Mining fatalities in South Africa at record low as

Jan 24, 2020South Africa’s mining death toll reached an all-time low in 2019 with 51 fatalities. The country’s Department of Mineral Resources has published statistics showing annual deaths have fallen from 81 in 2018.. There were 19 deaths each in platinum and gold extraction, seven deaths in coal extraction, and six across all other forms of mining in the country.

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Mineworker COVID-19 deaths reach double digits in South Africa

It said the mining test rate was 4.48%, above the country's 2.69% and global 3.05%. South Africa mineworker COVID-19 deaths near 100. Covid-19

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41 DEATH IN SOUTH AFRICAN MINES

The annual death toll from accidents on South African mines fluctuates around 800. The figure for i960 was close to 1,400 because of the Coalbrook disaster of January 21. In Britain the number of deaths from mining accidents seldom exceeds 200 a year. In 19^6, the last year for which we have detailed figures,

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Dramatic decline in SA mine deaths highlights changing...

Sep 29, 2019South Africa’s mining industry (knock on a support pillar of ) looks set to have by far its safest year yet. If the current rate is maintained, the number of deaths

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Mining deaths decline SAnews SAnews South African

Jan 28, 2016Pretoria 2015 saw the lowest number of fatalities ever recorded in the mining sector since the start of mining in South Africa. “A total of 77 fatalities were reported in 2015 compared to 84 reported for 2014. This translates to an improvement of 8% year-on-year,” Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane said.

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South Africa Covid-19 Cases and Deaths Statistics (Update

Sep 09, 2020South Africa Covid-19 Cases and Deaths Statistics. COVID-19 Coronavirus 2019-nCov Update (Live): 27,598,422 Cases and 898,622 Deaths and statistics report by WHO

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COVID-19 infections escalating in mining sector SABC

Jun 26, 2020Mining companies across the country continue to experience an escalation in the number of coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in their operations. According to the Minerals Council, the mining sector has recorded 1 796 positive cases and six COVID-19 related deaths. Over 930 of the cases are in the North West.

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South African mine deaths rise after years of improving

Aug 31, 2016South Africa’s fatality frequency rate a ratio of deaths per million hours worked fell to 0.08 in 2015 from 0.3 in 2003. That remains higher than other mining

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Mining industry of South Africa Wikipedia

South Africa accounted for 15% of the world's gold production in 2002 and 12% in 2005, though the nation had produced as much as 30% of the yearly world output as recently as 1993. Despite declining production, South Africa's gold exports were valued at US$3.8 billion in 2005. As of end-2018, South Africa had a potential 6000 tonnes of reserves. In July 2018, Mineral Council of South Africa

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Mortality and causes of death in South Africa, 2011

Statistics South Africa P0309.3 Mortality and causes of death in South Africa, 2011: Findings from death notification ii Preface This statistical release presents information on mortality and causes of death in South Africa for deaths that

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World Coronavirus Dispatch: Why the death rate in Africa

Scientists explore surprise theory for low death rate in Africa: Infection and death rates in many African countries have turned out to be much lower than initially feared. As the number of infections dips sharply in South Africa, experts there are exploring a startling hypothesis.

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Mining deaths decline SAnews SAnews South African

Jan 28, 2016Pretoria 2015 saw the lowest number of fatalities ever recorded in the mining sector since the start of mining in South Africa. “A total of 77 fatalities were reported in 2015 compared to 84 reported for 2014. This translates to an improvement of 8% year-on-year,” Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane said.

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Dramatic decline in SA mine deaths highlights changing...

Sep 29, 2019South Africa’s mining industry (knock on a support pillar of ) looks set to have by far its safest year yet. If the current rate is maintained, the number of deaths

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COVID-19 infections escalating in mining sector SABC

Jun 26, 2020Mining companies across the country continue to experience an escalation in the number of coronavirus (COVID-19) infections in their operations. According to the Minerals Council, the mining sector has recorded 1 796 positive cases and six COVID-19 related deaths. Over 930 of the cases are in the North West.

