A Study on Workload and Gradation of Work Heaviness in Terms of Physiological Strain for Different Tasks

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Shrirang Namdeo Patil
Omkar Sanjeev Kulkarni
Anand Govind Joshi


India relies heavily on agriculture, especially the cultivation of staple crops like rice, to provide for its billion-plus population. A challenge to human resources is posed by outdoor work that is still not fully mechanised in many sectors as climate change becomes more of a reality than a possibility in the foreseeable future. As a result, a study was conducted on adult males engaged in paddy cultivation with their informed consent in order to ascertain the degree of physical strain of personnel in various tasks associated with paddy farming in relation to the thermal conditions prevailing within the open air workplace during three different times of day and across two different seasons.

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Patil, S. N. ., Kulkarni, O. S. ., & Joshi, A. G. . (2023). A Study on Workload and Gradation of Work Heaviness in Terms of Physiological Strain for Different Tasks. Journal of Coastal Life Medicine, 11(1), 2763–2771. Retrieved from https://www.jclmm.com/index.php/journal/article/view/757


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