Question & Answer

What are the health hazards of wool industry workers ?


Some of the health hazards faced by wool industry workers are:

1. Respiratory diseases like asthma, bronchitis etc., are very common among these workers. It is because they inhale small hair while sorting and scouring.

2. The workers suffer from various skin infections.

3. Other health problems include headache, fever, back pain, neck pain etc. As the workers sit continuously and work, they may even develop problems in their legs.

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