Prevalence and predictors for musculoskeletal discomfort in Malaysian office workers: Investigating explanatory factors for a developing country.

@article{Maakip2016PrevalenceAP,
  title={Prevalence and predictors for musculoskeletal discomfort in Malaysian office workers: Investigating explanatory factors for a developing country.},
  author={Ismail Maakip and T Keegel and Jodi Oakman},
  journal={Applied ergonomics},
  year={2016},
  volume={53 Pt A},
  pages={252-7}
}
Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are a major occupational health issue for workers in developed and developing countries, including Malaysia. Most research related to MSDs has been undertaken in developed countries; given the different regulatory and cultural practices it is plausible that contributions of hazard and risk factors may be different. A population of Malaysian public service office workers were surveyed (N = 417, 65.5% response rate) to determine prevalence and associated… CONTINUE READING