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Background – Musculoskeletal disorders (MSDs) are one of the major concerns among industry workers which have a great influence on their work productivity. The aim of this study is to find out the prevalence of postural deviations among industry workers.

Method- Industry workers were selected based on inclusion and exclusion criteria. After taking consent, images of the workers were clicked using phone camera (Google Pixel 6a-12.2 megapixels) from all four different views and the GaitON software was used to analyze any deviations from normal posture. Accordingly, the study was conducted to determine the prevalence of postural deviations in workers.

Result-Descriptive statistics, including frequency and percentage, were calculated for the analysis. The data revealed that 99.57% had a transverse anterior superior iliac spine (ASIS) angle, 99.57% had a Horizontal acromion angle, 82.7% had a Forward head angle (FHA), 58.22% had shoulder angle and 29.11% had a Rearfoot angle.

Discussion- Industrial workers are exposed to a range of physical and ergonomic hazards on the job. Adopting awkward positions can contribute to the development of MSDs. Therefore, the study seeks to evaluate postural deviations among industry workers.

Conclusion- The current research indicates that poor posture among industrial workers can have adverse effect on their health, potentially causing musculoskeletal issues later on. Moreover, early retirement, disability, and absenteeism are all its occupational hazard.

Keywords – Ergonomics, Forward head angle (FHA), GaitON, Musculoskeletal disorder (MSD),Postural deviation

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