Child labour: Selected list of mining and quarrying tasks, hazards, and potential consequences

One million of the world’s 168 million child labourers work in mining and quarrying. The table below outlines some of the tasks, hazards, and potential consequences faced by children who work in this sector–the most hazardous sector for children. (Click on table to enlarge.)

Table_Selected Hazards of Mining and Quarrying

For more information on child labour in the mining and quarrying sector, see my post: “Buried childhoods.”

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