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Modifying The Size Of Hoe Handle For Women Farmers Of Marind-Anim Ethnic By Ergonomic Approach

Journal: International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research (Vol.2, No. 8)

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Page : 134-141

Keywords : Keywords hoe handle length; Marind-Anim; ergonomy; anthropometry.;

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Abstrak This study was conducted in Marind Anim ethnic where the farming activities are commonly performed by the women. Majority of the Marind Anim people have body height of 165 or higher. This study was conducted from August 15 2012 to May 12 2013. This study was aimed to find a formula in determining the ergonomic hoe handle length with the objectives to a make the farmers comfortable in cultivating land with ergonomic hoe b change the mindset of Marind Anim people that the hoes with longer handle are better than those with shorther handles c stimulate the Marind ethnic people in cultivating their yard for farming.

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