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International Journal of Home Science

2015, VOL. 1 ISSUE 3, PART A

Designing of a Model Sugarcane Juice Vending Workstation

Author(s): D Krishna Priya, Y Vijaya Lakshmi
Abstract:
Sugarcane juice is the widely consumed juice by most of the people in India which is served fresh as well as stored in the containers for future use. The juice extraction is by different types of machines available in the market where some are having inbuilt workstation and some are placed on the workstation. The work station is the place for the vendor to work and extract the juice. This study was focused on the extraction Sugarcane juice manually and the problems faced by the vendors during the extraction of juice. The vendors faced pain in their body parts viz., shoulders, wrist, arms, and neck due to the improper height of the workstations on which they are working. Increase in the height of the workstation, providing waste bin at the reachable height, providing flip to the machine so that the hand injuries are some of the improvised design features of the workstation so that the injuries can be avoided during the juice extraction.
Pages: 9-12  |  89 Views  18 Downloads
How to cite this article:
D Krishna Priya, Y Vijaya Lakshmi. Designing of a Model Sugarcane Juice Vending Workstation. Int J Home Sci 2015;1(3):9-12.
International Journal of Home Science