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Vol. 9, Issue 1 (2020)

Occupational health hazard assessment of grain collection workers in Hisar

Author(s):
Kavita Rani, Manesh Rani, Sarita Devi and Manju Mehta
Abstract:
Agricultural tasks are carried out mainly through manual efforts. Grain handling workers suffer through from musculoskeletal disorder problem due to working in awkward posture with heavy load and repetitive work at different places in the workplace of grain. The study was conducted in Hisar district of Haryana state. Fifty male and female respondents were selected randomly. Results found that Body part discomfort (BPDS) was mostly found in lower back (3.74) followed by knee (3.30) and least in feet (1.14). Health problem scores were found to be highest in backache (WMS-3.64) followed by shoulder pain (WMS-2.84) and stomach pain (WMS-1.12).
Pages: 108-111  |  763 Views  116 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Kavita Rani, Manesh Rani, Sarita Devi, Manju Mehta. Occupational health hazard assessment of grain collection workers in Hisar. Pharma Innovation 2020;9(1):108-111.

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