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MINES AND QUARRIES BILL Hansard, 2 July 1954

The Minister will remember that in Committee we dealt with the question of the extermination of rats and mice in the mines, which create a disease known as Weils disease , Those away from the coal mining districts often find it difficult to appreciate that even this reconstruction takes up to seven years before it produces its effect...

Weil s disease awareness programme

Weil s disease awareness programme 15/12/2001 Lack of awareness among the public on Weil s disease leptospirosis is a major problem confronted by doctors in dealing with the disease, despite the availability of state of the art facilities in...

Diseases from animals WorkSafeqldgovau

Leptospirosis or Weils Disease is an infectious zoonotic disease caused by bacteria and spread in the urine of infected animals wild anddomestic and in water and soil contaminated with infected urine Leptospirosis is a notifiable disease Hydatid disease This disease is caused by infection with a small tapeworm parasite Echinococcus ....

Rivers where are they now? Clean Rivers Trust

Diseases are another issue, it is known that contact with rats urine can course Weils disease in humans it can also be brought about by contact with the urine of cats, foxes and rabbits Common infections such as hepatitis A and B can be contracted from river water as can many intestinal complaints such as E-coli infections...

Stoke Lane Slocker

Stoke Lane Slocker grid reference is a cave near Stoke St Michael, in the Carboniferous Limestone of the Mendip Hills, in the English county of Somerset It is 218 km in length and reaches a depth of 30m It was previously known as Stoke Lane Swallet, but ,...

Water Contamination Health Risks and Safe Remedies

Waterborne pathogens, including bacteria, viruses and parasites, can also contaminate water Between 2013 and 2014, more than three dozen water-related outbreaks were reported to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention These outbreaks resulted in more than 1,000 illnesses, 124 hospitalizations and 13 deaths...

Coalworker s pneumoconiosis

CDC - Mining Topic - Respiratory Diseases - NIOSH...

Durham Mining Museum

Wright, Andrew, 23 Sep 1940, accident 09 Nov 1940 , aged 30, Coal Cutter, Weils Disease Wright, Isaac , 08 Jan 1894, 2 00 pm, 8th hour of shift, aged 51, Cartman, Deceased was unwisely riding on the top of a cart of hay when the horse took fright, and, before he could pull it up, he was caught against some steam pipes under which he had to pass Inquest attended...

THE PROPHYLAXIS OF WEIL S DISEASE SPIROCH 198 TOSIS ,

In one mine 19 out of 50 workmen, and in another 9 out of 30 workmen came down with Weil s disease in about 2 weeks We have already pointed out that the period during which the pathogenic spirochetes are excreted in the urine continues, as a rule, for 40 days, and that we must, therefore, apply disinfection for at least 40 days after the first appearance of the disease...

A water supply system for a small mining community

mine and gives them adequate fire protection In factI in many looalities and small settlements that depend upon a mine for their existence, the question of water supply is qukte often given the proper impetus by the mining companies, and in some cases such projects are finanoed and opera-ted by them entirely...

The evacuation of a district

11-12-2020 0183 32 Sounds disgustingSmell must have been horribleIn my experience only saw mice in coal board collieries and rats in small minHated bothMy grandfather told me of rats losing their grip and dropping down on him from above timbers in the Rock colliery Glynneath during the 1940sThe smell of a dead rat is horrendous...

THE PROPHYLAXIS OF WEIL S DISEASE SPIROCH 198 TOSIS ,

On his advice we have carefully examined house and ditch rats in the city and rats in the coal mines of Kyushu, where Weil s disease prevails, and found that 395 per cent carried highly virulent pathogenic spirochetes in their kidneys, thus confirming Miyajima s experiments...

Epidemiological and clinical features of leptospirosis in ,

31-08-2017 0183 32 The serogroup Ballum, detected in the leptospirosis epidemic in coal miners in Zenica, Bosnia and Herzegovina, was at the time also considered rare in our area 43 Seroepidemiological and seroepizootiological research into leptospirosis in Croatia conducted during 2007 detected changes in the prevalence of the presumptive infective serogroups, ,...

Clatterway Levels

The mine in question was Clatterway Levels The entry in Caves of the Peak District is short and sketchy, and, while Iain Barker s excellent selective booklet of Classic Caves of the Peak District is slightly more informative, the entrances to Clatterway Levels do take a bit of finding in a sloping jungle of woodland where 100 metre square indicated by a 6-figure grid reference is not very ....

THE PROPHYLAXIS OF WEIL S DISEASE SPIROCH 198 TOSIS ,

We have already described briefly the portals of entry and of excretion of the pathogenic spirochet We may mention here that we have twice prevented epidemic...

The Epidemiology of Weil s Disease Section of ,

The Epidemiology of Weil s Disease Section of Epidemiology and State Medicine Alston JM, Brown HC Adolf Weil defined the disease as a clinical entity in 1886, and Leptospira ictero-haemorrhagiae was found to be the causative organism in 1915 by Inada et al in Japan, and confirmed by Hübener and Reiter in Germany...

Weil s disease in the northeast of Scotland Meta

Weil s disease in the northeast of Scotland British Journal of Industrial Medicine J SMITH Get PDF Share Abstract No abstract listed Referenc Serological Aspects of Weil s Disease...

Durham Mining Museum

The report also makes reference to the menace of rats in min Mr W Golightly, president of the association, states that rats do an enormous amount of damage each year and are the cause of Weils disease, of which in Northumberland there have been two ,...