Journal of Ergonomics

Journal of Ergonomics
Open Access

ISSN: 2165-7556

Rashid Shar Baloch

Department of Business Administration, Indus University, Karachi, Pakistan

  • Research Article   
    Prevalence of Musculoskeletal Disorder in Casual Workers and Associated Low Intrinsic Motivation: An Empirical Study of Sugar Factories
    Author(s): Ramsha Ali Baloch*, Afshan Khalid, Rashid Shar Baloch and Farkaleet Baloch

    This cross-sectional study examined associations and effect between low intrinsic motivation, engagement efficacy and the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders among blue-collar employees of sugar factories. Total participants of this study were 684 blue-collar employees of sugar factories and they completed medical record report and questionnaire yielding information on demographic variables, BMI, and physical job factors. The relationship and effects of physical and social factors with musculoskeletal disorders was analyzed by Pearson product moment correlation, odd ratios, chi square tests logistic regression models. In this study, we have discussed and analyzed the impact of intrinsic motivation of blue-collar employees as repercussions of chronic back strains and sprains injuries (MSD) working in sugar factories at Sindh province of Pakistan. This article entails statistical si.. View More»

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