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Work Related Musculoskeletal Discomfort in Meat Sellers - A Study Carried out in Tura, West Garo Hills, Meghalaya


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The study was conducted to know the work related musculoskeletal discomfort perceived by the Poultry, Mutton and Pork sellers. The findings of the study show that the sellers are found involved in various activities while selling poultry, mutton and pork and most of the activities are performed by cent per cent of the sellers. While performing these activities the sellers reported that they feel moderate to very severe pain in different body parts.

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Postures, Body map, Musculoskeletal pain
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  • Corlett, E.N. and Bishop, R.P. (1976). A technique for assessing postural discomfort. Ergonomics, 9 : 175-182.

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Ranima Saikia
College of Community Science, Central Agricultural University, Tura, West Garo Hills (Meghalaya), India

Abstract


The study was conducted to know the work related musculoskeletal discomfort perceived by the Poultry, Mutton and Pork sellers. The findings of the study show that the sellers are found involved in various activities while selling poultry, mutton and pork and most of the activities are performed by cent per cent of the sellers. While performing these activities the sellers reported that they feel moderate to very severe pain in different body parts.

Keywords


Postures, Body map, Musculoskeletal pain

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