Heat stress and inadequate sanitary facilities at workplaces – an occupational health concern for women?

  title={Heat stress and inadequate sanitary facilities at workplaces – an occupational health concern for women?},
  author={Vidhya Venugopal and Shanmugam Rekha and Krishnamoorthy Manikandan and P K Latha and Viswanathan Vennila and Nalini Ganesan and Perumal Kumaravel and Stephen Jeremiah Chinnadurai},
  journal={Global Health Action},
Background Health concerns unique to women are growing with the large number of women venturing into different trades that expose them to hot working environments and inadequate sanitation facilities, common in many Indian workplaces. Objective The study was carried out to investigate the health implications of exposures to hot work environments and inadequate sanitation facilities at their workplaces for women workers. Design A cross-sectional study was conducted with 312 women workers in… 

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