The impact of pollution on the health of traffic policemen
Author(s): Seema Sonkar, Anoop Kumar, Kirti Singh and Richa Singh
Abstract: Pollution is a big problem in urban society. Most of the traffic policemen are affected by pollution in urban society. Pollution is involved to develop various health problems. The aim of the present study was to assess the impact of pollution on the health of traffic policemen. In this study, 150 respondents were selected randomly in different areas of Kanpur city. The information was obtained from the respondents by interview scheduled. The results reveal that 72.2 per cent traffic policemen were having lungs problem, 58.8 per cent traffic policemen were having skin problem and 65.6 per cent were having joint pain especially knees because they spend maximum time in standing position. The health status of traffic policemen was not good due to unhealthy food habit and lifestyle.