Event Title

The Socioeconomic and Human well-being Issues of Coal Mine Workers in Orakzai And Kohat Districts, Pakistan

Session

Management, Business and Economics

Description

The basic assumption of the study is that National and Provincial mineral policies and mining laws are facilitating coal miners’ health issues as well as have the provision for safety trainings, but due to the lack of implementation of these policies and laws many accidents have been happened on daily bases in coal mines. Most of the miners have been got injured due to lack of concentration and proper monitoring of the state functionaries the coal mine regular and temporary workers have been exploited by the mine owner. On one hand, causes of the worker death and diseases are not only natural but are exacerbated as a result of not being reported by “Inspectors” and “Engineers” who have been appointed for the safety of the workers. The study revealed the relationship between mine’s owner, engineer and inspector which also contributing in the death of miners. These people are getting political economic benefits from that relationship. The study explains the ratio and causes occurring in both private and government coal fields. The study elaborates the affect mining activities on human well-being. The main focus of this study is the coal mine workers death disease causes and as well as sexual harassment of miners children happened due to not proper monitoring from inspectors who appointed for miners safety and their welfare. In-depth interviews are used for this studies and this study conducted in District Kohat and District Orakzai, Pakistan.

Keywords:

Miners, Human Wellbeing.

Session Chair

Naim Preniqi

Session Co-Chair

Muhamet Gërvalla

Proceedings Editor

Edmond Hajrizi

ISBN

978-9951-550-19-2

Location

Pristina, Kosovo

Start Date

26-10-2019 5:15 PM

End Date

26-10-2019 6:45 PM

DOI

10.33107/ubt-ic.2019.390

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The Socioeconomic and Human well-being Issues of Coal Mine Workers in Orakzai And Kohat Districts, Pakistan

Pristina, Kosovo

The basic assumption of the study is that National and Provincial mineral policies and mining laws are facilitating coal miners’ health issues as well as have the provision for safety trainings, but due to the lack of implementation of these policies and laws many accidents have been happened on daily bases in coal mines. Most of the miners have been got injured due to lack of concentration and proper monitoring of the state functionaries the coal mine regular and temporary workers have been exploited by the mine owner. On one hand, causes of the worker death and diseases are not only natural but are exacerbated as a result of not being reported by “Inspectors” and “Engineers” who have been appointed for the safety of the workers. The study revealed the relationship between mine’s owner, engineer and inspector which also contributing in the death of miners. These people are getting political economic benefits from that relationship. The study explains the ratio and causes occurring in both private and government coal fields. The study elaborates the affect mining activities on human well-being. The main focus of this study is the coal mine workers death disease causes and as well as sexual harassment of miners children happened due to not proper monitoring from inspectors who appointed for miners safety and their welfare. In-depth interviews are used for this studies and this study conducted in District Kohat and District Orakzai, Pakistan.