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Journal of Ergonomics

Journal of Ergonomics
Open Access

ISSN: 2165-7556

Zahid Abbas Shah

Zahid Abbas Shah

Pakistan

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  • Research Article
    Assessment of Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders in Manufacturing Industry
    Author(s): Yousaf Ayub and Zahid Abbas ShahYousaf Ayub and Zahid Abbas Shah

    Results of study show that experience workers having more reported pain in upper body parts due to poor work station design. This study is focused on measuring the Risks for WMSDs (Work related musculoskeletal disorders) among workers in a manufacturing company, by applying ergonomic tools like QEC (quick exposure checklist), RULA (rapid upper limb assessment) scores and Nordic questionnaire. A cross-sectional study was conducted among workers aged between 18 to 45 years with a total number of 48 workers selected through random sampling with in the duration of 12 weeks. Validated version of QEC, RULA score sheet and Nordic questionnaire was used to measure the risk level and number of reported pain in body parts among workers. The results showed that the mean score of QEC and RULA was 73.6 and 4.6 respectively. However, results showed that experienced workers reported more pain in dif.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2165-7556.1000233

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