Definitions

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  • n. Manganese poisoning, a toxic condition resulting from chronic exposure to manganese.

Etymologies

manganese +‎ -ism (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A neurodegenerative condition similar to Parkinson's - often called "manganism" - has been linked to manganese exposure amongst miners and welders.

    northernstar.com.au: The Northern Star

  • Do Vale said Assmang requested surveillance for manganism in July

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The inquiry is investigating the alleged 40 cases of manganism that have resulted in workers breathing in fumes containing airborne manganese particles.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Hlangani also said that Assmang had demanded that "workers reported to be affected by manganism should be tested through its specialised screening processes because it (Assmang) learnt that the symptoms could be attributed to a number of possible diseases or conditions not necessarily only to manganism".

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Patrice Motsepe's African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) group - of making "a major u-turn" by dismissing workers 'claims that they were dying of manganism.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The Department of Labour launched a public inquiry after six cases of manganism were reported among the workers at the Cato Ridge smelter.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The inquiry followed six cases of manganism that were reported at the Assmang plant.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The department's spokeswoman Zolisa Sigabi said on Friday that the five day inquiry was aimed specifically at establishing the possible causes of the manganism.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • This despite "tensions between workers and manganese company Assmang over the company's alleged threats to dismiss seven employees who are suffering from manganism".

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • A company facing a labour department inquiry into cases of manganism said on Monday it "does not believe" any of its workers have succumbed to the debilitating disease at its Cato Ridge plant in KwaZulu-Natal.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

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