repetitive strain injury

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repetitive strain injury:

see repetitive stress injuryrepetitive stress injury
or repetitive strain injury
(RSI), injury caused by repeated movement of a particular part of the body. Often seen in workers whose physical routine is unvaried, RSI has become epidemic since computers have entered the workplace in large
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repetitive strain injury

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Construction companies would be excluded from having to comply with OSHA's repetitive motion injury prevention rule if the agency decides to stick with its present thinking.
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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, repetitive motion injury (RMI) trauma cases have increased from 23,800 in 1972 to over 332,000 in 1994 and account for 60% of all occupational illness, costing $20 billion dollars annually in workers compensation claims.

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