Volume No. 2 Issue No.: 2 Page No.: 250-257 October-December 200

 

RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN ERGONOMIC FACTORS AND HEALTH HAZARDS IN SOFT WARE INDUSTRIES (A STUDY CONDECTED AT CHENNAI, INDIA)

 

R. Kauasalya*1 and P. Amuthalakshmi2

1.Department of Mathematics, Bharath University, Chennai (INDIA)

 

Received on : July 4, 2007

 

ABSTRACT

 

In modern era software industry is a boon for job seekers. But as a coin is having two sides one side the industry is encouraging on the other side people are encountering with health hazards. In order to prevent the health hazards we were interested to find the causes for the same. A total of 300 samples having at least five years experience were taken by convenience sampling method. The data was collected by a structured questionnaire The findings are discussed in this paper. We have also suggested some remedial measures to prevent health hazards due to ergonomic factors.

 

Keywords : Ergonomic, Osteoarthritis, Carpal tunnel syndrome Musculoskeletal problem

 

 

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