Industrial Noise Level and School Location: Implication for Teaching and Learning



This study sought to determine the industrial noise level, school location and the impacts on workers of industries, school pupils and teachers of schools located near the industries in Rivers State. To achieve this purpose, fifty (50) workers and fifty (50) school people comprising teachers and pupils totaling one hundred (100) were tested for blood pressure and hearing experiment. Noise level were measured at specific unit for the experimental study while ten (10) items structured questionnaire was developed and administered to one hundred (100) respondents for the impacts assessment.  The findings from the study shows that noise level in the industrial areas is high and there is also indication that this high level of noise impact negatively on the health of the workers and school people. Recommendations were made.

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