The effects of ergonomic factors towards student’s satisfaction / Shazilla Salim, Nurul Ain Arif, Siti Zaidah Nadiah Rashid & Noor Khalida Hanim Harun

Salim, Shazilla and Arif, Nurul Ain and Rashid, Siti Zaidah Nadiah and Harun, Noor Khalida Hanim (2010) The effects of ergonomic factors towards student’s satisfaction / Shazilla Salim, Nurul Ain Arif, Siti Zaidah Nadiah Rashid & Noor Khalida Hanim Harun. [Student Project] (Unpublished)


Ergonomics is the science of designing user interaction with equipment and workplaces to fit the user. Ergonomic is important to prevent repetitive strain injuries, which can develop over time and can lead to long-term disability. It is also important to university because the best ergonomic factor provided will cause the students can study well due to produce excellence students in the future. Base on that, the aim of this study was to determine what ergonomics factors such as facilities, layout design and physical factor that are affecting student’s satisfaction in laboratories among FOMT student in UiTM Terengganu. The study based on a survey carried out from the questionnaires that are involving 223 respondents. By using the Pearson Correlation Coefficient testing, the relationships between every ergonomics factors that affect student’s satisfaction are examined. The finding shows that not all ergonomics factors are affected student’s satisfaction. This study showed, only layout design and physical factors are affecting student’s satisfaction but there is no relationship between facilities and student’s satisfaction. The findings of this study will help the university to improve their ergonomics factors provided to the students in achieving the student’s satisfaction due to produce the excellence students in the future. The further study are recommended because the researchers perceived that there is some others factors that will affecting
student’s satisfaction such as mental factors.


Item Type: Student Project
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Salim, Shazilla
Arif, Nurul Ain
Rashid, Siti Zaidah Nadiah
Harun, Noor Khalida Hanim
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Thesis advisor
Md. Sabri, Sabiroh
Subjects: T Technology > TA Engineering. Civil engineering > Human engineering
T Technology > TH Building construction > Systems of building construction. Industrialized building
T Technology > TH Building construction > Building fittings and their installation > Maintenance and repair
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Terengganu > Dungun Campus > Faculty of Business and Management
Programme: Bachelor of Office System Management (Hons)
Keywords: Ergonomics ; Students ; Satisfaction ; Facilities
Date: November 2010
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