Postural Discomfort among Government and Private Bank Workers: A(Comparative study)

Divya¹, Agarwal Shalini²

Student and Assistant Professor

Department of Human Development and Family Studies, School for Home Sciences,Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University,Lucknow-226025, Uttar Pradesh, India

 

Abstract: Postural discomfort is common in workers who work in Bank sector. A exploratory research design was conducted to assess the postural discomfort among bank workers. The study focused on Identification of postural discomfort among bank workers. The sample size of the study was 120 and sample was collected through random sampling through interview schedule along with standardized scale. It was observed that bank workers worked continuously in one posture. Consequently, they suffered from discomfort in different parts of their body, specifically in the shoulders, knees, back, lower back, and upper back, which mainly prevented them from continuing their work. This study also revealed that bank workers had work in congested work areas with many difficulties.

Keywords: Bank workers, Body Mapping scale, Postural discomfort, Posture, working hours, gender.

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