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Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) are a group of disease conditions that interfere with activities. Includes the system of muscles, tendons, ligaments, nerves, cartilage, and bones. This study aims to determine the relationship between work posture, body mass index, and years of service with complaints of musculoskeletal disorders in packing workers at the Tower Unit of PT. Bukaka Teknik Utama Tbk. Cileungsi in 2023. This research method is quantitative with a cross sectional design. The research sample is 33 packing workers. Data collection used the NBM questionnaire, and the REBA worksheet by observation. Statistical test using chi-square test. The data is processed using a statistical application. The results showed that some workers experienced MSDs complaints with non-ergonomic work postures, abnormal body mass index (BMI), and work experience of more than 5 years and there was a relationship between work posture p = 0.001, body mass index (BMI) p = 0.008, working period p = 0.021 with Musculoskeletal Disorders complaints. It is expected that workers with a working period of more than five years will maintain their weight so that they are in the normal BMI category by adjusting their diet, companies can optimize policies related to joint exercise, doing stretching before starting work, doing routine MCU to clearly identify diseases in the musculoskeletal system.


 


Keyword : Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs), working posture, body mass index (BMI) and years of service


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