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Assessment of Pulmonary Functions in Stone Crusher Workers ...

Stone crushing work is widely carried out in different parts of Maharashtra, particularly in adjoining villages of major cities having hilly regions. The main aim of the present study was to analyze the pulmonary function tests finding in stone crusher workers in Western Maharashtra taking Karad region as a prototype. In Karad taluka the various

Assessment of Pulmonary Functions in Stone Crusher …

Stone crushing work is widely carried out in different parts of Maharashtra, particularly in adjoining villages of major cities having hilly regions. The main aim of the present study was to analyze the pulmonary function tests finding in stone crusher workers in Western Maharashtra taking Karad region as a prototype. In Karad taluka the various

Comparison of pulmonary function test abnormalities ...

The aim of this study is to examine the effects of stone crushing in West Bengal, India, by comparing pulmonary functions of stone crushing workers with those of nonexposed agricultural workers. Two hundred seventy two stone crushing workers and 123 nonexposed workers were analyzed in terms of occupational and personal histories, radiological findings, and pulmonary function test (PFT) results ...

Pulmonary function parameters among marble industry ...

Sheikh JA, Khan ZA, Khan T, et al.: Pulmonary function among stone quarry workers in India: The effect of duration of exposure, smoking status and job profile on pulmonary function tests. J. Health Social Sci. 2018; 3(2): 137–146. Publisher Full Text ; 52.

Comparison of Pulmonary Function Test Abnormalities ...

The Spiro metric pulmonary function tests (PFT) were studied in stone crusher workers (n = 120) and normal healthy controls (n =120) from the Karad taluka Western region in Maharashtra state.

Comparison of pulmonary function test abnormalities ...

Methods: Two hundred seventy two stone crushing workers and 123 nonexposed workers were analyzed in terms of occupational and personal histories, radiological findings, and pulmonary function test (PFT) results including slow vital capacity (FVC), forced vital capacity (FVC) and peak expiratory flow rate (PEFR). Different lung volumes i.e. FEV ...

Isolated FEV1 Reduction among Stone Crusher Workers- A ...

generated from the other stone crushers units on respiratory illness and pulmonary function tests. Additionally, during the stone crushing process, various procedures and operations are involved. Based on these operations, workers are employed at different places as per the nature of …

Pulmonary function tests in stone crushers.

Pulmonary function tests in stone crushers. Rathod SB, Mane SB, Handergulle SS, Kekan D. A cross-sectional type of observational study was conducted at 7 various stone crusher units on 120 male stone crushers and 120 healthy male controls. Values of FEF25-27% and PEFR were recorded on computerized spirometer and were compared between workers ...

Original Research Article DOI: 10.5958/2394-2126.2016.00124

Keywords: Pulmonary function test, Stone crusher workers, Silica, Duration of exposure, Occupational disease. Introduction India is a developing country and the construction industry of India is an important indicator of the development. Due to development of physical ...

Comparison of pulmonary function test abnormalities ...

Methods. Two hundred seventy two stone crushing workers and 123 nonexposed workers were analyzed in terms of occupational and personal histories, radiological findings, and pulmonary function test (PFT) results including slow vital capacity (FVC), forced vital …

Comparison of pulmonary function test abnormalities ...

The aim of this study is to examine the effects of stone crushing in West Bengal, India, by comparing pulmonary functions of stone crushing workers with those of nonexposed agricultural workers.Two hundred seventy two stone crushing workers and 123 nonexposed workers were analyzed in terms of occupational and personal histories, radiological findings, and pulmonary function test …

Pulmonary function among stone quarry workers in India ...

Methods: A cross-sectional study was carried out among 100 male stone crusher workers, selected through multi-stage random sampling technique. Effect of risk factors on the pulmonary function tests of the workers was analysed by 'Students independent t-test', one …

(PDF) EFFECT OF DURATION OF EXPOSURE TO SILICA DUST ON ...

Keywords:- Pulmonary function test, stone crusher workers, silica, lung function test, silicosis, duration of exposure INTRODUCTION disease and still kills thousands of people every Today the industrial revolution has brought about year all over the world. Silicosis is also known as the remarkable changes in ecosystem and Potter's rot.

Comparison of pulmonary function test abnormalities ...

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(PDF) Assessment of Pulmonary Functions in Stone Crusher ...

The Spiro metric pulmonary function tests (PFT) were studied in stone crusher workers (n = 120) and normal healthy controls (n =120) from the Karad taluka Western region in Maharashtra state.