FACTORS AFFECTING OF MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDER’S (MSDS) COMPLAINTS ON THE DRIVERS OF GAJAH MADA PUBLIC TRANSPORTATION MEDAN

Agnes Ferusgel, Nurul Rahmawati

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Background & Objective: Musculoskeletal disorders complaints are complaints in the joints, ligaments and tendons which are caused because the muscles receive static loads repeatedly and continuously for a long time. This study to determine the influencing factors nd musculoskeletal disorder's (MSDs) complaints on the drivers of Gajah Mada public transportation Medan. Material and Method: The research design was analytical survey research method using cross sectional approach. The samples in this study were 30 people who were the total population of public transport drivers. The data analysis using regression linear test. Result: The majority of the drivers are in the majority aged 52-59 years old at 30.0%. The 1-6 year work period is 30.0%. Work attitude in the medium category is 90%. Conclusion: There is an influence of age, years of service and work attitude towards musculoskeletal disorder’s complaints on Gajah Mada public transport drivers Medan. It is also hoped that the driver will use the rest time to relax the muscles that aim to stretch the muscles so as not to cause muscle tension when working.

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