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International Journal of Applied Research

Vol. 3, Issue 6, Part D (2017)

Common work related health problems of auto rickshaw drivers in India - Causes and strategies

Author(s)
M Yesurajan and Dr. T. Indra
Abstract
Health is one of the major indicators which reflecting the excellence of life and therefore it has been rightly said "Health is Wealth". Good health is an essential requirement for the enjoyment of every aspect of life. Share auto drivers are exposed to a number of health problems as a direct result of the posture adopted in driving. A diet high in fats and carbohydrates and low in fresh fruit, salads and fiber will add to the level of poor health. Auto rickshaw drivers are not properly concern their health due to bushy schedule on their work. The driving posture also causes problems for the digestive system and the incidence of smoking and drinking can also create health problems of auto drivers. Thus study aims to describe the occupational health problems of the auto rickshaw drivers in the study area.
Pages: 232-236  |  669 Views  25 Downloads
How to cite this article:
M Yesurajan and Dr. T. Indra. Common work related health problems of auto rickshaw drivers in India - Causes and strategies. International Journal of Applied Research. 2017; 3(6): 232-236.
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