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Assessment on current situation of occupational hazards in building materials manufacturing industry in a suburban area of Chongqing
Pages: 880-883
Year: Issue:  7
Journal: Occupation and Health

Abstract: [Objective] To analyze the current situation of occupational hazards in building materials manufacturing industry in a suburban area of Chongqing,evaluate the control effect of occupational hazards in the enterprises,propose the improving measures,and protect the health of workers.[Methods] 10 enterprises of building materials manufacturing industry were selected in a suburban area of Chongqing,to perform the occupational health survey.The assessment reports of occupational hazards were collected and analyzed.[Results]The production process,equipment layout,emergency rescue measures and occupational health management in the 10 enterprises met the relevant laws and standards.The major occupational hazard factors were dust and noise.108 points of 6 dust positions were detected,46 were qualified with the qualified rate of 42.59%,and the average concentration of dust was 2.69 mg/m3,with the concentration rang of 0.26-13.30 mg/m3.138 points of 7 noise positions were detected,79 were qualified with the qualified rate of 57.25%,and the maximum noise intensity reached 106.3 dB (A).[Conclusion]The occupational hazards in building materials manufacturing industry in a suburban area of Chongqing are still serious.It is necessary to rectify the issue of excessive noise and dust and adopt more stringent measures to protect the health benefits of employees.
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