C

Government Bill (House of Commons) C-69 (42-1) - First Reading - An Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy Regulator Act, to amend the Navigation Protection Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts - Parliament of Canada

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