International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 3, Issue 4, Part C (2017)
A study on sanitation workers at Tiruchirappalli
N Sherrin Sophia and S Pavithra
The sanitation workers at Sengulam Colony at Tiruchirappalli comprises the universe for the present study. The data were collected from sixty respondents through purposive sampling technique. A self-prepared interview schedule was used to collect the data from the respondents. The findings revealed that 63 per cent were harassed by their supervisors. 55% reported that they have experienced discrimination in the society. 68 per cent consume alcohol. 70 per cent had several health issues such as gastrointestinal diseases, orthopedic, skin related issues, asthma. Providing special medical camps, safety measures and strong welfare schemes is the only source to improve their quality of life. Lack of sanitation workers in a society, higher would be the level of diseases and mortality.
How to cite this article:
N Sherrin Sophia and S Pavithra. A study on sanitation workers at Tiruchirappalli. International Journal of Applied Research. 2017; 3(4): 168-170.