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Investigation of ergonomics risks related factors affected to re bar workers in construction sites

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dc.contributor.advisor Gunatilake S Kosgahakumbura NM 2019 2019 2019
dc.description.abstract Effects of Ergonomics Risks Related Factors to Reinforce Workers in Construction Sites When thinking about Sri Lankan workers, professionals in OHSE, other involving parties are not interested in Ergonomics due to various reasons such as non-availability of data, ergonomics risk are not available in short term, workers do not think that they will face such illness as muscular skeletal disorders in their work life, consideration on manufacturing industries who have foreign base in Sri Lankans and apparel trade have followed ergonomics to some extent. In construction industry no strong evidence have been found and it is necessary to propose a framework to enhance health and safety conditions in construction industry in Sri Lanka. This study is aiming to identify the Ergonomics risk factors faced by reinforcement workers in construction industry. The descriptive study was carried out through a preliminary survey, questionnaire survey and case study of selected workers. Data was analyse by using Percentage on work patterns, frequencies, averages of selected criteria and risk factor assessment tools. Mean and Mode also adapted to the analysis. Almost eighteen criteria were selected for analyses the collected data along with the posture analyses modal. As per the analysis tools posture scores are under very high & high levels, As per the other criteria’s work patterns was not in satisfactory levels according social criteria. On recommendations, In general labor handing on reinforcement work has to do in more organized manner to overcome ergonomics complications at construction sites. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.subject ERGONOMICS en_US
dc.subject CONSTRUCTION INDUSTRY-Risk Studies en_US
dc.subject RISK MANAGEMENT en_US
dc.subject POSTURE en_US
dc.subject BUILDING ECONOMICS-Dissertations en_US
dc.title Investigation of ergonomics risks related factors affected to re bar workers in construction sites en_US
dc.type Thesis-Abstract en_US
dc.identifier.faculty Architecture en_US MSC in Occupational Safety and Health Management en_US
dc.identifier.department Department of Building Economics en_US 2019
dc.identifier.accno TH3984 en_US

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