OCCUPATIONAL TOXICITY OF IRON IN INDUSTRIAL WORKERS OF AJMER CITY AND THEIR HEALTH IMPACT
Dr. Nanik Jethani, Subroto Dutta, Firoz Khan and Dr. Priyanka Bansod*
Some metals are indispensible part of human life. But anything in excess is dangerous. So is true for these metals. In excess quantities they become toxic to our body as they are accumulated in the body especially soft tissues. Heavy metals tend to enter our human body through various channels like food, water, air or absorption through the skin when they come in contact with the humans in industrial setting, agriculture, pharmaceutical and residential areas. Humans get exposed to these metals from our immediate surroundings at the workplace or from our residential areas. The aim of this study was to investigate the association between the heavy metal iron as a risk factors and workers that work in various industrial field and they are always coming in contact with heavy metal iron.
Keywords: iron, industrial workers, metal toxicity.
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