A Study on Job Training for Risk Factors Analysts of Work-related Musculoskeletal Disorders

근골격계질환 관련 유해요인조사자의 직무교육에 관한 연구

  • Choi, In-Seok (Department of Industrial Systems Engineering, Hansung University) ;
  • Jeong, Byung-Yong (Department of Industrial Systems Engineering, Hansung University)
  • 최인석 (한성대학교 산업시스템공학과) ;
  • 정병용 (한성대학교 산업시스템공학과)
  • Published : 2008.11.30


This study conducted two surveys to establish an educational system to prevent work-related musculoskeletal disorders. The first survey investigates the factors influencing the recognition of job specifications for risk factor analysts of work-related musculoskeletal disorders. The respondents of the first survey were selected from 173 different small-sized manufacturing enterprises having less than 300 workers and had experienced the inspection of risk factors. The results of the first survey shows that better recognition of job specifications are followed by the increase of education time, but regardless of the positions and periods of job experience. Among the respondents with a high level recognition, the second survey was conducted. According to the results, it is presented that 2, 8, 16 hours are the most suitable for educating workers, superintendents, and risk factors analysts. Based on the results of the second survey, educational contents have also been suggested. This research will provide the basic information when forming education systems to prevent musculoskeletal disorders.


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