Chapter Five, "Soft Tissue Stretching," examines strethching and sliding exercises that can be used for both carpal tunnel and repetitive strain injuries
. Careful use of them is stressed, as well as the need for gradual and progressive therapeutic stretching.
In fact, it was in workers who were repeatedly exposed to multiple physical factors over the course of their entire shift that the agency found the strongest evidence linking repetitive strain injuries
"We clearly need more enforcement - particularly in areas of occupational health such as tackling repetitive strain injuries
, back pain and stress, as these make up three-quarters of work-related ill-health and are workers' main concerns."
STRESS and overwork, including repetitive strain injuries
, top the list of workers' safety concerns in the Midlands, a TUC survey has revealed.
The turnover rate is high and repetitive strain injuries
The main issues in the region were overwork and stress (55 per cent of workplaces), repetitive strain injuries
(38 per cent), long hours (33 per cent), back strain (31 per cent) and computer display screens (30 per cent).
Nerve damage causing repetitive strain injuries
(RSI), such as carpal tunnel syndrome, can be detected using magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), according to a recent British study.
Repetitive strain injuries
continue to plague an increasing number of workers despite a decrease in overall workplace injuries and illnesses, according to a Labor Department survey.
OSHA's 26-page draft proposes ergonomics regulations that focus mostly on repetitive strain injuries
, like lower back pain and carpal tunnel syndrome.
Pipetman Neo Multichannel pipettes address the growing susceptibility of pipette users to repetitive strain injuries
NEARLY 40,000 factory workers, skilled tradesmen and professionals in the West Midlands have developed repetitive strain injuries
, according to new figures.
FIRMS were yesterday urged to do more to prevent workers getting repetitive strain injuries
, which cost industry pounds 300million a year.