Workers take a major role in our day today life to fulfill the major needs. Musculoskeletal problems are most prevalent health problem among the stone quarry workers, and there is wide prevalence of lack of practice of safety measures among the stone quarry workers. A study was undertaken to assess the effectiveness of structured teaching program on knowledge regarding the prevention of work related locomotion problems among the workers of stone crushing plants. This study was conducted in Stone crushing plants of Thoubal district, Manipur. The research design used for this study is Pre experimental research design (one group pre-test post-test design). The data was collected to assess the pretest and posttest level of knowledge about the prevention of work related locomotion problems .Sample size was 60 and non-probability purposive sampling technique was used in this study. .By using descriptive and inferential statistics the data collected has been analyzed and interpreted. The findings were: Major findings of the study revealed that the pretest knowledge score of the study, 40% of workers having inadequate knowledge during pre- test and 60% of respondent had moderate knowledge and adequate 0%. The pretest mean value is 12.31 with standard deviation of 3.2. The posttest mean value was 25.7 with standard deviation of 2.04. The calculated’ value (27.8) is greater than table value. After implementing the structured teaching program, the workers knowledge was increased. Hence the structured teaching program was effective. There is no association between the pretest knowledge score with demographic variables.
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Sanabam Linthoingambi Devi. Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Program on Knowledge regarding the Prevention of Work-related Locomotion Problems among the workers of Stone Crushing Plants of Thoubal District, Manipur. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2022; 12(2):161-4. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2022.00032
Sanabam Linthoingambi Devi. Effectiveness of Structured Teaching Program on Knowledge regarding the Prevention of Work-related Locomotion Problems among the workers of Stone Crushing Plants of Thoubal District, Manipur. Asian Journal of Nursing Education and Research. 2022; 12(2):161-4. doi: 10.52711/2349-2996.2022.00032 Available on: https://ajner.com/AbstractView.aspx?PID=2022-12-2-1
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