Study of the Relation Between Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders and Job Stress in Heavy Industry

중공업에서의 근골격계질환과 직무스트레스의 관계에 관한 연구

  • Kim, Yu-Chang (Department of Industrial Management Engineering, Dongeui University) ;
  • Bae, Chang-Ho (Department of Industrial Management Engineering, Dongeui University)
  • 김유창 (동의대학교 산업경영공학과) ;
  • 배창호 (동의대학교 산업경영공학과)
  • Published : 2006.08.31

Abstract

The Work-Related Musculoskeletal Disorders(WMSDs) have been an rising issue since the 1970s. So many manufacturing companies have been tried to improve the work environments for the control and the prevention of the WMSDs. Specific risk factors associated with WMSDs include repetitive motion, heavy lifting, forceful exertion, contact stress, vibration, awkward posture and rapid hand and wrist movement. But recently it has reported that besides working conditions, job stress is the important hazard causes which lead to WMSDs. This study investigates the relation between WMSDs and Job stress from 1426 workers in Heavy Industry. Job stress was evaluated by Karasek's model. Job stress was associated with job satisfaction. Job demand was associated with the WMSDs, but job control was not associated with the WMSDs. The results can be used to design the management program for the WMSDs and the job stress.

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