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Fatigue situation in tile industries workers

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Author(s): GH. Halvani | M.H. Baghianimoghadam | MH. Rezaei

Journal: Iran Occupational Health
ISSN 1735-5133

Volume: 4;
Issue: 3;
Start page: 57;
Date: 2007;
Original page

Keywords: Fatigue | Workers of tile factories | Ms model about fatigue

ABSTRACT
  Background and aims   Fatigue is one of factors to cause Disorders and many of diseases. Fatigue to fatigue can due to increase the occupational accidents. The chronic fatigue can cause the decrease of National production. Because of above reasons we decided to survey the fatigue of workers of tile factories in yazd city.   Methods   This Cross-sectional study was carried out in spring and summer of 1383, among the workers of factories in yazd city.The number of cases was 380 person that were selected by  random cluster sampling method. Data were analyzed by SPSS and EP12 program and used the c 2   test.   Results   The cases were 78.9% male and 12.1% female.About 47% of workers all of the day were fatigue. about 30.7% some of the time days were fatigue. only the fatigue 22.3% of workers was less. There was not any worker with no fatigue. The due of fatigue of 50% of workers was  cammulative trauma disorders (CTD). The 99% of workers believed that the best way for reducing  and controlling the fatigue is short time rests in a day, showering with the cold water, drinking the  cold liquids and having tea and coffee.   Conclusion   The results of many studies that were carried out in Iran and out of Iran about the fatigue are same as the result of current study.
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