A Fashion Victim

Category: People


Photo and caption by Probal Rashid

Without proper face protection, Hossain Miah(age 52) works at a denim sandblasting manual plant outside of Dhaka, Bangladesh. Finishing of jeans by using the technique sandblasting is a dangerous method which has recently banned in Turkey after it was discovered that it led to 50 deaths. Manual sandblasting has long been banned many European countries and the United States. Although, the method is continued to be used in other countries where there is a risk for breaches of health and safety regulations, such as Bangladesh and China.

Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh


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