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Demographics of South Africa Wikipedia

The population of South Africa is about 58.8 million people of diverse origins, cultures, languages, and s. The 2011 South African census was the last held and the next will be in 2021.. In 2011, Statistics South Africa counted 2.1 million foreigners in total. However, reports [specify] suggest that is an underestimation. The real figure may be as high as five million,

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South Africa mine death toll hits 54 after copper mine

Jul 16, 2018South African mining fatalities increased last year for the first time in a decade and, six and a half months into 2018, the industry is on pace for the most deaths since the 112 reported in 2012.

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WHO The high burden of injuries in South Africa

Table 1. Percentage of injury deaths by cause, South Africa 2000 html, 8kb; Table 2. Estimated South African and global self-inflicted, interpersonal violence and road traffic injury mortality rates by age and sex for 2000 html, 12kb; Discussion. The study yielded exceedingly high estimates of injury rates for South Africa in 2000.

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Trends and causes of fatalities in South African mines

Nov 01, 1991TABLE 2 Accident data published in DMEA Annual Report (1990) for all South African mines (surface and underground employees ) Class of mine Year Deaths Death Injuries Injury rate rate All mines 1989 735 1988 674 Gold mines 1989 549 1988 510 Coal mines 1989 54 1988 53 0.99 10097 13.63 0.91 11357 15.38 1.06 8561 16.46 0.97 9576 18.14 0.52 361 3

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TB Statistics for South Africa Nationalprovincial

Latent TB. It is estimated that about 80% of the population of South Africa is infected with TB bacteria, the vast majority of whom have latent TB rather than active TB disease.The highest prevalence of latent TB, estimated at 88% has been found among people in the age group 30-39 years old living in townships and informal settlements. 2 National Strategic Plan on HIV, STIs

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Mortality and causes of death in South Africa, 2016

STATISTICS SOUTH AFRICA ii P0309.3 Mortality and causes of death in South Africa, 2016: Findings from death notification Preface This statistical release presents information on mortality and causes of death in South Africa for deaths that occurred in 2016.

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South Africa Death rate, crude (per 1,000 people)

South Africa Death rate, crude (per 1,000 people) The value for Death rate, crude (per 1,000 people) in South Africa was 9.50 as of 2017. As the graph below shows, over the past 57 years this indicator reached a maximum value of 17.40 in 1960 and a minimum value of 8.04 in 1991.

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WHO Exposing misclassified HIV/AIDS deaths in South Africa

The use of codes for ill-defined conditions as underlying causes in death certificates often reflects local patterns of medical training 16 and, as mentioned earlier, coding quality is poor in South African death registration data. 7 10, 12 The rise of co-infection with tuberculosis and HIV and the high rates of transmission of tuberculosis

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Fatalities at South Africa's mines drop

Jan 27, 2015Overall, fatality rates improved 72% to 0.09 in 2013 from 0.32 in 2003. Australia, Canada and the US recorded a combined improvement rate of 29% to a rate of 0.05 in 2013 from 0.07 in 2003, Mining Weekly Online reported. Injuries in South Africa fell from 8

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South African Death Records Online Death Person ID

Search South African Death Records Prior to 2010! Since 1992 we have been compiling death notices from public sources, such as the Government Gazette prior to 2008.

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South Africa mine death toll hits 54 after copper mine

Jul 16, 2018South African mining fatalities increased last year for the first time in a decade and, six and a half months into 2018, the industry is on pace for the most deaths since the 112 reported in 2012.

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WHO The high burden of injuries in South Africa

Table 1. Percentage of injury deaths by cause, South Africa 2000 html, 8kb; Table 2. Estimated South African and global self-inflicted, interpersonal violence and road traffic injury mortality rates by age and sex for 2000 html, 12kb; Discussion. The study yielded exceedingly high estimates of injury rates for South Africa in 2000.

