Development of a Questionnaire for Prolonged Standing Jobs at Manufacturing Industry

Isa, Halim (2011) Development of a Questionnaire for Prolonged Standing Jobs at Manufacturing Industry. In: Advances in Human Factors, Ergonomics, and Safety in Manufacturing and Service Industry. CRC Press Taylor & Francis Group, Boca Raton, Florida, USA., pp. 253-263. ISBN 978-1-4398-3499-2

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Prolonged standing has been identified as a potential threat for occupational health of workers in manufacturing industry. To minimize occupational injuries associated with prolonged standing, a reliable tool is required to investigate the root of the problems so that alternative solutions could be proposed. The purpose of the study is to develop a questionnaire that specifically used to assess difficulties in prolonged standing jobs. Literature survey, series of mini workshops, and pilot study have been performed to develop the questionnaire. Based on the carried out case study, the questionnaire has shown a potential tool to manage prolonged standing jobs, however further work is required to establish the validity of the tool.

Item Type: Book Chapter
Subjects: T Technology > TS Manufactures
Divisions: Faculty of Manufacturing Engineering > Department of Manufacturing Management
Depositing User: Dr. Isa Halim
Date Deposited: 13 Jul 2012 08:23
Last Modified: 28 May 2015 02:39
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