• P-ISSN 0974-6846 E-ISSN 0974-5645

Indian Journal of Science and Technology


Indian Journal of Science and Technology

Year: 2019, Volume: 12, Issue: 23, Pages: 1-7

Original Article

Effect of Air Pollution on Human Health in Manufacturing Industries at SITE Area, Hyderabad


Background/Objectives: Hyderabad comes as a major industrial city in Pakistan, which covers more than 1264 acres of land surrounded by industries. This big city is facing extreme air pollution problems. However, this study was carried out to evaluate the health problems caused by polluted air in Industrial SITE Area of Hyderabad. Methods/Statistical Analysis: Two different Questionnaires were carried out to conduct a survey, first one for basic health unit purpose at the clinic level and second for workers to observe any curious diseases relating to air pollution. Findings: Labors have 24% Cough, 18 % Dermatitis, 8% Exacerbation of asthma and 7% acute respiration inspection. In addition, huge negligence of following safety measures was also observed during the survey. Most of the workers were not using any personal protective equipment and were lacking awareness. Application/ Improvements: It is strongly recommended to follow safety rules and regulations at the workplace, enhance the trees plantation and air pollution equipment must be instated by industries.

Keywords: Air Pollution, Diseases, Impact on Health and Hyderabad City, Industries


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