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Study of Effectiveness of Human Factors Engineering Interference in Cumulative Trauma Disorders Rate Decreasing in the Tehran South Health Center 2005-2006
M. Noorisepehr, J. Rahimi, M.B. Delkhosh, A. Kabolizadeh, R. Golmohammadi
Alborz University of Medical Sciences, Karaj, Iran , dr.noorisepehr@abzums.ac.ir
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Introduction: Up to now accomplished many investigations about cumulative trauma disorders (CTD) accession. For the most part sitting pattern and unsuitable task posture has been specified reason of these complications. In the publicized stats from a foreign source ambit of 44 percent of people who worked with computer has been afflict to the CTD's. The aim of this paper is to find and measurement of CTD and ergonomic intervention and investigation rate of this intervention's effect in the Tehran south health center. This center use paperless system. Methods: In this research Nordic questionnaire distribute between 68 persons of the center to determine CTD's. By technical expert inspection specified reason of complications. Observantly to state methods reason which create more severity and frequency CTD's has been recognized and interference with human factors engineering. For the more efficiency of interference Anthropometry has been used for all of Work stations and for any person designed a significant posture. Results: results that obtained before interference indicate that were CTD's complications at more of employees which 90 percent of them suffered of up spine pain. Also 27.4 percent of them had shoulder pain and 20.4 percent had neck pain. After the interference these measures decreased. And complaint of employee decreased 40.8 percent to up spine pain. Also for the shoulder pain it reached to 22 and neck pain 17.6 percent. With state test identified that there are significant difference between CTD after and before of intervention (p<0.005). Conclusion: Being unsuitable task posture is main cause of CTD's in the Work stations. We can prevent to increasing these complications in the work place by simple approach like adjustment in the desk and chair height, correct performance working training and doing simple exercise.
Keywords: Ergonomics, Cumulative Trauma Disorders (CTD), Work stations
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: General
Received: 2012/08/26 | Accepted: 2017/08/23 | Published: 2017/08/23
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Noorisepehr M, Rahimi J, Delkhosh M, Kabolizadeh A, Golmohammadi R. Study of Effectiveness of Human Factors Engineering Interference in Cumulative Trauma Disorders Rate Decreasing in the Tehran South Health Center 2005-2006. aumj. 2012; 1 (2) :117-122
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