Background: Urban areas with their numerous activities including transportation, industrial and building construction activities are places that may potentially become the sources of pollution for human health, especially in areas with high population density. PM2.5 potentially causes health problems to humans because inhaled pollution remains in alveoli. This may trigger respiratory diseases to cardiovascular diseases.Objective: The study was to determine the risk level of PM2.5 exposure in Jakarta on people living in areas around the ready-mix industryMaterial & Method: The analysis carried out in this study is an environmental Health Risk Analysis (HRA) conducted to associated with pattern of activities, anthropometric data, and PM 2.5 concentration. This study involved 92 respondents with 10 study area points.Result: The result of study reveals that there is 1 point having the risk of experiencing health problems with the Hazard Quotient HQ> 1. Although, overall, the people who reside in the study area are on average still relatively safe up to the present, when the health risk in the environment has exceeded the safe limit as at point 1 there must be a risk estimation at 9 other points to identify the safe limit in future.
|Number of pages||6|
|Journal||Indian Journal of Public Health Research and Development|
|Publication status||Published - Feb 2019|
- Air pollutant
- Health risk analysis
- Particulate matter
- Urban area