Occupational Hazards in the Textile Printing Process

OMKUMAR C S, Muthu Kumar K

Abstract


The base of this research the work involves in the printing units without using proper PPE resulted in various types of physical, chemical and biological hazards. Due to these problems, the workers are affected by skin were itching, dry skin, cracks and pimple acne owing to the exposure of chemicals. Body problems comprised of pain, stiffness, and tremors in hand and pain in the elbow due to the suitable performance and lower parts. In results, it concludes that people working near the units suffering from many physical problems such as head pain, eye-irritancy, and difficulty in breathing and overflow of the drainage pipes from printing units, polluting the drinking water by mixing of chemical dyes.

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