Effect of improvement on work attitudes and work environment on decreasing occupational pain

  • I Ketut Widana Mechanical Engineering Department, Bali State Polytechnic, Badung, Indonesia
  • Ni Wayan Sumetri Business Administration Department, Bali State Polytechnic, Badung, Indonesia
  • I Ketut Sutapa Civil Engineering Department, Bali State Polytechnic, Badung, Indonesia
Keywords: Environment, Ergo, Fatigue, Mechanical, Musculoskeletal


This research is an observation conducted on the health aspects of the work of carving artists, especially ergo-mechanical implementation to reduce subjective complaints. Ergo-mechanical is a set of equipment to maintain working environment conditions to remain within the required limits, so that the carving artist remains in a safe and comfortable condition. This study begins with direct observation of the process of carving handicrafts in several centers of carving crafts in Badung, Tabanan and Gianyar Districts. In accordance with the Bali State Polytechnic research master plan, problem solving will focus on human aspects and the use of appropriate technology. This research method is experimental with the design of the same subject, involving 9 samples that carried out activities before and after treatment. Data on environmental conditions, fatigue and musculoskeletal complaints are processed with statistics at a significance level of 5%. The results showed that with ergo-mechanical implementation and ergonomic work stations, occupational health indicators such as musculoskeletal disorders and fatigue showed better data, characterized by decreased musculoskeletal disorders and reduced fatigue.


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How to Cite
Widana, I. K., Sumetri, N. W., & Sutapa, I. K. (2018). Effect of improvement on work attitudes and work environment on decreasing occupational pain. International Journal of Life Sciences, 2(3), 86-97. https://doi.org/10.29332/ijls.v2n3.209