Volume 4, Issue 1, January 2019, Page: 10-18
A Study on Minimization of Injury and Accidental Causes in Different Operational Sections of RMG Industries in Bangladesh
Israt Parveen, Department of Textile Engineering, Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University, Santosh, Tangail, Bangladesh
Md. Iqbal Mahmud, Department of Textile Engineering, Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University, Santosh, Tangail, Bangladesh
Anik Kumar Mondol, Department of Textile Engineering, Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University, Santosh, Tangail, Bangladesh
Mosammot Nelufa Akter, Department of Textile Engineering, Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University, Santosh, Tangail, Bangladesh
Shima Shil, Department of Textile Engineering, Mawlana Bhashani Science and Technology University, Santosh, Tangail, Bangladesh
Received: Mar. 4, 2019;       Accepted: Apr. 9, 2019;       Published: Apr. 29, 2019
DOI: 10.11648/j.ijimse.20190401.13      View  90      Downloads  26
Abstract
The primary objective of this study is to investigate the industrial accident in readymade garments (RMG) industries and find out the ways how this risk of injuries and accidents can be mitigating by implementing safety rules and suggestions. The paper discusses in brief the risk of injury and accidental causes of workers in various sections like dyeing, cutting, sewing, printing and finishing of RMG industries based upon the industrial environment and working conditions. The sample respondents are selected from the different industries in Tangail district. Purposive sampling technique is followed for data collection, where different level of respondents is interviewed for collecting information from selective garments industry. After analyzing the collected data, the major accidental causes and injuries faced by the workers in those selective units are indicated for which there have been noticed a massive fall down of workers’ efficiency. Indicating those problems, improvement proposals are given to those industries and implemented over a course of month. From the proposed improvement proposal, it is found that, the rate of injury and accidental risks have been decreased far better than before and almost all risks can be properly controlled if the managing as well as responsible parties try to follow the risk controlling technique properly.
Keywords
Readymade Garment (RMG), Industrial Accidents, Injury, Risk Factor, Remedial Action etc.
To cite this article
Israt Parveen, Md. Iqbal Mahmud, Anik Kumar Mondol, Mosammot Nelufa Akter, Shima Shil, A Study on Minimization of Injury and Accidental Causes in Different Operational Sections of RMG Industries in Bangladesh, International Journal of Industrial and Manufacturing Systems Engineering. Vol. 4, No. 1, 2019, pp. 10-18. doi: 10.11648/j.ijimse.20190401.13
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