International Review of Business Research Papers
Vol. 16. No.2, September 2020, Pages: 31– 45
Perception of Occupational Risk: The Case of Garments Workers in Bangladesh This study investigated occupational risk perceived by garments workers of Bangladesh. It seeks to focus on factors generating risk for workers. The risks are calculated based on the probability and severity level of the hazard generating factors. Random samples of 105 workers working in different sections of garments factories have been surveyed on a structured questionnaire for this research. SPSS Factor analysis reduced data to identify significant and highly correlated factors among 19 variables generating risk. Reliability was checked by Cronbach’s Alpha provided the value of 0.899. From the findings, late wage payment, non-supportive work environment, sexual harassment, cotton dust, congested work area and noise are perceived as high risk occupational hazards by the garments workers.