TEKANAN KERJA DAN MASALAH KESIHATAN DI KALANGAN PENGGUNA - ­PENGGUNA KOMPUTER DI JABATAN KESIHATAN NEGERI TERENGGANU

  • Azmi H. Jabatan Kesihatan Negeri Terengganu
  • Mohd Kamil H. Jabatan Kesihatan Negeri Terengganu
  • W. Fadillah W.H. Jabatan Kesihatan Negeri Terengganu
Keywords: Work stress, health problems, computer users

Abstract

The aim of this study was to identify the problems of stress and health effect among the office computer users. A total of 41 office workers whose job required the use of computers. A set of constructed questionnaire were use to measure the work stress and health problems among workers. The data was analyzed by using of descriptive and inference statistic. The result showed that subjects who use computer for more than 2 hours would experienced work stress such as fatigue 29(70. 7%), eye and visual symptoms such as blurring of vision 27(65.9%) and musculoskeletal pain at neck 32( 78.6%). However most of symptoms were moderate, There were a significant relationship between the time spent of using computer with problem of stress (r= 0.440, p<0.05) and eyes and visual problem (r=0.319, p<0.05). However there was no significant relationship between the work station design with stress, musculoskeletal, eye and visual problems. Therefore the longer time spent using computer will lead to health problems. Using the safety operating procedure will ·reduce the work stress problems.

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Published
2002-03-01
How to Cite
Azmi H., Mohd Kamil H., & W. Fadillah W.H. (2002). TEKANAN KERJA DAN MASALAH KESIHATAN DI KALANGAN PENGGUNA - ­PENGGUNA KOMPUTER DI JABATAN KESIHATAN NEGERI TERENGGANU . Malaysian Journal of Public Health Medicine, 2(1), 13-20. Retrieved from https://mjphm.org/index.php/mjphm/article/view/1225
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