RSI case opens door for all office workers
- Insomniac Britain. // Healthcare Counselling & Psychotherapy Journal;Apr2005, Vol. 5 Issue 2, p3
This article reports that the pressure of long working hours is creating an "anxiety society" in desperate need of a good night's sleep. According to a new report produced by the Future Foundation for the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy, twelve million people in Great...
- Did you know? // Safety Alert for Supervisors;2/27/2012, Vol. 9 Issue 208, p6
A quiz about repetitive-strain injuries in the workplace is presented.
- RSI A Small Fraction of Workplace Injuries. Fletcher, Meg // Business Insurance;06/14/99, Vol. 33 Issue 24, p3
Reports on the federal statistics on workplace injuries in the United States showing that repetitive motion injury among office workers is minimal. Prevalence of office-related ergonomic injuries; Statistics on the number of injuries related to repetitive typing or data-entry jobs; Other...
- RSI rates over-inflated in EU. // Occupational Health;Feb2008, Vol. 60 Issue 2, p7
The article discusses research being done on workplace repetitive strain injuries (RSI) in Europe. It references a study by Keith Palmer, published in the 2007 online edition of "First Occupational and Environmental Medicine." The study included 5,000 randomly chosen patients from five general...
- IS ANYONE ELSE SUFFERING THE SAME PAIN? Holland, Sheila // Podiatry Now;Mar2012, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p40
A letter is presented in which the author states that he is suffering from Occupational Overuse Syndrome or Repetitive Strain injury (RSI) since 6 years along with symptoms of pain, and inquires if any other podiatrists have experienced similar symptoms and found a solution for it.
- Repetitive motion not culprit in most office-related injuries. Fletcher, Meg // Crain's Cleveland Business;06/21/99, Vol. 20 Issue 25, p40
Highlights the United States Department of Labor statistics on workplace injuries and illnesses in 1997. Finding that repetitive motion injuries among office workers make up only a small number of total cases; Popular opinion about the prevalence of office-related ergonomic injuries; Number of...
- AnÃ¡lise das limitaÃ§Ãµes, estratÃ©gias e perspectivas dos trabalhadores com LER/DORT, participantes do grupo PROFIT--LER: um estudo de caso. Santos Pessoa, Juliana da Costa; Gatto Cardia, Maria Claudia; da Costa Santos, Maria Luiza // Revista CiÃªncia & SaÃºde Coletiva;2010, Vol. 15 Issue 3, p821
This study had as aim to analyze the limitations, strategies and perspectives of the workers with RSI/WRMD, participants of the PROFIT - LER group, of the Universidade Federal da ParaÃba. So, individual interviews were realized, using a recorder and a form, that involved questions related to...
- Talking to Patients: Office Ergonomics. // ACA News (American Chiropractic Association);Nov2007, Vol. 3 Issue 11, p19
The article discusses issues concerning office ergonomics and workplace injury. Workplace injuries are also called repetitive stress injuries or cumulative trauma disorders. They are caused either by poor workstation design, poor posture or repetitive job performance. To prevent workplace...
- When the body takes the strain. Bird, Howard // New Scientist;7/7/90, Vol. 127 Issue 1724, p49
Discusses the causes of repetitive strain injuries. Symptoms; Diagnosis; Work-related syndromes; Recommendations on how to identify the precipitating mechanical factor that leads to repetitive stress injuries.