Improving Working Conditions and Productivity in the Garment Industry
Author: Dr. Rajesh Bheda
The book deals with various aspects of improving productivity in a Garment factory right from raw material stage till dispatch. The area of focus is broad with detailed and point-wise discussion on Material handling and storage, Workstation design and layouts, Machine safety and maintenance supported by useful techniques and practical tips.
The book guides the reader with first an in-depth discussion on various principles for productivity improvement and then goes on to discuss how to practically implement the systems. Improvement in working conditions by means of lighting, environment awareness and low-cost work-related welfare facilities and benefits are also within the purview of the book. Overall for any factory which has problems with the productivity and working conditions, the book is a must read.