IJSRP, Volume 4, Issue 6, June 2014 Edition [ISSN 2250-3153]
Bandyopadhyay Bijetri, Sen D
Manual brick manufacturing is an age-old profession practiced all over the world and brick is a very important building material for a developing country, especially like India to improve infrastructure. Women have become an integral part of manpower resources in these unorganized sectors, but unfortunately the female workers here suffer a silent agony. The present study examines the occupational profile, impact of work factor in terms of physiological, biomechanical, musculoskeletal and psychosocial discomforts prevalence among workers in brick kilns. A study was conducted on female moulders engaged in different brick-kiln of West Bengal.