It was undisputed that Atlantic had delivered the scallops to RSI
in good condition;
VARIOUS factors have the potential to cause upper limb disorders, according to the HSE, including repetitive work, uncomfortable working postures, sustained or excessive force, carrying out tasks for long periods without suitable rest breaks, or a poor working environment - and, experts stress, RSI
can lead to permanent disabilities, so needs tackling at an early stage.
It's not just using computers |(above) that can contribute to RSI
, our use of phones (right) can too | It's not just using computers |(above) that can contribute to RSI
, our use of phones (right) can too
Andrew Charman, RSI
'86 alumnus and lecturer of physics at University of California, Berkeley, will lead RSI
At the University of Johannesburg (UJ), RSI
has been incorporated into an educational strategy on airway management which spans four years.
presently has plants and operations in Saudi, the UAE, Syria and Egypt.
Some experts argue RSI
doesn't have a single cause and think a variety of factors, including genes and personality, play a part.
CSP spokeswoman Pauline Cole said: "There is a clear opportunity for employers to do more to provide occupational health services, both with regard to prevention of RSI
It said RSI
now cost bosses almost pounds 300m a year in lost working time, sick pay and administration.
costs employers in Great Britain almost pounds 300 million per year in lost working time, sick pay and administration.
Additional locations are expected to begin using the RSI
solution before the end of 2008.
The Chartered Society of Physiotherapy (CSP) said 86,000 new cases of RSI
were recorded last year among workers ranging from factory employees, nurses and journalists to bricklayers and plumbers.