Container Crane Operator Ergonomics Analysis PT. X Port Of Tanjung Perak, Surabaya

Eko Mardiyanto, Denny Ardyanto, Hari Basuki Notobroto


Container crane operator Jobs the majority was sitting, and bent over to look down. This is always done the operator because of the position of the operator's cabin is located at an altitude of 30-40 meters. The purpose of this research is to analyze the causes of musculoskeletal disorders container crane operator PT. X port of Tanjung Perak, Surabaya.This study reviewed data retrieval is the ways of quantitative research with cross sectional design research. The results showed that the analysis of Anthropometry and body posture with a method operator RULA shows that need further investigation against aspects of ergonomics and posture improvement work required with level 4 score in action. Most of the work stations used by the operator do not comply with Anthropometry operator. The entire container crane has the temperature of the working environment in compliance with threshold values (28-32 ° C). Whole body vibration is still below the threshold. Measurement of hand and arm vibration indicates that exposure to the vibrations of the hands and arms are still below the threshold limit value (TLV). The majority of container crane operator PT. X port of Tanjung Perak Surabaya has complaints of Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs) are. The objective of this study was to analyze the relationship between work stations, Anthropometry and Musculoskeletal complaints Disorders cause operator container crane in PT. X port of Tanjung Perak, Surabaya. This type of research is research used descriptive with cross sectional design research. The research was carried out in PT. X port of Tanjung Perak Surabaya, took place in January 2015. The results of the cross-tabulations showed that an operator who has aged less than 40 years, the work of less than 5 and 5-10 years, have a habit of smoking and having a bad work stations have more complaints of Musculoskeletal Disorders (MSDs).

Keywords: Container cranes, work stations, RULA, Musculoskeletal Disorders.

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