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Vol. 9, Issue 5 (2020)

Occupational health hazards of women workers in brick industry

Author(s):
Mallamma Duddagi and Dr. Veena S Jadhav
Abstract:
A study was conducted during the year 2018-19 with the aim to study the occupational health hazards of women workers in brick industry. Gulbarga district were selected through purposive random sampling technique with the sample of 90 women workers of brick industry from three villages. The self-structured interview schedule was used to collect the required information. Appropriate statistical techniques like, frequency and percentage was used for analysis. Result revealed that majority of the respondents belonged to age group of 25-50 years and illiterates. Majority of the respondents belonged to Hindu religion (94.40%). Most of the respondents (86.66%) manufactured 1000-2000 bricks per day and more than half (53.33%) of the respondents carried 10-12 bricks each trip. Cent per cent of the respondents had cold, fever, headache and fatigue. Majority (58.90%) of the respondents experiencing the respiratory problems.
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How to cite this article:
Mallamma Duddagi, Dr. Veena S Jadhav. Occupational health hazards of women workers in brick industry. Pharma Innovation 2020;9(5):313-316.

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