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International Journal of Public Health and Clinical Sciences (IJPHCS)
Open Access e-journal ISSN : 2289-7577

OCCUPATIONAL NOISE EXPOSURE AND ITS IMPACT ON WORKER’S HEALTH AND ACTIVITIES

Nadir Buksh, Yasmeen Nargis, Chen Yun, Dongsheng He, Muhammad Ghufran

Abstract


ABSTRACT

This Cross-sectional research work based on a number of difficulties faced by workers and effects on their health along with their causes. This study also provides some tips-off to solve the causes in an appropriate way. Data were collected through Environmental Noise Survey, blood pressure measurement and plus rate, Questionnaire filling, and personal interview. Using a digital sound level meter, minimum and maximum sound levels were recorded to distinguish it between average sound levels. This survey was also conducted to identify the health problems like ear allergies, head injuries, fatigue, trauma disease, tinnitus and high blood pressure faced by the workers during the working, and rest of the working hours.

The minimum noise recorded 86.6dB (A) and maximum is 100.8dB (A). This research briefs the outcomes and causes of noise as generated by industries at the workplace.

Keywords: Health Impact, Industrial Noise, Production Units, Workers.

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