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Ciencia & trabajo

versão On-line ISSN 0718-2449

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XAVIER LIMA, Ines Alessandra; MENEGHINI BELMONTE, Luana; PEREIRA MORO, Antonio Renato  e  MONTERROSA QUINTERO, Armando. BODY DISCOMFORT, CARGO PHYSICAL AND FLEXIBILITY IN LEVEL WORKERS IN THE ADMINISTRATIVE SECTOR A Higher EDUCATION INSTITUTION IN SOUTHERN BRAZIL. Cienc Trab. [online]. 2016, vol.18, n.57, pp.145-149. ISSN 0718-2449.  http://dx.doi.org/10.4067/S0718-24492016000300145.

The aim of this study was to identify the profile of the employees of a Secretary of an Education Institution with regard to the complaint of pain and discomfort body. Participants were 41 employees who perform their work activities in sitting on computerized terminals. The instruments used in data collection were: Scale of Pain and/or Discomfort Body, RULA method, Wells's seat. The data were processed using descriptive statistics (mean, standard deviation, relative frequency) and inferential. The analysis of the attitudes of different segments was observed that no position was considered acceptable, it means, all postures generate risk on health of the worker. It is thus a negative profile of employees of this study with regard to the complaint of pain and discomfort body postures and biomechanical overload during task performance and level of body flexibility, which separately or together may cause risks to health worker possibly affecting their performance and quality of life.

Palavras-chave : HUMAN ENGINEERING; OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH; MODALITIES POSITION.

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