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Research Paper | Home Science | India | Volume 4 Issue 3, March 2015
A Review on Work Related Musculoskeletal Disorders of the Workers Working in Different Workstations
D. Krishna Priya  | Y. Vijaya Lakshmi 
Abstract: Work is the livelihood where people get their earnings. Workers place is the environment in which he/she involves in work for longer time. Workstation is a place where work is carried out any time with the major appliances and satisfies the needs of the worker to perform the work. Workstation is the space which provides motivation to the worker to perform the work effectively. It is the direct reach of the worker and also the working fixtures at the work table. They adapt to different postures while working where continuous use of the postures lead to strain and sprain of muscles which further leads to musculoskeletal disorders. Whatever work is done with different postures lifting, holding, bending and handling materials and intensive work, workers have musculoskeletal disorders. In spite of their profession, workers experience shoulder pain, neck and upper limb, spinal symptoms, back pain, eye sight problems etc. The musculoskeletal disorder of the part of body is the result of type of posture exposed for the longer time.
Keywords: Work, Workers, Workstation, Posture, Musculoskeletal disorders
Edition: Volume 4 Issue 3, March 2015,
Pages: 2454 - 2456
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