A study to assess the knowledge and the ill effects of noise pollution among welding workers in Thiruvannamalai district
Dr. TamilSelvi S, V Aruna Devi
Noise is becoming serious environment pollution in the daily life of labour in textile industry and is increasing various health problems and the aim of the descriptive study was to assess the knowledge and to identify the ill effects of noise pollution among 30 welding workers. 30 samples were recruited by non-probability convenient technique with a semi structured questionnaires, sphygmomanometer, tuning fork and the result was out of 30 samples 29(96.66%) had inadequate knowledge regarding noise pollution and 70% of sample identified as no ill effects of noise pollution. The study level suggests, it is important to create awareness among welding workers about the noise pollution.