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Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci.2018.7(12): 1809-1814
DOI: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.712.211


A Case Study on Workers’ Perception about Workstation and Its Impact on Their Health in Jack Fruit Processing Enterprise
V. Vijaya Lakshmi1* and J. Deepika2
AICRP- Home Science, Professor Jayashankar Telangana State Agricultural University, Rajendranagar mandal, Hyderabad, 500030, Telangana, India
*Corresponding author
Abstract:

A case study was conducted in Hyderabad city on the worker’s perception about their workstation and its impact on health in jack fruit processing enterprise. It was 18 years old enterprise run by the family members and processing jack husk, and jack pieces for selling across the country through retail stores. It was found that environmental parameters were not comfortable for the workers and were experience low back pain due to mismatch between the anthropometric dimensions and machinery height. Other reasons were repetitive nature of work and maintaining awkward postures and persistent as the enterprise was being run throughout the year. The study implies that there is a scope for improvement in the workstation design.


Keywords: Perception, Workstation, Health, Jack fruit processing enterprise
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Vijaya Lakshmi, V. and Deepika, J. 2018. A Case Study on Workers’ Perception about Workstation and Its Impact on Their Health in Jack Fruit Processing Enterprise.Int.J.Curr.Microbiol.App.Sci. 7(12): 1809-1814. doi: https://doi.org/10.20546/ijcmas.2018.712.211