Awareness of ergonomics among plantation workers / Amirul Aiman Md Kamal Fatimi

Md Kamal Fatimi, Amirul Aiman (2016) Awareness of ergonomics among plantation workers / Amirul Aiman Md Kamal Fatimi. [Student Project] (Unpublished)

Abstract

Ergonomics is the study of work that involves workers. By undergoing a task ergonomically, one can reduce the risk of getting body disorder thus, preventing them from injured. Ergonomics seen as one of the major problems that suffered by almost all workers in OPP whether direct or indirectly. This study intends to determine the level of ergonomic awareness among plantation workers in ESPEK Plantation, Keratong based on knowledge of respondent, occupation exposure and education level of respondents. A total of 80 respondent were studied using survey based questionnaire which involves 45 FFB harvesters and 35 FFB loaders. This study will detennine the factors which contribute the highest in awareness of ergonomics among workers. Based on the demographic analysis, most of them only possess mediocre level of education. As the result being analyzed, knowledge becomes the most dominant factor towards their awareness to ergonomics. This study will give an insight ofwhich factor affects the level of awareness among OPP worker in ESPEK Plantation, Keratong.

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Item Type: Student Project
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Md Kamal Fatimi, Amirul AimanUNSPECIFIED
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Melaka > Jasin Campus > Faculty of Plantation and Agrotechnology
Item ID: 17315
Uncontrolled Keywords: Ergonomics; Plantation workers; Occupation exposure
URI: http://ir.uitm.edu.my/id/eprint/17315

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