Socio-economic condition of tannery worker in Bangladesh
Raju Muhammad Shahidul Islam, Md. Yeamin Ali
The study aims to know the Scio-economic condition of tannery worker in Bangladesh. Bangladesh has the potential of developing leather industries due to having quality raw materials (hides and skins) and cheapest laborer market but tannery worker condition is not so good in Bangladesh. It was also observed that 33% of these workers belongs to 19-30 years’ age group, 45% has primary level education, 41% earned with the range of Taka 3001-5000/- per month, and 38% has 6-10 years’ work experience. Most alarming information found in the survey that 90% of the trimmers have been suffering from general illness and they affected various diseases after joining their job in the tannery.