Research on child labor and its effect on health has been limited we sought to determine the impact of child labor on children’s health by correlating existing health indicators with the prevalence of child labor in selected developing countries methods. Category of child labour which has been defined to include all forms of slavery, child trafficking, and child soldier, and commercial sexual exploitation, hazardous child labour and using children in illicit activities.
More specifically, hazardous child labour is work in dangerous or unhealthy conditions that could result in a child being killed, or injured or made ill as a consequence of poor safety and health standards and working arrangements.
Child labour: a public health issue the variations that exist in the health and nutritional status of children from different social and cultural environments may influence exposure and modify response to chemicals 16 nurses and other health care providers can uundertake further research on the health impact of child labour.
Hazardous child labour is work that is performed by children in dangerous and unhealthy conditions that can lead to a child being killed, injured or made ill as a result of poor safety and health standards or employment conditions.
In defining hazardous child labor, the larger context of public health cannot be ignored the study of child labor needs to take into account the baseline health of exposed individuals. Child labor is defined by the international labour organisation as “work that deprives children of their childhood, their potential and their dignity, and that is harmful to physical and mental development. Hazardous child labour in may 2002, the ilo issued a new global report on child labour that describes the extent of the problem almost 250 million children, about one in every six children aged 5 to 17 on the face of the globe, are involved in child labour. Hazardous child labor is challenging to define and quantify in the context of acute or chronic toxic exposures--either of which may cause significant disease and disability epidemiologic.
Hazardous child labour is the worst forms of child labour which comprises: (a) all forms of slavery or practices similar to slavery, such as the sale and trafficking of, debt bondage and serfdom and forced to measure the health and nutritional status of the child workers.
Social support programs such as education, legal advice, and health services can help alleviate the effect of child labor or help transition a child laborer out of a hazardous or abusive situation.