Health Risk of Bringing up Silk Worms and Environment Effect Evaluation of Binging up Households in Kashmir, India

Document Type : Original Article


Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical engineering, SDM Institute of Technology, Ujire, Karanataka, India



This investigation aim is to study the sericulture significance in Kashmir, the environment influence of sericulture bringing up units, and evaluate the health hazard characteristics of the employees performing in this industriousness. The investigation has been performed in various bringing up units of Kashmir valley placed in India. A collected questionnaire has been distributed between the breeder and management issues for assessing the health danger characteristics of the employees. Temperature, moisture, and light severity have been estimated by using a thermos hygrometer and digital lux meter, orderly. This study demonstrates that most of the breeder have suffered from health issues such as irritation of the eye, damage, backache, allergies, respiratory issues, and headache. Specific measurements have been proposed that might enhance the economic situation of the breeder that might finally decrease the health hazard agents between them. Thus, it is suggested that individual protective tools and instruments for bringing up must be presented to the breeder for reducing the health danger agents.


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