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Vol. 11, Special Issue 4 (2022)

Health problems associated with bamboo artisans and its recommendations

Author(s):
Suprita Pawar, Dr. Geeta Chitagubbi and Dr. Rajeshwari Desai
Abstract:
The study was conducted in North Karnataka districts and the respondents were interviewed personally to elicit the primary information by using self structured interview schedule. Exploratory research design was used. Random sampling method was applied to select a sample size of 120 bamboo artisans’ family. Cent per cent of the respondents stated that weight of the tool caused more discomfort while performing the cutting and stripping activities followed by length of the tool and shape of the tool. Cent per of the respondents always experienced cuts and piercing as health problems. Cutting and stripping activities were more drudgery prone activities in bamboo products making enterprise. According to the priority the ranking was given to the recommended suggestions for health problems. The first priority was given to the recommended suggestions- introduction of technology/tools or bamboo cutting machine for reduction of pain and health hazards.
Pages: 1046-1048  |  319 Views  180 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Suprita Pawar, Dr. Geeta Chitagubbi and Dr. Rajeshwari Desai. Health problems associated with bamboo artisans and its recommendations. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2022; 11(4S): 1046-1048.

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