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On Lower-back Pain and Its Consequence to Productivity

Ramdan, Nur Sufiah Akmala and Bani Hashim, Ahmad Yusairi and Kamat, Seri Rahayu and Ali Mokhtar, Mohd Najib and Asmai, Siti Azirah (2014) On Lower-back Pain and Its Consequence to Productivity. Journal of Industrial and Intelligent Information, 2 (2). pp. 83-87. ISSN 2301-3745

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Abstract

Manual handling is the primary cause of musculoskeletal disorders, such as sprains and strains and joint disorders, which account for more than half of all injury claims. If motions are repeated frequently, such as in every few seconds, and for prolonged periods such as an eight-hour shift, fatigue and muscle strain can acquire. Working hours is lost every year by means of injury, and personal injury situations and compensation packets are costly. Employers could boost productivity by training their workers to handle loads the right way, or by providing materials-handling equipment to aid them with the job.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: T Technology > TS Manufactures
Divisions: Faculty of Manufacturing Engineering > Department of Robotics and Automation
Depositing User: Dr. Ahmad Yusairi Bani Hashim
Date Deposited: 22 Jan 2014 03:39
Last Modified: 28 May 2015 04:13
URI: http://eprints.utem.edu.my/id/eprint/10805

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