Many Workers exposed to Dust and Silica particles Ignore the Threat

Workers say that they can’t quit working at construction sites even after being vulnerable to lung diseases. Bangalore: Bhuneshwar, has been working in road construction for a decade. Standing at the road construction site in Indiranagar, he said lung diseases don’t bother him and he will continue to work as long as he can. “I […]

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Construction Workers Vulnerable To Respiratory Diseases

Silicosis and other respiratory diseases increased by 25 percent among construction workers. By Manasi Pawar Bengaluru, March 19, 2019 According to the National Human Rights Organization, Karnataka is one of the most affected states in India for silicosis. Sidhappa, a construction worker, works on contract basis and struggle every day. Now he is working in […]

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