Work-related WMSDs assessment among video display terminal users

Shariatmadari, Shahab (2014) Work-related WMSDs assessment among video display terminal users. Masters thesis, Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering.


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The goal of this research was to assess the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders as well as psychosocial work factors among the Staffs of Universiti Teknologi Malaysia. Furthermore the association between psychosocial work factors and WMSDs were investigated. This research was based on questionnaire survey. The questionnaire were extracted from the standard version of QPS Nordic questionnaire for the assessing the psychosocial work factors. For assessing the WMSDs the standard Nordic questionnaire were utilized. The questionnaires were translated into Bahasa Melayu, and a pilot study was performed to ensure the reliability of the questionnaires. The prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders was investigated using standard Nordic questionnaire. The WMSDs symptoms of shoulder, neck, upper back and lower back were found to be significant among the staffs. According to the recent research the psychosocial risk factors found to be a significant contribution to the development of musculoskeletal disorders were also considered in this research.

Item Type:Thesis (Masters)
Additional Information:Thesis (Sarjana Kejuruteraan (Kejuruteraan Industri)) - Universiti Teknologi Malaysia, 2014
Subjects:R Medicine > RD Surgery
Divisions:Mechanical Engineering
ID Code:48677
Deposited By: Haliza Zainal
Deposited On:15 Oct 2015 09:09
Last Modified:17 Jun 2020 09:00

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