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Vol. 10, Special Issue 8 (2021)

Musculoskeletal disorder & perceived exertion among papad making women workers of Ganjam district, Odisha

Author(s):
Smruti Rekha Panigrahi, Dr. Ruplekha Borah and Dr. Bijoylaxmi Bhuyan
Abstract:
Aim and Objective: To analyse the work related musculoskeletal disorder prevalent among women workers involved in papad making activity. An observational survey was carried out among 120 female workers carrying out papad making activity on a daily basis. Interview cum observation method was used for data collection. Further chi square analysis was done to determine the association between variables.
Result: Musculoskeletal disorder was the major health problems of the workers. Analysis of MSDs revealed that hand pain (98.3%) was more predominant followed by wrist (95.8%) buttock (95%) and others.
Pages: 437-442  |  549 Views  87 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Smruti Rekha Panigrahi, Dr. Ruplekha Borah and Dr. Bijoylaxmi Bhuyan. Musculoskeletal disorder & perceived exertion among papad making women workers of Ganjam district, Odisha. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(8S): 437-442. DOI: 10.22271/tpi.2021.v10.i8Sg.7293

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