The man, who is an employee of the Dhaka City Corporation, has to
unblock the city’s sewer lines without any proper safety equipment.
He often has to go dig around underground with only a long stick to
help him and with no mask to protect him from the poisonous fumes the
Scooping out liquid filth with his bare hands, the hardy worker has
the thankless task of clawing out blockages in the bustling Bangladeshi
Dhaka has a population in excess of 14 million and has recently been
hit by major floods caused by heavy rains and an insufficient storm
Despite the alarming rise in the number of deaths of manhole workers,
cleaners are still not supplied with sufficient equipment and regularly
have to enter the dirty sludge topless.
Source: Daily Mail