Health Department of Indonesia
Health Polytechnic Semarang
Faculty of Environment health Purwokerto
Scientific paper, July 2007
Lilyana Puspa Dwie Anggriani.
THE INFLUENCE OF ERGONOMIC HOE USAGE TOWARD DECREASE OF SUBJECTIVE EXHAUSTED IN FARMER AT SAMBENG KULON VILLAGE KEMBARAN SUB DISTRICT BANYUMAS REGENCY YEAR 2007
Xv+54 pages: picture, table, enclosure
Subjective exhausted decreasing working capacity. Farmer working using hoe 5 hour per day, with break time is 30 minutes. Factor that causing subjective complain is working position and hoe size which did not match with our body size. The purposed of the research is to measure the influence of the decrease of farmer subjective complain after using ergonomic hoe.
Research used pre experiment type, with one group pre and post test design method. Data collected from interview, observation, and measure. Data presented with a table and narration. Data analysis is using t test.
Base on research result acquired, the farmer average age is 37.4 year old. Usually, Farmer working using hoe for + 5 hours a day, with 30 minutes break time. Working time average is 8.6 years. Farmer anthropometry data, for example average farmer height is 162.6 cm, arm length average is 62 cm, and hips height average is 82.6 cm. Subjective complain score before using ergonomic hoe is 65. And subjective complain after using ergonomic hoe is 36. Statistic test result with t test is 15.51 >3,747 (α0.01).
The conclusion from the research is there is a different between after and before using ergonomic hoe. To those farmers which use short handle hoe is better to using long handle hoe or accordingly with their body size, therefore to decrease subjective complain.
Literature : 13 (1982-2006)
Keyword : ergonomic hoe