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J Shahrekord Univ Med Sci 2004, 6(3): 21-32 Back to browse issues page
Relationship between nurses’ knowledge about ergonomy and their job injuries
Ali mohamad Mosadeghrad
, Email: mosadeghrad@mng.mui.ac.ir
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Background and aim: Ergonomy is the science of improvement of the work environment, job and equipment and adapting them to the human abilities and limitations. Using ergonomic approach in organizations has a significant role in their productivity. The aim of this study was to examine nurses’ work situations, job dangers and their knowledge about ergonomic in nursing units of three large university hospitals in Isfahan in the year 2002. Methods: The population of the survey consisted of all nursing personnel of the three hospitals (1274 persons). 499 nursing personnel were chosen by classified sampling and a questionnaire was filled for each one. Results: The knowledge of the nursing personnel about ergonomic was low (2.68±0.76 out of 5) nursing personnel work condition was weak (2.13±0.67 out of 5), and the rate of job injuries exposure was low (2.07±0.91 out of 5). Conclusion: Providing efficient education about ergonomic and its application has a significant role in human resource productivity.
Keywords: Key words: Ergonomic, Isfahan, Job injuries, Nursing personnel.
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Received: 2011/06/2
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mosadeghrad A M. Relationship between nurses’ knowledge about ergonomy and their job injuries. J Shahrekord Univ Med Sci. 2004; 6 (3) :21-32
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