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by the Clinton administration last November, ignored scientific debate on the cause of repetitive stress disorders, superseded state worker compensation laws and was so broad and vague that it covered more than 100 million employees by OSHA estimates.

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