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Ergonomics Risk Awareness in Associated with Employee’s Learning and Experiences

Fazilah, Abdul Aziz and Noraini, Mohd Razali and Nur Najmiyah, Jaafar (2015) Ergonomics Risk Awareness in Associated with Employee’s Learning and Experiences. In: International Symposium on Advancement In Ergonomic and Safety 2015(ERGOSYM2015), 30 November - 1 Decemcer 2015 , UniMAP, Perlis.. . (Unpublished)

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Currently there are many automotive companies still unable to effectively prevent consequences of poor ergonomics in their manufacturing processes. This study purpose is to determine the knowledge and education factors that influence low ergonomics risk awareness among staffs at early product development phase in Malaysia automotive industry. In this study there are three variables, low ergonomic risk awareness, lack of ergonomics knowledge, and insufficient ergonomics education and training. The survey data were gathered from 245 respondents of local automotive companies in Malaysia. The data was analysed through statistical analysis using SPSS software. Study results revealed that low ergonomic risk awareness has influence by lack of ergonomic knowledge and not to insufficient ergonomics education and training. Lack of ergonomic knowledge showed positive linear relationship with the low ergonomic risk awareness. The more lack of ergonomic knowledge; the lower their ergonomic risk awareness. The main contribution of this paper was identified the number of factors of low ergonomics risk awareness and offers better understanding and awareness on ergonomics among employees at early product development phase in automotive manufacturing companies.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Speech)
Uncontrolled Keywords: ergonomic knowledge, ergonomic risk, product development
Subjects: T Technology > TS Manufactures
Faculty/Division: Faculty of Manufacturing Engineering
Depositing User: Mrs. Neng Sury Sulaiman
Date Deposited: 01 Mar 2016 03:25
Last Modified: 08 Feb 2018 07:40
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