Yasotha, P and Pachiyappan, K M and Roobiya, M and Sunitha, M (2018) Ergonomic evaluation of work place in apparel industry. International Journal of Home Science, 4 (3). pp. 333-336. ISSN 2395-7476

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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]

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Cumulative trauma disorders (CTDs), Ergonomics, Garment industry, musculoskeletal disorders
Divisions: PSG College of Arts and Science > Department of Costume Design and Fashion
Depositing User: Mr Team Mosys
Date Deposited: 18 Jan 2023 09:10
Last Modified: 18 Jan 2023 09:10
URI: http://ir.psgcas.ac.in/id/eprint/1730

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