ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH HAZARDS. Dr Leela Anthony Medical Research Officer Institute for Medical research. Definition. World Health Organization ( WHO, 1993 ): defines
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ENVIRONMENTAL HEALTH HAZARDS
Dr Leela Anthony
Medical Research Officer
Institute for Medical research
"Environmental health comprises those aspects of human health, including quality of life, that are determined by physical, chemical, biologic, social, and psychosocial factors in the environment."
populations and more industry, people are exposed to additional environmental risks
including exposure to urban, industrial and agrochemical pollution, as well as industrial
Common pollutants of area rivers, streams, bayous, lakes, ponds, estuaries and bays include:
E.g. food additives, pesticides
Many jobs expose workers to environmental toxins
Climate Change and Environmental health Hazards