New HSE guidance on using computers and preventing RSI

May 2003
Management Services;May2003, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p4
Academic Journal
The Health and Safety Executive has published new guidance to aid prevention of musculoskeletal disorders such as backaches or repetitive strain injury (RSI) at work in Great Britain. The booklets "The Law on VDUs: An Easy Guide" and "Work With Display Screen Equipment" offer advice on using laptops and working with a computer mouse, while the "Aching Arms (or RSI) in Small Businesses" booklet gives advice on RSI in other work activities. Preventive action in most workplaces can be taken easily and need not be expensive by following the guidance.


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