A Study to assess the effectiveness of planned teaching programme on knowledge regarding ergonomics among industrial workers.

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Mr. Satish Nagkumar Salvi, Mrs.Snehalata Reddy


            Study was conducted by using one group pre-test and post-test design. 50 samples were selected by using non- probability convenient sampling technique. We done research tool for 15 experts for validity. All are experts from community health nursing. The experts were selected based on their clinical expertise, experience and interest in the problem being studied. They were requested to give suggestion about the tool. The reliability co-efficient for assessment test-retest method was used the term were coded and the reliability calculated as 0.8 and hence tool was found reliable. Pilot study was conducted by taking 10 samples as per the criteria. The result showed that there is increase in the knowledge about ergonomics and prevent the ill effects. There was no problem with the feasibility of the study. Hence no corrections were done to the methodology and data collection tool. There were two sections for the research study section 1 consists of demographic variable and Section 2consist of structured questionnaire. Study result shows there is significant increase in the knowledge of industrial workers in selected areas regarding ergonomics.  Researcher concluded that the planned teaching programme was effective to increase the knowledge of industrial workers in selected areas regarding ergonomics.

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