Relationship between Fatigue and Musculoskeletal Complaints on Pedicab drivers in the Pedicab Association Solo Balapan Station

Authors

  • Novvini Miriam Suaebo1, Kinanti Anggraini Dewi2, Abdul Rohim Tualeka1

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i2.3106

Keywords:

Fatigue, Musculoskeletal, Pedicab drivers

Abstract

Musculoskeletal complaints can occur when muscles or skeletons receive a load or work is done repeatedly and the work is done for a long time. Pedaling a pedicab every day for a long time can cause fatigue. The fatigue felt by the pedicab drivers will have an impact on the pain in the muscles both in the legs, back, hands, shoulders, and neck. The aim of the study was to determine the relationship between the level of work fatigue and musculoskeletal complaints on pedicab drivers in the pedicab association Solo Balapan Station. This type of research is quantitative research. The research method used observational research. The study design was cross-sectional. The population in this study were 35 pedicab drivers, a sample of 33 people. Instrument research uses a questionnaire. Data analysis used the test Fisher exact. The results showed that there was a relationship between the level of work fatigue and musculoskeletal complaints (p=0.001). There is no relationship between age of workers and musculoskeletal complaints (p=1). There is no relationship between work periods drivers and musculoskeletal complaints (p=1). There is no relationship between the length of work/day with musculoskeletal complaints (p=0.273). There is no relationship between the average distance traveled with musculoskeletal complaints (p = 0.273)

Author Biography

Novvini Miriam Suaebo1, Kinanti Anggraini Dewi2, Abdul Rohim Tualeka1

1Department of Occupational Health and Safety, Faculty of Public Health, Airlangga, University, Indonesia, 2Faculty of Health Science, Muhammadiyah University, Surakarta, Indonesia

Published

2020-04-29

How to Cite

Novvini Miriam Suaebo1, Kinanti Anggraini Dewi2, Abdul Rohim Tualeka1. (2020). Relationship between Fatigue and Musculoskeletal Complaints on Pedicab drivers in the Pedicab Association Solo Balapan Station. Indian Journal of Forensic Medicine & Toxicology, 14(2), 1389-1393. https://doi.org/10.37506/ijfmt.v14i2.3106