Health status of personnel, working in petrol bunks: A medico-sociological study (With special reference to Chikmagalure district Karnataka state)
R Devananda, Dr. GD Narayana
In all over India nearly 55, 000 retail outlets of petrol bunks are working and have 15 lack employees directly and indirectly involved in this industry. In retail outlets employees are facing health problems like dust allergy, sounds allergy, pneumonia (respiratory), plastic anaemia (blood), skin allergies and irritations, headache, Nausea etc. The population, environment and health are the main aspects of developing countries like India. The state government, union territories and the union government of taking necessary steps to provide health to all by its policy. It is emphasising on the population control under the name of family planning, it is concentrating on environmental aspects also under government eco-friendly policies. This study has the objectives to collect the information on health conditions of personnel who are working in petroleum industries and asses the remedies for problems.