Journal of Ergonomics

Journal of Ergonomics
Open Access

ISSN: 2165-7556

Promilakrishna Chahal

Department of Family Resource Management, Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar, Haryana, India

  • Research Article   
    Testing of Agriculture Hand Tool Design Using Ergonomics Principles
    Author(s): Promilakrishna Chahal*

    In India, women play an important role in agricultural field operations. Women are found to involved labour intensive activity on field, but still no specific tools and technologies are developed and tested on women to reduce their drudgery experiences in crop production activities. By keeping all these point, the present study was conducted to evaluate the carrot production system by improving some tools for work. The study was conducted on 30 farmers (43.3% male and 56.7% female) of Behbalpur village of Hisar district, who were found to be engaged in carrot production system. Majority of the respondents (60.0%) were belonged to the age group of 32-42 years, and one third of the respondents (33.3%) were having education up to high school. Maximum respondents (93.3 per cent) were having farming as main occupation and majority of them (86.7 per cent) were having land between 2.5-10.0 a.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2165-7556.21.s3.002

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