Work Related Visual Disorders in Mellat Bank Personnel at Kermanshah City (2012)

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Akbar Barzegar 1 , * , Mahmood Babaveisi 2 , AmirHossein Hashemian 3 , Nadia Chaboksavar 4

1 Ph.D. in Occupational Health, Department of Occupational Health, Faculty of Public Health, Isar Square, Kermanshah, Iran

2 B.S. in Occupational Health, Department of Occupational Health, Faculty of Public Health, Isar Square, Kermanshah, Iran

3 Ph.D. in Biostatistics, Department of Biostatistics, Faculty of Public Health, Isar Square, Kermanshah, Iran

4 Laboratory Expert, Faculty of Public Health, Isar Square, Kermanshah, Iran

How to Cite: Barzegar A , Babaveisi M , Hashemian A , Chaboksavar N . Work Related Visual Disorders in Mellat Bank Personnel at Kermanshah City (2012) , J Clin Res Paramed Sci. 2017 ; 5(4):e81930.

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Journal of Clinical Research in Paramedical Sciences: 5 (4); e81930
Published Online: February 02, 2017
Article Type: Research Article
Received: June 10, 2016
Accepted: December 01, 2016

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Abstract

Background: Employees working in banks are the personnel that deal a lot with computers at shift work. Those who spend long time per day working on computer tasks experience symptoms like visual disorders. Then in this study, the prevalence of work related visual disorders was investigated in Mellat bank personnel at Kermanshah City.

Methods: All personnel of Mellat banks with age of lower than 40 years were investigated by using a questionnaire and a checklist. Statistical tests were used in order to survey the relationsheep between visual disorders and some variables.

Findings: Totally, 87 employees were eligible and participated in the study. 29.9% of the employees were wearing medical glasses that 10 persons of them had to wear glasses after employing and using computer at work. Headaches (60.9%), eye burning sensation (58.6%), eye redness (56.3%), pain in the eyes (54%), and tearing (44.8%) were the most prevalent symptoms among the employees. Eighty three percent of them complained from at least one visual symptom. There was no significant relationsheep between visual disorders prevalence and other variables.

Conclusion: As the employee in bank must use computer at work, then it is necessary to use appropriate ways for correcting workplace position and preventing measures at workplaces such as banks.

Keywords

Computer Visual disorders Mellat bank Kermanshah

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