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Revista Paraense de Medicina

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BAHIA, Silvia Helena Arias; DINIZ, Carlos Teixeira; SOUZA, Marco Túlio de Souza e  and  XAVIER, Stanley Soares. Ergonomic evaluation of movelarias and occurrences of complaints osteoarthropatys between the moveleiros, in Tomé-açú (Pará). Rev. Para. Med. [online]. 2007, vol.21, n.3, pp.41-46. ISSN 0101-5907.

OBJECTIVE: ergonomicaly to evaluate environments in plants of furniture in the city of Tomé-açu (Pará), verifying the occurrence of related complaints osteo-to articulate to the labor activity between the moveleiros workers. METHOD: study transversal epidemiologist where 40 workers of 13 referring movelarias had been selected which they had been submitted to a questionnaire with itens to the partner-demographic profile, the perception of the worker on its environment of work and the presence of complaints osteo-to articulate. RESULTS: the biggest percentage of the interviewed ones is adult young, with low level of escolaridade, married, above of ideal weight e, had pointed the finishing of the furniture as more tiring activity and the dust as ambient factor that more bothers. The workers did not use Equipment of Individual Protection (EPIs), had cited the concentration and attention as essential to carry through its activities and, they were most of the time in foot with half-flexão of the trunk. The main complaint of the workers was pain, mainly in lumbar region, and 25% already had lacked to the work because of the same one. CONCLUSION: the work in the movelarias of the city of Tomé-açu is carried through in inadequate conditions of security, having offered risks to the health of the workers.

Keywords : health of the worker; ergonomics.

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