Repetitive Strain Injury Day (RSI Day)

Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI) refers to a category of injuries involving damage to muscles, tendons and nerves caused by overuse or misuse.  For over 20 years the Occupational Health Clinics for Ontario Workers (OHCOW) has been affiliated with this international event in order to increase awareness and prevention of these disorders.  

What was once held as local seminars throughout Ontario has now expanded into the premiere global RSI Day event internationally with attendees from around the world:

Argentina      Egypt Indonesia New Zealand      South Korea
Australia England Ireland Philippines Switzerland
Belgium France Lebanon Poland Tasmania
Canada Germany      Malaysia Portugal Tunisia
China Greece Mexico Saudi Arabia United Arab Emirates
Columbia Hungary Morocco Scotland United States of America  
Ecuador India Netherlands      Slovakia
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For current and past events please select the link below

RSI Day 2020

 

RSI Day 2021 - Exploring New Horizons Webinar Series

OHCOW is pleased to announce our free annual international event continues into its 22nd year to increase awareness and prevention of musculoskeletal disorders. Due to Covid-19 restrictions this year’s event will be held virtually only and has been extended from a one-day event to a weekly webinar series for the entire month of February.

Registration for this free event is required in order to participate. 

Agenda

Date

February 5, 2021

February 12, 2021

February 19, 2021

February 26, 2021

Time

10-12 EST 10-12 EST 10-12 EST 10-12 EST

Theme

Office Ergonomics Ergonomic Tools Musculoskeletal Disorders New Technology

Topics 

Investigating the impact of physical, psychosocial, and behavioural changes related to modern, flexible office settings. Ronny Michael, University of Windsor Introducing the Anthropometrics Calculator. Trevor Schell, OHCOW Sudbury/Ottawa Understanding and Use of WSIAT Discussion Papers. Dave Wilken, OHCOW Provincial Office Understanding Industry 4.0. Allison Stephens, Fanshawe College
A Truly Remote Workstation - Working from Your Car. Daryl Stephenson, OHCOW Hamilton Rapid Upper Limb Assessment. David Mijatovic, OHCOW Toronto Dupuytren's Contracture. Trevor Schell, OHCOW Sudbury; Nazanin Gholami, CROSH/Laurentian University New Assessment Methods for Above-Shoulder Work and Manual Materials Handling. Jim Potvin, UC Berkley/McMaster University 
OHCOW's New Office Ergonomics Handbook - Part 1. Melissa Statham, OHCOW Windsor; Dwayne Fuchs, OHCOW Thunder Bay OHCOW's New Office Ergonomics Handbook - Part 2. Melissa Statham, OHCOW Windsor; Dwayne Fuchs, OHCOW Thunder Bay OHCOW's New Office Ergonomics Handbook - Part 3. Melissa Statham, OHCOW Windsor; Dwayne Fuchs, OHCOW Thunder Bay OHCOW's New Office Ergonomics Handbook - Part 4. Melissa Statham, OHCOW Windsor; Dwayne Fuchs, OHCOW Thunder Bay

Registration/
Videos

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Evaluation Survey

Session 1 survey Session 2 survey
Session 3 survey
Session 4 survey

Additional Notes

OHCOW's ErgoTools
*Slides linked above in Topics area

Videos

Investigating the impact of physical, psychosocial, & behavioural changes related to office settings

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A Truly Remote Workstation - Working from Your Car

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OHCOW's New Office Ergonomics Handbook - Part 1

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