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Table 4 Perceived implementation of the prioritised ergonomic measures according to the implementers (n = 65)

From: Process evaluation of a participatory ergonomics programme to prevent low back pain and neck pain among workers

Ergonomic measures perceived as implemented Type of ergonomic measure
All departments (n = 18) Individual (n = 31) Physical (n = 25) Organisational (n = 7)
Yes (%) 53 30 25
Partly (%) 21 26 47
No (%) 26 44 28
Mental workload departments (n = 10) Individual (n = 11) Physical (n = 7) Organisational (n = 5)
Yes (%) 26 33 15
Partly (%) 32 41 46
No (%) 42 26 39
Light physical workload departments (n = 1) Individual (n = 1) Physical (n = 2) Organisational (N/A)
Yes (%) 100 100 N/A
Partly (%) 0 0 N/A
No (%) 0 0 N/A
Mixed workload departments (n = 3) Individual (n = 11) Physical (n = 4) Organisational (N/A)
Yes (%) 79 31 N/A
Partly (%) 17 13 N/A
No (%) 4 56 N/A
Heavy physical workload departments (n = 4) Individual (n = 8) Physical (n = 12) Organisational (n = 2)
Yes (%) 44 16 50
Partly (%) 18 26 50
No (%) 38 58 0
  1. N/A = not applicable