Ergonomic risk assessment methods to REBA and relationship with musculoskeletal disorder in workers of brick kilns in year 1390

Tolidehi, hamid reza and Gholami, abdollah and Hejazi, mahdie and Tamadoon, jalalodin Ergonomic risk assessment methods to REBA and relationship with musculoskeletal disorder in workers of brick kilns in year 1390. Other. Tolidehi1 ,Gholami2 , Hejazi3 , Tamadoon3.

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Abstract Introduction: There are risk factors causing musculoskeletal disorders such as working in an inappropriate body condition , rout in and repetitive movements of the body compelling workers beyond their stamina and maximum strength and no time for recovery and rehabilitation . This study was carried out to evaluate risk factors in musculoskeletal disorders through REBA method & the relationship between musculoskeletal disorders and REBA method in occupational groups working in old-fashioned brick-making factories. Methods and materials: This cross-sectional (descriptive analytic) study was carried out among two hundred twenty eight brick workers in brick-making factory of gonabad. Their occupational conditions have been observed & studied by REBA method which is a rapid & complete way to assess different parts of the body moreover , the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorder was estimated through NORDIC questionnaire. All datas were analyzed by SPSS statistical soft ware through k-squaer statistical trial (examination). Results: Age med and history of ones employments were 32.65 ± 9.7 and 6.24 ± 5.1, relatively. Among workers suffer from back pains was at the highest prevalence rate of 67.5 and lowest prevalence of ankle (9.6% ) was seen. It showed significant link between back disorders and lower part of rear butox in respect to statistical analysis (p<0.05). Conclution: Most of ergonomic position in workers needed modification (above 4 score, REBA method) and therefore the prevalence of musculoskeletal disorders was quite high, we concluded to modify work stations in which is limited to human body capability; further more, evaluation of performance with same repetitive movements and lifting- cargo performance in order to evaluate the biomechanical pressure in back, to decrease extremely the conflictions. Keywords: furnace burner's trade, musculoskeletal disorders, ergonomic risks, REBA

Item Type: Monograph (Other)
Subjects: R Medicine > RZ Other systems of medicine
Depositing User: Unnamed user with email eprints@gmu.ac.ir
Date Deposited: 16 Nov 2019 09:59
Last Modified: 16 Nov 2019 09:59
URI: http://eprints.gmu.ac.ir/id/eprint/1431

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