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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In September 2000, the British government's Health and Safety Executive department issued "Supermarket Checkouts and Musculoskeletal Disorders," a report with regulatory guidelines that looked at the then-current research linking the checkout process to repetitive motion disorders among supermarket employees.
Szabo and Michael Madison, "Carpal Tunnel Syndrome as a Work-Related Disorder," Repetitive Motion Disorders of the Upper Extremity (Rosemont: American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons, 1995): 426-427.
The plaintiffs were diagnosed with repetitive motion disorders, which were allegedly caused by the nature of their jobs with the defendant employer.

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