Open Access Research Article Article ID: AMM-5-126

    Prevalence of musculoskeletal disorder in electricity lineman in city Faisalabad, Pakistan

    Amna Noor, Umair Arif*, Sulman Aslam, Raees Sabir, Ammar Ahmad Sohail, Hareem Aslam, Mahnoor Ch and Syed Muhammad Ali raza

    Objectives: The objective of this research is to discover the trends of work-related musculoskeletal disorders that are prevalent in the linemen population, as well as the occupational activities that put linemen at risk of developing WRMDs.

    Methodology: The study included 50 male linemen employed in FASCO, who performed various field tasks in a Faisalabad city Pakistan. Age group included in the study between 20 to 40 years. Chi square test was applied to check association between daily life and incidence of symptoms.

    Results: There is no significance associations were founded between age and tasks of linemen with p-value 0.431. There is significance association was founded between comfort and their tasks with p-value 0.002. There is significance association was founded between body region and their tasks with p-value 0.001. 

    Conclusion: MSDs in body areas other than the back were found in our investigation, particularly in the shoulders and knees. We also identified high-risk tasks that would require more investigation and management. 


    Published on: Sep 14, 2021 Pages: 9-12

    Full Text PDF Full Text HTML DOI: 10.17352/amm.000026
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