Textile Industry In Bangladesh Essay

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Raw materials contain dust and fiber particles that hang in the air. Dye, a toxic substance emitted from colored cloth, spreads in the workroom. As a result, many workers suffer from constant fatigue, headaches, anemia, fever, chest, stomach, eye and ear pain, cough and cold, diarrhea, dysentery, urinary tract infection and reproductive health problems due to overwork, uncongenial working conditions, and wide-ranging labor law violations. In fact the Factories Act of 1965 sets the occupational safety and health standards in Bangladesh, but like every other aspect of the Labor Code, it is rarely enforced due to the lack of resources and corrupt practices in the system.  Ecology facts Most of the textile industrial units are located along the banks of the rivers, which provide transportation for incoming raw materials and outgoing finished products. Unfortunately, as a consequence, industrial units drain effluents directly into the rivers without any consideration of the environment. Textiles are one of the most problematic industries for the water sector. A complex…show more content…
Wages in Bangladesh are low which draws buyers and fashion brands to the country. After China, Bangladesh is the largest exporter of clothing to Europe and the United States. That is good for the Bangladeshi economy, but not everyone benefits. Working conditions in the clothing factories are often poor. Local working conditions are of course the primary responsibility of the Bangladeshi government. But clothing companies also have a responsibility in this area. They should discuss factory working conditions with suppliers. However, companies may be dissatisfied in their efforts by poorly functioning authorities. Labor inspectors, for instance, are often ill-equipped to monitor factories. There are two types of CSR are identical in textile industry in Bangladesh. One is local CSR and another is Multinational

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