Have you ever wondered about the efforts the miners make in making life comfortable for you? What are the impacts of mining , on the health of the miners and the environment?
Yes, miners are very hard working and do very risky jobs in order to make our life comfortable by providing raw materials to the manufacturing industries which provide us with finished goods.
Impacts of mining on the health of miners The dust and noxious fumes inhaled by miners make. them vulnerable to pulmonary diseases. The risk of collapsing mine roofs, inundation and fires in coal mines are a constant threat to miners.
Impacts of mining on the environment The water sources in the region get contaminated due to mining, dumping of waste and slurry lead to degradation of land, soil and increase in stream and river pollution.