Journal of
Toxicology and Environmental Health Sciences

  • Abbreviation: J. Toxicol. Environ. Health Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9820
  • DOI: 10.5897/JTEHS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 195

Full Length Research Paper

Spatial distribution and operations of petrol stations in the Kassena-Nankana district (Ghana) and associated health and safety hazards

Nang Biyogue Douti
  • Nang Biyogue Douti
  • Department of Environmental Science, Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University for Development Studies, Ghana.
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Samuel Kojo Abanyie
  • Samuel Kojo Abanyie
  • Department of Environmental Science, Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University for Development Studies, Ghana.
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Steve Ampofo
  • Steve Ampofo
  • Department of Environmental Science, Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University for Development Studies, Ghana.
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Ebenezer Ebo Yahans Amuah
  • Ebenezer Ebo Yahans Amuah
  • Department of Environmental Science, Faculty of Earth and Environmental Sciences, University for Development Studies, Ghana.
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  •  Received: 18 October 2018
  •  Accepted: 12 February 2019
  •  Published: 31 May 2019

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