Posts tagged with: repetitive stress injuries

Minimizing some of the repetition by designing the job around the worker, or allowing or forcing periodic breaks can keep your most productive workers from becoming part of the statistical loss of 31+ work days due to RSIs for U.S. businesses each year. Designing jobs with tasks that offer a variety of physical activity: standing,......
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With the high costs of RSIs costing U.S. employers $80 billion in medical expenses and worker’s compensation claims along with 31+ days of lost work time each year, employers cannot afford to ignore the environmental and equipment needs of computer users. For a little more research work, money and willingness to look outside the typical......
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Rising cases of cumulative trauma disorders (CTD) or repetitive stress injuries (RSI), in office environments have the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) concerned, along with many employers. According to OSHA, CTDs account for two-thirds of all workplace injuries and illnesses reported, with 31+ days of work loss time. CAD-based offices are three times......
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