TITLE

Claims hike prompts search for RSD remedies

AUTHOR(S)
Sweeney, Kevin
PUB. DATE
July 2001
SOURCE
Employee Benefit News;Jul2001, Vol. 15 Issue 9, p17
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports on the search for remedies to repetitive strain disorder (RSD) by employers due to an increase in short-term disability claims. Number of increase in the claims at the MetLife Disability company; Strategies of employers against RSD; Views on the ergonomic standard; Number of musculoskeletal injuries reported in 1999.
ACCESSION #
4838840

 

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