SURVEY ON WORKING ENVIRONMENT POTENTIALLY TO SLIPS AND FALLS AMONG FOOD PRODUCTION INDUSTRY WORKERS

Author: Sharifah Aznee SYED ALI, Seri Rahayu KAMAT

Abstract:Food production workstation is one of the workplace which manually handle by workers during production activities. The objective of this study is to identify the main factors contribute to slips and falls at food production industry. A qualitative method using survey through questionnaire and observation was utilized to identify the harmful working environment at food production workstation. A questionnaire survey was distributed among thirty workers at the selected food production industry. The findings from this study yielded that there are four main factors contribute to slips and falls accident at the food production and services. The factors are flooring (33.33%), footwear (20.00%), cleaning (13.33%), and environment (13.33%). The outcome can serve as a guideline for further study for better understand the association between lifting, fatigue issue in slip and fall factors at food production working area.

Keywords: working posture, food production, slip and fall

 

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