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Evaluate the Ergonomic Status of Workstations in Gachsaran Health Center in 2019
A Pakzad1 , A Ghavam 2, P Aghaei Borzabad3
1- Department of Health Services Management, Marvdasht University, Marvdasht, Iran
2- 2Institute of Advanced Science and Technology and Environmental Sciences, Graduate University of Industrial and Advanced Technology, Kerman, Iran
3- Center for Factors Affecting Health, Yasuj University of Medical Sciences, Yasuj, Iran
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Background & aim:  The human living environment should be designed in accordance with his physical, mental and physical condition, so that no pressure or harm is inflicted on him. Also, if you give them any, all, or all of them, they will cause musculoskeletal disorders. Therefore, the purpose of the present study was to determine and evaluate the ergonomic status of workstations in Gachsaran health center.
Methods: The present descriptive qualitative study was conducted in 2019. The study population included the staff of Gachsaran health center from which 10 people were selected. A non-random purposive method was used to select participants in the study. This continued until data saturation, the data collection tool being a semi-structured interview. In order to analyze the data, the latent content analysis method was used.
Results: The findings led to the extraction of the main themes of ergonomic health center status and 5 main themes; workstations comprising 16 proprietary codes, ergonomic knowledge comprising 7 proprietary codes, musculoskeletal disorders comprising 18 proprietary codes, organizational performance comprising 13 proprietary codes, and realization barriers comprising 8 codes. Became dedicated. Ergonomic knowledge includes the awareness, attitude and behavior of individuals. Orumi implementation is implemented in a system when all users of the system with the necessary ergonomic knowledge can be implemented in the principles of an organization, users of that system suffer from work-related injuries and diseases, are satisfied with the conditions of the workplace. One of the factors that can be understood in the principles of ergonomics in the workplace.
Conclusion: Workstations, ergonomic knowledge, musculoskeletal disorders, organizational performance and barriers to the realization of five themes were identified in the present study. It is suggested that managers change their attitude toward ergonomics while developing a workstation evaluation program to provide effective interventions to improve workstations. As well as practical training in providing employees with ergonomic principles.
Keywords: Ergonomics, Workstations, Gachsaran health center
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Occupational Health
Received: 2020/09/14 | Accepted: 2021/10/31 | Published: 2021/11/8

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