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International Journal of Forestry and Wood Science

Assessments of environment and safety in small and micro-enterprise: Furniture factory

Pardeep Kumar Poddar and Omprakash Sahu* 

Accepted 10 December, 2014.

Citation: Sahu O, Poddar PK (2014). Assessments of Environemnt and Safety in Small and Micro- Enterprise: Furniture Factory. Int. J. Forestry Wood Sci. 2(1): 023-030.

Copyright: © 2014 Sahu and Poddar. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are cited. 

Abstract

The dynamic role of micro and small enterprises in developing countries as engines through which the growth objectives of developing countries can be achieved has long been recognized. Furniture Factory has its own impact and issue on the society and environment. Wood furniture manufacturing process uses many chemicals and natural resources. It generates considerable amounts of waste materials as well. The operations activities include drying, sawing, waxing, sanding, and finishing, all of which may release pollutants into the air and may contribute to health concerns in the operation and in the community. In most developing countries, small and micro industry faces constraints both at start up phases and after their establishment. The objective of this study has been developed to discover how to Improve work environment and worker safety and to comply with the standards. Moreover, to further minimize impacts on human health and the environment.

Keywords: Chemical, environment, health’s, waste, recycle