Musculoskeletal Disorder of Workers During Work From Home on Covid-19 Pandemic: A Descriptive Study
Condrowati, Farahdina Bachtiar, Fandita T. Maharani, Dyah Utari
Available Online 25 November 2020.
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- musculoskeletal disorder, worker, COVID-19, work from home, Nordic Musculoskeletal Questionnaire
- 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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TY - CONF AU - Condrowati AU - Farahdina Bachtiar AU - Fandita T. Maharani AU - Dyah Utari PY - 2020 DA - 2020/11/25 TI - Musculoskeletal Disorder of Workers During Work From Home on Covid-19 Pandemic: A Descriptive Study 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 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.201125.025 DO - https://doi.org/10.2991/ahsr.k.201125.025 ID - Condrowati2020 ER -