Ergonomics Analysis of Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in Tailors of Aurangabad District, Maharashtra

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Dr. Ganesh Rahane
Dr. Rudalee Husale
Dr. Shrikant Sant
Bhakti Ladha
Neha Jouk


Tailoring is a prevalent small-scale service industry in which a big number of people from low-income families work. In India, both men and women work in the tailoring industry. Those who work as tailors, embroidery workers, and self-employed tailors are among the members of the Tailoring Workers Forum. Sewing machine operators make up the great majority of workers employed in the textile and garment industries.1The activity at the sewing machine, with its high motion sensitivity and difficult gripping positions, necessitates advanced sensor motor skills and configuration knowledge based on the nature of the fabric. Because of the machine's sight requirements, the worker is forced to remain in a static position, which is hazardous to his or her health. Because it necessitates constant visual control and highly concentrated concentration, sitting in a cause a persistent charge on the sense organs in the psychological area.2 Literature suggested that, Musculoskeletal issues, such as injury to muscles, nerves, tendons, bones, joints of bones, and cartilage, are one sign of health problems induced by occupational activities. Work posture that is not appropriate / ergonomic while completing workplace activities is one of the leading causes of musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). Scientists and researchers in various nations have established numerous ways of working posture assessment based on each bodily movement in order to produce a safe, comfortable, and healthy work system during work, based on research and complaints about musculoskeletal illnesses.

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