On Workplace Modifications: Congress delays OSHA rules
- Workplace WELLNESS. Galea, Melissa // Alive: Canada's Natural Health & Wellness Magazine;Feb2011, Issue 340, p55
The article discusses the impact of workplace conditions on an individual's well-being, as it will mean fewer disability claims, lower absenteeism, and boosted productivity. It elaborates on how problems, such as conflict between employees have been linked with repetitive use injuries including...
- Preventing Wrist Pain. // Body Bulletin;Mar2001, Vol. 2 Issue 3, p3
Presents pointers on to how use keyboards properly to prevent repetitive motion injuries.
- No pain, big gains. Lesin, Benjamin E. // American School & University;Apr94, Vol. 66 Issue 8, p36h
Reports on the advantages of preventing repetitive-motion injuries. Physiological effects of using computers; Impact of cumulative trauma disorders (CTDs) on the budget; Measures to prevent CTDs; Role of exercise in preventing CTDs. INSET: Stretching more than the mind..
- Workers can guard against repetitive stress injuries. // Inside Tucson Business;11/11/96, Vol. 6 Issue 33, pAab
Presents pointers in avoiding repetitive strain injuries. Experimentation with various arrangements in workstations; Job design and management; Maintenance of good posture.
- How to fight back against repetitive stress injury. Laidman, Lisa // Business Journal Serving Southern Tier, CNY, Mohawk Valley, Fing;5/15/95, Vol. 9 Issue 10, p26
Discusses how businesses can deal with repetitive stress injury (RSI). Carpal-tunnel syndrome; Parts of the body that risks injury with the use of keyboards and typewriters; Ergonomic proposals from government agencies; Litigations and claims involving computer-related RSI; Cost-saving...
- Muscle abuse. // Scholastic Choices;May97, Vol. 12 Issue 8, p5
Offers tips on the avoidance of overuse injuries or muscle strains and sprains. Importance of gradual acceleration of muscle activities; Playing a variety of sports to avoid putting too much strain on the same part of the body; Incorporation of stretching exercises into the warm-ups and...
- Reducing repetitive motion injuries with preventive ergonomic strategies. Robinson, Susan S. // Public Health Reports;Mar/Apr94, Vol. 109 Issue 2, p182
States that repetitive motion injury has become the occupational injury of the 1990s. Looks at an action plan initiated by the occupational health nurse at Erie Insurance Group to resolve repetitive motion disorder (RMD) in the home office; Ergonomic workstation analysis; Costs of RMD claims;...
- 3 ways to prevent overuse injuries. // Body Bulletin;May96, p3
Gives three ways to prevent overuse injuries. Includes increasing activity by no more than ten percent a week; Stretching daily to increase flexibility of muscles; Stopping an activity if one feels pain.
- Repetitive stress wanes with ergonomically modified workplace. Hager, Bill D. // South Carolina Business Journal;Nov95, Vol. 14 Issue 10, p4
Reports that the ergonomic set-up of each employee's workstation prevents repetitive stress injuries. Repetitive stress ailments; Central message of ergonomics.