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Redesign of Young Coconut Peeler Tool Based on the Job Strain Index Method

Journal: International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engineering Research and Development (IJMPERD ) (Vol.10, No. 3)

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Page : 10657-10664

Keywords : Job Strains Index; Posture Work; Anthropometry & Work Accident;

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The flesh of a direct coconut consumed, and water coconut can instantly drink and drink refreshing without through processing. So many people like this fresh beverages. But often a little regard for risks to be inflicted. When the process of cleavage, coconut workers use a sharp as the tools by the position of hands very close to the skin of young to be cut and likely the machete hit the hands of the sellers. Posture in the seller of this palm was also considered fewer ergonomics. Posture work with the shoulder and neck bent also drew the occurrence of injury musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs). The questionnaire nordic body map shows that 28 respondents experienced musculoskeletal complaints that means that the upper body. Then it will be the measurement of posture work on a job a strain of index by determining six parameters that next used as variable as a multiplier. The experimental work on this obtained the value of multiplier by 4.5 which means the working posture is on a scale 2. These activities were categorized as can pose an important ongoing risk. Revisions have been done is design an apparatus produced by based on Indonesian anthropometry. Anthropometry used of them is high the elbow up for the service of (D4): 95 cm, the hip-high (D5): 50 cm, long-range fore (D24) ): 79 cm in size and wide the hands (D29: 16cm

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