Volume : VII, Issue : V, May - 2017

A STUDY ON OCCUPATIONAL ERGONOMICS AND ITS IMPACT ON EMPLOYEES PERFORMANCE IN OPTICAL INDUSTRY

N. Arunfred, Benila Pearl

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 Ergonomics act as a tool to improve employee’s performance and productivity of the organization. Even simple ergonomic changes in workplace will have profound effects. In manufacturing industries the workers are facing severe stress and strain resulting in Musculoskeletal Disorders, Repetitive Strain Injury, and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome. The study investigated occupational ergonomics factors which have a high impact over employee’s performance in optical industry in Kanyakumari district.  For the study both primary and secondary data was used. The well structured questionnaire has been used for the collection of primary data from the respondents for the purpose of understanding the existing ergonomics in the organizations This study used descriptive analysis technique to analyze the data. The study reveals that work posture and work environment does not satisfy the employees completely. The organizations has to concentrate on reducing the repetitive motion task causing awkward posture and should provide proper working condition with good illumination and reduced noise.

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N.Arunfred, Benila Pearl, A STUDY ON OCCUPATIONAL ERGONOMICS AND ITS IMPACT ON EMPLOYEES PERFORMANCE IN OPTICAL INDUSTRY, INDIAN JOURNAL OF APPLIED RESEARCH : Volume‾7 | Issue‾5 | May‾2017


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