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Sustainable advancement is another idea, as well as another state of mind, and this requests us to take a gander at things in an unexpected way. It is a thought of the world profoundly not the same as the one that principles our present thinking and incorporates ful fi lling fundamental human needs, for example equity, fl exi- bility, and poise. It is the vision through which we can manufacture a method for being. Sustainability is at the individual level, as the appraisal of every human conduct with the vision of reformulating those that negate the advancement of a reasonable future. Social Sustainability in Textile Industry 59
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3 Working Environment and Hazards in Textile Industry Dating back several centuries, the textile sector is one of the oldest industries in a country s economy. Till present, textile sector is one of the prime providers to country s exports with approximately 11 % of total exports. The textiles industry is one the largest labour-oriented industry. The textile industry is chie fl y concerned with the design and production of yarn, cloth, clothing, and their distribution. The raw material may be natural or synthetic using products of the chemical industry. There are numerous safety and health problems associated with the textile industry. 3.1 Major Hazards in the Textile Industry The hazards happening in the textile industries are mechanical hazards, physical hazards, chemical hazards, ergonomic hazards, and physiological hazards Mechanical hazards, Chemical hazards, Biological agent hazards, Ergonomic hazards, and Psychosocial Hazards. 3.1.1 Mechanical Hazards Cotton Dust The workers working in the processing and spinning of cotton are exposed to large amounts of cotton dust. Cotton dust implies dust present is noticeable all around amid taking care of or handling of cotton . This dust contains a blend of segments which may incorporate ground-level plant matter, cotton fi bre lints, microscopic organisms, parasites soil, and pesticides. Manufacturing processes using new or waste cotton fi bres or cotton fi bre by-products from textile mills also produce cotton dust. They are also in contact with small particles of dust and pesticides. Continuous inhaling of cotton dust and other particles leads to respiratory disorders among the textile workers. Due to over exposure to cotton dust, the disease called byssinosis, also known as brown lung, is found among people working in the textile industry. The common symptoms of this disease include chest congestion, coughing, wheezing, and breathing suffocation. OSHA the occupational safety and health administration made it mandatory for textile industry workers to safeguard their employers from overexposure to cotton dust and its evil effects. The OSHA fi gured out certain guidelines which are related to all private employers in the US textile industry.
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