cumulative trauma disorders

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cumulative trauma disorders (CTD),

chronic disorders involving connective tissue (muscles, tendons) and nerve, often resulting from work-related physical activities.
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The operator's job consists of picking and placing parts in a fixture, which removes him from potential injury and reduces the chance for repetitive stress disorders.
House of Representatives is on the verge of voting to repeal the Clinton administration's recent legislation on repetitive stress disorders, or RSDs.
GMA said that the ergonomics rule, issued by the Clinton administration last November, ignored scientific debate on the cause of repetitive stress disorders, superseded state worker compensation laws and was so broad and vague that it covered more than 100 million employees by OSHA estimates.
To avoid it and other repetitive stress disorders, take a break - go surfing - or just give your arm a rest with the new Surf Board.
Wieker points to industry studies that show how such flexibility helps prevent worker fatigue and repetitive stress disorders.
businesses to take specific action to limit exposure to risk factors that cause MSD injuries such as carpal tunnel syndrome and other repetitive stress disorders.
Henley Healthcare is also awaiting FDA approval on its MicroLight 830(TM), a hand-held, low-energy (non-surgical) laser for the treatment of repetitive stress disorders such as carpal tunnel syndrome.
The MicroLight 830(TM) Laser System is a hand-held, low-energy (non- surgical) laser primarily designed for the treatment of repetitive stress disorders such as carpal tunnel syndrome.
Henley Healthcare is also awaiting FDA approval on its MicroLight 830TM, a hand-held, low-energy (non-surgical) laser for the treatment of repetitive stress disorders such as carpal tunnel syndrome.

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