Chair Design Work With Ergonomic Aspects to Reduce Musculoskeletal Complaints PT Pinaco Main in Indonesia (PUI)
Fauzi, Imam Maulana
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Fire extinguisher recharging is a key activity in PT Pinaco Utama Indonesia . In these activities, the workers doing the work manually with ergonomic postures that can lead to complaints on the musculoskeletal system. In the preliminary study , a questionnaire used Nordic Body Map is used to identify specific problems in parts of the body and using REBA ( Rapid Entire Body Assisment ) to determine the level of risk working posture. This preliminary study shows that workers have a lot of complaints on the part of their body with a high level of risk and very high. For that we need a tool that can reduce complaints on musculoskeletal system. Aids in the form of working chair. The research objective is to design ergonomic office chair and is equipped with several features to accommodate the needs and conditions in PT Pinaco Utama Indonesia. The first step of this research is to develop the expectations of the seat features work then the information is poured into a design concept. Furthermore , this concept is embodied in the design of more specific taking into account the anthropometric dimensions of the worker. Making the design and calculation of production costs made to conduct a feasibility analysis in this study. Results of this research is to produce a work chair that is portable, system settings on a table that can be advanced or reversed and there is also a driving wheel as well as a powder that serves as a reservoir. Based on the identification REBA, the posture of workers improved from a very high level of risk and high into medium and low risk level.