International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 1, Issue 10, Part D (2015)
Health problems faced by brick kiln workers in Salem district
T Thirupathi, M Anthonisamy
Brick is as old as civilization itself, dating back to ancient Mesopotamia around 500 BC. The thick clay and mud deposited by the Tigris and Euphrates rivers were reinforced with straw and shaped into brick then dried in the sun. The objective of the study is to study the Health Problems faced by Brick kiln workers. Descriptive research method has been used for this study. Convenience sampling method was used to collect the data. The size of the sample is 70. The primary data was collected through questionnaire from the respondents of Salem District. For analyzing the primary data, statistical tools such as T-test, One Way ANOVA and Factor Analysis were used with the help of SPSS Software. The major finding of the study is there is no significant difference between Health Problems and the Demographic variables. Age, Gender, Educational Qualification, Occupation and Income are also affecting the Brick kiln workers in Salem District.