Adjustment of the sewing machine table alone does not ensure good posture; adjustment of the chair is also an important factor.
Hoboken, New Jersey. Moreover, workers experience excessive hand work that involves gripping and pinching with the arm in constrained postures which causes wrist pain. The industry plays a key role in employment generation and in the provision of income to the poor. Almost none of the factories have any sort of human resources department and local officials often turn a blind eye to violations.
Safety Problems: Safety need for the worker is mandatory to maintain in all the organization. Minimizing ergonomic risk factors through ergonomic intervention for workers is often neglected in many of the countries. Gross Profit Table 3. Towards this end, various policy reforms were implemented in the s and s.
This give security and convenience for the transportation of goods and all kinds of supports needed for daily production and financial facility. Table 2. Potassium permanganate[ edit ] Another popular chemical involved in an alternate sandblasting technique is Potassium Permanganate or KMnO4. In part the momentum in the post-MFA phase-out period is indicative of the efforts underway towards capacity building through backward integration. Impact of global changes on the textile industry of Bangladesh.
The adjustable desk height, inclined slope of the table, needle angle and the pedal position should induce a more upright position of the head, neck and trunk. Short profile of the Company are given below- Millenium Garments Limited: It is a manufacturing company, established in This will prevent the workers to carry heavy loads manually and reduce back pains or muscle sprain. For workers, the use of personal protective equipment, as well as the establishing maximum daily exposures, can go a long way to mitigate worker exposures to chronic noise. The female workers are exposed to different occupational health hazards such as work environment hazards, physical hazards and mental hazards. Hoboken, New Jersey.
This intervention can include providing trolleys and wheeled multi-level rack to carry clothes and material picture , reducing height difference to move materials manually, eliminating tasks requiring bending or twisting etc. Estimates from the World Bank put the number of female workers in the industry in the s at 50,; that number was brought up to 2. Additionally, studies have demonstrated concerns regarding exposure to textile dyes and occupational bladder cancer due to aniline dye intermediates such as beta-naphthylamine and benzidine, which has long been identified as a human urinary carcinogen.
Bangladesh's flagship export-oriented ready-made garment industry, however, with female labor accounting for 90 percent of the work force, was "built to a large extent, on the supply of cheap and flexible female labor in the country. Sewing machine operators are involve in highly repetitive movements of the elbows and wrists. They found workers inside poorly ventilated factories being exposed to respirable silica dust 20 times that of the recommended safety levels. Raw material Prices: Prices of cotton and other raw material used in textile industry fluctuate rapidly in Bangladesh. Building should be constructed with fire resisting materials 2.
Fashion change may quickly render an item obsolete and that is why buyers look for the shortest of lead-times before placing orders. Studies also show significant reduction of physical discomfort experienced by the sewing machine operators by changing the angle of seat pan and backrest of the chair. Asia has, over the last 50 years, seen a significant growth in the manufacturing of both primary products and finished products. Variables to indicate Financial Condition We have taken the following important variables to indicate financial condition of textile companies in our research. They operate 24 spinning facilities with an installed capacity of , spindles and 1, looms. Their plant and office is located in the central part of the city.
Without any structure like a formalized union, many lack the ability to speak of injustices either from lack of knowledge or fear of losing economic security. About 0. Textile sector is one of the most important sectors for the economy of Bangladesh.
Its per capita income in was est. We are also suffering with short technology and research. Brief Profile of Sampled Listed Textile Companies in Bangladesh The textile companies that are analyzed in our study are introduced briefly below, as referred on the official websites of the listed companies. Other factors like price competitiveness, enhanced GSP facility, market and product diversification, cheap labor, increased backward integration, high level of investment, and government support are among the key factors that helped the country to continue the momentum in export earnings in the apparel sector. In the globalized economy and ever-changing fashion world, product diversification is the key to continuous business success.