Ready-Made Garments (RMG) sector of Bangladesh is one of the largest RMG exporting industries in the world. Several Severe electrical accidents at the RMG factories in the last few decades took many lives and destroy properties and reputations as well. A methodological approach to identifying and prioritizing the electrical risk factors can minimize this type of deadly electrical accident in RMG factories and create the most desired workplace safety and sustainability. This study proposes a Multi-Criteria Decision-Making (MCDM) method, the Entropy Method, to analyze the electrical risk factors of RMG factories in a quantitative approach to assist the decision-makers of this sector. In this study, electrical safety inspection reports from randomly selected 50 RMG factories have been analyzed to gather the most critical electrical risk factors in 6 different clusters or domains. These are-Cable and Cable Supports, Testing and Periodic Maintenance, Management and Documentation, Utility and Substation, Earthing systems, and Distribution Board. Then the Entropy method has been applied to find the objective weights of the 6 selected domains. For calculation, the percentage value of the observed number of risk factors in each of the domains for the 50 factories has been considered. The study finds Management and Documentation, Testing and Periodic Maintenance, and Utility and Substation as the most weighted domains for the electrical risk factors. The obtained result is expected to aid the industrial managers of RMG sector to be more focused on the specific risk domain to get a hierarchical solution in a complex decision-making environment.

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