Proceedings of the International Conference of Health Development. Covid-19 and the Role of Healthcare Workers in the Industrial Era (ICHD 2020)

Musculoskeletal Disorder of Workers During Work From Home on Covid-19 Pandemic: A Descriptive Study

Authors
Condrowati, Farahdina Bachtiar, Fandita T. Maharani, Dyah Utari
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Available Online 25 November 2020.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.201125.025How to use a DOI?
Keywords
musculoskeletal disorder, worker, COVID-19, work from home, Nordic Musculoskeletal Questionnaire
Abstract
Background: Musculoskeletal disorder is one of the health problems which can be caused by the workforce. Work-related to musculoskeletal disorder signed by general chronic pain. Due to the impact of Covid-19, the change of the work from the office to be work from home is worried to trigger musculoskeletal disorders. The aim is to identify musculoskeletal disorder of the workers during work from home on the Covid-19 pandemic. Method: One hundred and four Indonesian respondents participated in the research. The research location was in Indonesia. The method was a descriptive study. The measurement was the Nordic Musculoskeletal Questionnaire to investigate the musculoskeletal disorders of the workers. Result: The results showed that the workers 86.3% of the workers experienced musculoskeletal disorders during the last 12 months, while 66.3% of the workers experienced the problem during work from home. Furthermore, the proportion of the workers who had the problem in daily activity was 40%, then 12.6% of the workers visit the doctor because of musculoskeletal disorders. Conclusion: The fourth highest regions of the body that experienced musculoskeletal disorders during work from home were the neck, shoulder, lower back, and upper back.
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AU  - Farahdina Bachtiar
AU  - Fandita T. Maharani
AU  - Dyah Utari
PY  - 2020
DA  - 2020/11/25
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BT  - Proceedings of the International Conference of Health Development. Covid-19 and the Role of Healthcare Workers in the Industrial Era (ICHD 2020)
PB  - Atlantis Press
SP  - 153
EP  - 160
SN  - 2468-5739
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