Repetitive Strain Injury - Risk Assessment

Producer: Learning Nexus

Duration: 10 minutes.
This product is an online product and is a single-user, 6-month licence.
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This risk assessment will enable managers and/or health and safety representatives to identify RSI risks created by poor technique, inappropriate tasks or unsafe working conditions.

RSI, also known as occupational overuse syndrome, work-related upper limb injury or isometric contraction myopathy, is caused by overuse of the muscles of the hands, wrists, arms or shoulders on a frequent and repeated basis. This risk assessment will enable managers to quickly identify workers at risk.

This product allows the student to print a certificate from the course on sucessful completion.

Please Note: The demo link for this title is representative of the courseware but does not give access to the actual course.

The recommended settings to run this course are:

- Minimum Internet Explorer 6/Netscape Navigator 7
- Flash enabled – Minimum V6
- Popup windows enabled
- Minimum Windows 2000 Operating System
- Authorware may also need to be installed for some courses


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The risk assessment covers:

- Repetitive movement
- Excessive force
- Static exertion
- Contact stress
- Posture
- Activity breaks
- Environment
- Existing medical conditions


The aim of this product to enable the learner to identify RSI risks. It is aimed at every worker potentially exposed to the risk of RSI.

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