CAMBODIA: Faintings highlight garment worker safety issues

Smith, Katie
July 2014
Aroq - Just-Style.com (Global News);7/5/2014, p13
Market Research Report
The article presents a reprint of the article "Faintings highlight garment worker safety issues," that was published in the July 2, 2014 issue of the journal "Aroq-Just-Style.com." The article reports that about 50 workers fainted in a Cambodian garment factory. The cause of the faintings may have been the hot weather, lack of ventilation and poor health of the workers.


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