Health Risk Factors and Working Conditions among Employs of Hospitals and Nursing Homes: A Case Study of Gwalior

Javid Manzoor, Manoj Sharma


We investigated general working conditions in the hospitals and nursing homes in Gwalior and assessed the health risk factors of employs in these hospitals April 2016 to August 2016. Sound Intensity Level (SIL) and light intensity was measured with sound and lux meter respectively. The temperature and humidity in hospitals and nursing homes was measured by thermo hygrometer. A pretested questionnaire was used to evaluate the health problems among the employs. Results indicated that employs in these hospitals were exposed to poor environmental conditions. The majority of these employs were suffering from musculoskeletal disorders, allergic reactions, respiratory disorders and other physical disorders.


Health Risk, Hospitals, Environment, Employs

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