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International Journal of Home Science

2018, VOL. 4 ISSUE 3, PART F

Ergonomic evaluation of work place in apparel industry

Author(s): P Yasotha, Dr. KM Pachiyappan, M Roobiya and M Sunitha
Abstract:
The common occupational problem of the workers is musculoskeletal disorders in India. Currently the work is being carried out manually in most of the small scale industries therefore the issues of work related musculoskeletal disorders and injury in different body sites are of top priority. This ergonomic study presents assessment of work posture of workers engaged in different activities of apparel industry [1]. Since, there is a lack of ergonomics awareness, the major percentage of workers having awkward postures. Thus the workers are under moderate to high risk of musculoskeletal disorders. The purpose of this study is to look at conditions in the clothing industry to find out how these injuries starts and how they can be prevented [5].
Pages: 333-336  |  119 Views  23 Downloads
How to cite this article:
P Yasotha, Dr. KM Pachiyappan, M Roobiya, M Sunitha. Ergonomic evaluation of work place in apparel industry. Int J Home Sci 2018;4(3):333-336.
International Journal of Home Science