Journal of Ergonomics

Journal of Ergonomics
Open Access

ISSN: 2165-7556

Sintayehu Kebede Kabeto

Department of Nursing and Environmental Health coordinator at Tula Health Bureau, South Nation, Ethiopia

  • Research Article   
    Occupational-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders and Associated Factors among Beauty Salon Workers, Adama Town, South-Eastern Ethiopia, 2018
    Author(s): Sina Temsgen Tolera* and Sintayehu Kebede Kabeto

    Intoduction: Occupational-related Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) often present significant health and costeffective loads on all the societies exposed any work type mostly in low income countries. Consequently, information pertaining to occupational related musculoskeletal disorders among Beauty Salon Workers (BSW) in our country; Ethiopia is unidentified. Therefore, the aim of this study was to determine the prevalence occupational-related musculoskeletal disorder among beauty salon workers in Adama town, Eastern Ethiopia. Methods: A cross-sectional study was applied from April to May 2018. About 372 beauty salon workers recruited as sample using the systematic random sampling technique. Data were analyzed using statistical package for social sciences (SPSS_ Version 21). The significance of associations was evaluated at alpha 0.05 p-value with a confidence intervals (95%) and Adjus.. Read More»

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