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Investigation of occupation risk factors on the absence from work and medical appointment due to musculoskeletal disorders among rescue groups employees

Heydari, Payam and varmazyar, sakineh and Hakimi, Chia (2017) Investigation of occupation risk factors on the absence from work and medical appointment due to musculoskeletal disorders among rescue groups employees. The Journal of Qazvin University of Medical Sciences, 21 (4). pp. 83-88. ISSN 24235814

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Abstract

Background: Work-related musculoskeletal disorders, is the cause of most disability and absences created to work. Objective: This study was done in order to survey of effective occupation risk factors on absence from work and going to the doctor caused by musculoskeletal disorders. Methods: This cross-sectional study was done among 114 subjects from rescue groups employees in the city of Qazvin in 2016. Data were collected by Nordic questionnaire and demographic characteristic. Data analyzed by using descript statistic and logistic regression test. Findings: As the results, eighteen (15.7%), and forty-two (37%) rescue work employees were absent from work and gone to the doctor respectively due to pain in the one of body regions during the past year. Occupation group of Red Crescent was absent from work and going to doctor than firefighter due to musculoskeletal disorders in univariate, and multivariate analysis (5.2, 13.09 times) respectively. Conclusion: Risk factors including work history and kind of job can influence on the consequence of musculoskeletal disorders.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RN Health > RN1003 Occupational Health
Divisions: University Portal > vice chancellor > vcr
Depositing User: pr vcen research
Date Deposited: 14 Dec 2017 07:05
Last Modified: 14 Dec 2017 07:05
URI: http://eprints.qums.ac.ir/id/eprint/7050

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