61pc workers suffer health issues: study

Due to unsafe work environment at most of the leather processing units across Savar, workers are facing various occupational health and safety crisis, according to a study. The study, based on interviews of 105 workers with more than eight years of work experience, revealed that around 93 percent of them did not receive any training. Bangladesh Occupational Safety, Health and Environment Foundation (OSHE) conducted the “Baseline Study on Occupational Health and Safety in Leather Supply Chain of Bangladesh” from October 11 to November 20 last year.