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Prevalence of common work related musculoskeletal disorders among the restaurant workers

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dc.contributor.author Yesmin, Khaleda
dc.date.accessioned 2014-01-15T08:37:46Z
dc.date.available 2014-01-15T08:37:46Z
dc.date.issued 2013-02-24
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/123456789/61
dc.description Dissertation (Bachelor of Science in Physiotherapy) Bangladesh Health Professions Institute, CRP en_US
dc.description.abstract Purpose: The study was done to identify the prevalence of WRMDs among the restaurant workers. Objective: To identify the common work related musculoskeletal disorders among the restaurant workers. Method: The study design was cross- sectional. Total 100 samples were selected conveniently for this study from a restaurant The Westin Dhaka. Data was collected by using mixed type of questionnaire. Descriptive statistic was used for data analysis. Result: The result of the study shows that 78% participants had WRMDs and age range between 42-55 (27%) years is more vulnerable. Male (72%) was predominantly more affected than female (28%). Most of the education level was Diploma (59%). The duration of job experience 6-10 years (43.6%) most commonly suffered by the WRMDs. In this research, the researcher found 78% of the participants had musculoskeletal disorders with higher prevalence of pain. The result indicates that most discomfort of the body regions is in the neck (22%), spine (38%) and knee (24%). Most common symptom of WRMDs was pain (82%) and the most affected body part was spine (38%). The maximum severity of symptom was moderate (57.7%). The most common risk factors were working in same position for (38%) and carry heavy load for (35%) participants. Only (19.2%) participants had taken physiotherapy treatment for their condition. Among the 15 participants who had taken physiotherapy for their condition all of the participants had a good prognosis. The percentages of prognosis were improved in (83%). Conclusion: Work related musculoskeletal disorders represent a significant burden for restaurant workers. The study was represents the strong evidence that WRMDs was common among restaurant workers. In order to reduce musculoskeletal problems, correct postural practices, proper design of tools and equipment significantly can prevent MSDs. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher Department of Physiotherapy, Bangladesh Health Professions Institute, CRP en_US
dc.subject Musculoskeletal disorder en_US
dc.subject Prevalence en_US
dc.subject Occupational diseases en_US
dc.subject Workplace en_US
dc.subject Back injuris en_US
dc.title Prevalence of common work related musculoskeletal disorders among the restaurant workers en_US
dc.type Thesis en_US

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