E3S Web Conf.
Volume 202, 2020The 5th International Conference on Energy, Environmental and Information System (ICENIS 2020)
|Number of page(s)||6|
|Section||Public Health and Epidemiology|
|Published online||10 November 2020|
Identification of Musculoskeletal Disorder Complaint, Dermatitis Incident and Respiratory Disorder in Smoked Fish Worker
Occupational Safety and Health Department, Public Health Faculty, Diponegoro University, Semarang
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Smoked fish is one of the most popular side dishes. Workers in the smoked fish industry do their work with sitting postures in a stool. This posture causes many complaints of musculoskeletal in workers. They are always in contact with water that causing itching and redness. The fogging process of the fish makes the work area full of smoke, so workers complain the shortness of breath. Besides, the work area was always flooded and dirty. The purpose of this study was to describe the hygiene sanitation condition, musculoskeletal complaints, the incidence of dermatitis and respiratory disorder. This research was a quantitative research with cross sectional approach. The study was conducted at a smoked fish center in Bonang, Demak, Central Java. Research subjects as many as 80 people were taken randomly. Data were collected using a questionnaire and analyzed descriptively. The results showed the majority of workers were female by 72.5%, the majority of workers aged ≤35 years by 66,3% and the majority of workers had a working period of <5 years of 52.5%. Health complaints experienced were 87% MSDs complaints, dermatitis 40% and respiratory complaints 76%.
Key words: smoked fish worker / musculoskeletal disorder / dermatitis incident / respiratory disorder
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