Volume 1, Issue 2, August 2016, Page: 35-38
An Assessment of Work-Related Disorder/Pain Among Computer Users in Nigeria
Edosomwan Joseph Henry, Department of Computer Science, College of Education, Benin City, Nigeria
Edosomwan Taiwo Oluwakemi, Department of Computer Science, College of Education, Benin City, Nigeria
Received: Jul. 11, 2016;       Accepted: Jul. 19, 2016;       Published: Aug. 6, 2016
DOI: 10.11648/j.eas.20160102.14      View  3130      Downloads  60
Abstract
While using computer to solve problems and add value to live, unfortunately other health problems are incurred by user. The aim of this study is to evaluate these presuppose health problems developed while using computer. Many researches has shown that health injuries like: neck strain, eye strain, hand and wrist pain, low back pain and shoulder pain are triggered while using computer, as a result of long use without break or poor interaction between the computer and the user. To do this work, six computer workstation variables were selected to collect data with the help of questionnaire and checklist. Result gotten from respondents was use to plot statistical tables and analyzed. The study shows that most of computer users complained of work-related disorder because of poor computer workstations design, poor interaction between the user and the computer and long period use of computer without periodic.
Keywords
Anthropometry, Work-Related Disorder, Ergonomics, User, Disorder, Musculoskeletal
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Edosomwan Joseph Henry, Edosomwan Taiwo Oluwakemi, An Assessment of Work-Related Disorder/Pain Among Computer Users in Nigeria, Engineering and Applied Sciences. Vol. 1, No. 2, 2016, pp. 35-38. doi: 10.11648/j.eas.20160102.14
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