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Assessment of Muscle Skeletal Disorders and Analyze Working Posture of Karaj Medical Science School's Staffs with RULA Method by Using ErgoIntelligence-UEA Software and Nordic Standard Questionnaire
A. Mosavi Fard 1, F. Zarei 2
Bs of Occupational Health Engineering, Health School, Alborz University of Medical Sciences, Karaj, Iran Bs of Occupational Health Engineering, Health School, Alborz University of Medical Sciences, Karaj, Iran , z.karajuni@gmail.com
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Background: Man power is the important asset of every organization. So each employee's health has a direct effect on the organization's performance. because of work station and good working posture are more important in occurrence of musculoskeletal disorders and increase productivity and promote human health, This study has been surveyed working posture related with sitting posture of Karaj medical science school's staffs. Materials and Methods: This study performed on all staff of Karaj medical science school (36). The muscle skeletal disorder and Grade of unsafe working posture calculated with Nordic standard questionnaire and using ErgoIntelligence–UEA software and RULA standard method in every workstation. Using this software instead of pen-paper method lead to saving time and reduce error user. Data analyzed by spss16 software with t-test, ANOVA, Person & Kendall correlation coefficient. Results: Most of the disorders were knee with %67 back with %58 and neck with %53. There was a significant relationship between age and musculoskeletal disorders but there was no significant relationship between other parameters. Scale of every job was 5-7 and risk level in every job was 3 except secretariat that was 4. Conclusion: This study show that there was not acceptable working posture between the jobs and may be regarding the young age of staffs have not seen any musculoskeletal problems present at the time however it can make main problem for staffs in the future.
Keywords: Posture assessment, ErgoIntelligence- UEA software, RULA, Nordic questionnaire
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2014/03/10 | Accepted: 2014/03/10 | Published: 2014/03/10
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Mosavi Fard A, Zarei F. Assessment of Muscle Skeletal Disorders and Analyze Working Posture of Karaj Medical Science School's Staffs with RULA Method by Using ErgoIntelligence-UEA Software and Nordic Standard Questionnaire. aumj. 2013; 2 (4) :245-250
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