Effects of occupational heat exposure on female brick workers in West Bengal, India

@inproceedings{Sett2014EffectsOO,
  title={Effects of occupational heat exposure on female brick workers in West Bengal, India},
  author={Moumita Sett and Subhashis Sahu},
  booktitle={Global health action},
  year={2014}
}
Background Manual brick-manufacturing units in India engage a large number of female workers on a daily-wage basis for a period of 8 months per year. There are two groups of female workers in the brickfields: the brick molders and the brick carriers. These brickfields are mostly unorganized, and the workers are exposed to extreme conditions such as very… CONTINUE READING