Impact of industrial noise pollution on human health: A case study in the Pulwama district of J&K state
Rayees Ibrahim Lone, DR. S Subramani
Study was carried out to assess the impact of noise pollution on human health created by many cement industrial plants in the Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir state. Manufacturing of cement requires number of processes and each process is considered as a source of noise. In this study, the sampling was done with the help of stratified random sampling method by selecting 213 respondents from all the three cement manufacturing plants located at three different industrial sites in the study area. In this study, the respondents were purposively selected on the basis of nearness i.e. those respondents were selected who are residing around the 1km from their respective cement plants. The study concludes that all the respondents health status have been affected in either Disturbance in mental peace or even Disturbance in social life due to the continuous exposure of noise created by all the three cement industrial plants in the study area.
Rayees Ibrahim Lone, DR. S Subramani. Impact of industrial noise pollution on human health: A case study in the Pulwama district of J&K state. International Journal of Advanced Research and Development, Volume 2, Issue 6, 2017, Pages 256-259