Grapes (Vitis vinifera L.) is an important fruit crop in India. Grapes are the third most widely cultivated fruit after citrus and banana. Major grapes –growing states are Maharashtra, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu and the north-western region covering Punjab , Haryana, Delhi, Western Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Madhya Pradesh. Grapes farming is less in Physical nature but more in skillfully nature. Grapes farming cultivation result in various health hazards and risks. The specific objective were the study on work profile and working conditions in grapes cultivation, to assess the occupational risks in grapes cultivation, to develop an ergo solution for highly risk prone activity in grapes cultivation.
Dr. Savita Kumari , Subject – Matter – Specialist (Home Science) , Krishi Vigyan Kendra , Lahaul & Spiti II , Tabo – 172113 (Himachal Pradesh).