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Fatalities at South Africa's mines drop

Jan 27, 2015Overall, fatality rates improved 72% to 0.09 in 2013 from 0.32 in 2003. Australia, Canada and the US recorded a combined improvement rate of 29% to a rate of 0.05 in 2013 from 0.07 in 2003, Mining Weekly Online reported. Injuries in South Africa fell from 8

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WHO Exposing misclassified HIV/AIDS deaths in South Africa

The use of codes for ill-defined conditions as underlying causes in death certificates often reflects local patterns of medical training 16 and, as mentioned earlier, coding quality is poor in South African death registration data. 7 10, 12 The rise of co-infection with tuberculosis and HIV and the high rates of transmission of tuberculosis

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Mine Accidents and Disasters Department of Mineral Resources

104 Deaths due to a mining accident were reported at the Vaal Reefs Number Two Shaft near Orkney, North West, on 10 May 1995. An underground locomotive fell down a shaft and landed onto a cage loaded with night shift mine workers coming to surface. This was arguably one of the worst accidents in the mining industry in South Africa. As a result

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Report: StatsSA Mortality, causes of death in South Africa

Mar 21, 2014Among the ten leading causes of death, heart disease, stroke, diabetes and hypertension are on the rise. Additionally, about nine percent of all deaths in 2011 were due to injuries. Finally, as South Africa celebrates 20 years of democracy, the 125-page report also provides trends in mortality since 1997. Download the full report

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Birth and Death Statistics South Africa

MortalityCauses of Death, Perinatal deaths in South Africa, Living conditions survey (LCS), Thematic Health Report, South Africa Demographic and Health Survey: Rika du Plessis (Acting Chief Director)Health and Vital Statistics 012 310 2913.. [email protected]: Thabo Molebatsi(Director) 012 310 4857 060 997 8372 [email protected]

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Coal Mining: Injuries, Illnesses, and Fatalities Fact Sheet

In coal mining, the rate of injuries and illnesses with days away from work was 2.6 per 100 full-time workers in 2008, more than twice the rate for the private sector as a whole. The bituminous coal underground mining rate was 3.9 per 100 full-time workers, more than three times the total private industry rate.

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Death rate halved, but HIV remains SA's biggest killer

Nov 30, 2016Death rate halved, but HIV remains SA's biggest killer “NCDs have now become the leading group of causes resulting in death in South Africa, accounting for almost 40% of total deaths and one

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South African Death Records Online Death Person ID

Search South African Death Records Prior to 2010! Since 1992 we have been compiling death notices from public sources, such as the Government Gazette prior to 2008.

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Gun violence and prevention in South Africa Understand

Some of the statistics for firearm-related deaths in South Africa are drawn from a 2009 mortuary study, which provides the most recent data available on injury-related mortality. The reason for this is that while the South African Police Service (SAPS) used to provide information on the weapon used in murders and attempted murders, it no longer

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Mine Fatalities in South Africa Rise First Time in Decade

Dec 07, 2017Operators in South Africa still use labor-intensive mining methods such as hand drilling. Miners could reduce fatalities -- and increase profit margins --

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Birth, Marriage and Death Records South Africa Ancestors

The Department of Home Affairs will issue a Death Certificate on receipt of the notification of death (Form BI-1663)and the Death Report (Form BI-1680). Applications for a Death Certificate must be lodged at any office of the Department of Home Affairs or at any South African embassy, mission or consulate if the death occurs abroad.

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Trends in maternal and neonatal mortality in South Africa

Mar 27, 2019Measuring and monitoring progress towards Millennium Development Goals (MDG) 4 and 5 required valid and reliable estimates of maternal and child mortality. In South Africa, there are conflicting reports on the estimates of maternal and neonatal mortality, derived from both direct and indirect estimation techniques. This study aimed to systematically review

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