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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 8, Issue 1 (2019)

Assessment of the health problems of workers in floriculture

Author(s):

Kanchan Shilla and Binoo Sehgal

Abstract:
Floriculture sector in India is most important sectors of agriculture which involves workers participation at great number in farm activities. Floriculture includes the several activities such as land preparation, planting, manuring, picking, pruning and transportation activities. The working method and workplace conditions at the floriculture farms, leads to numerous problems for farm workers engaged in different activities. Therefore, present study was undertaken with the objective of to assess the health problems of workers engaged in different floriculture activities. The study was conducted in Fatehabad, Hisar and Panipat district of Haryana by conducting personal interview with 68 respondents selected through simple random sampling technique and pretested interview schedule was used to collect the data. Results revealed that worker faced numerous problems such as physical problems, postural problems, problems related to high temperature, injuries and problems related to biological conditions while working in floricultural units.

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How to cite this article:
Kanchan Shilla and Binoo Sehgal. Assessment of the health problems of workers in floriculture. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2019;8(1):917-919.

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