publication . Article . 2017

A Review on Methods for Assessing Risk Factors of the Upper Limb Disorders among Cashiers in Grocery Retail Industries

Muhammad Fareez Ahmad Zuhaidi; Mohd Nasrull Abdol Rahman;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2017 Journal: MATEC Web of Conferences, volume 135
  • Publisher: EDP Sciences
Abstract
This paper provides an overview of the various methods that have been developed for the assessment of risk factors for upper limb disorders among cashiers in grocery retail industries. This paper is essential as upper limb disorders have been known as one of the prime cause of work-related disability in various countries. The methods used for the assessment were the Disabilities of the Arm, Shoulder and Hand (DASH) questionnaire, the Assessment of Repetitive Tasks (ART), the Job Strain Index (JSI) and the Occupational Repetitive Actions (OCRA) Checklist. DASH questionnaire is a structured interview in determining the prevalence of the upper limb disorders, while...
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free text keywords: lcsh:Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General), lcsh:TA1-2040, Job strain, Dash questionnaire, Direct observation, Dash, Structured interview, Upper limb, medicine.anatomical_structure, medicine, Physical therapy, medicine.medical_specialty, Risk assessment, Checklist, Engineering, business.industry, business
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