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(Repetitive Strain Injury) Ailments of the hands, neck, back and eyes due to computer use. The remedy for RSI is frequent breaks which should include stretching or yoga postures. See carpal tunnel syndrome, Maltron keyboard, wrist rest, Nintendo thumb, iPod finger and repetitive brain injury.
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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 2015.
At the University of Johannesburg (UJ), RSI has been incorporated into an educational strategy on airway management which spans four years.
RSI 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 and rehabilitation.
It said RSI now cost bosses almost pounds 300m a year in lost working time, sick pay and administration.
RSI 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.